University of Cincinnati PGY1 Community-Based Residency Program
University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy PGY1 Community-Based Residency
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency programs build upon the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications.
Our program prepares residents to fill positions as clinical providers of advanced patient care services in community-based pharmacy settings with a focus on underserved communities. The program will equip the resident to:
Provide culturally appropriate direct patient care services
Hone skills essential to becoming an integral part of a health care provider team
Educate patients/family members, health care providers, health professions and the community
Develop leadership, research and health care Improvement skills needed to advance community-based practice.
Residency Competency Areas
Patient Care/Patient Centered Dispensing
Disease State Management
Health and Wellness
Transitions of Care
Patient Centered Dispensing
Leadership and Management
Manage day-to-day operations of the pharmacy
Decision making at the organizational level
Developing personal and professional leadership skills
Teaching, Education, and Dissemination of Knowledge
Complete teaching certificate program
Develop, deliver and assess educational programming for multiple learners:
Precept APPE/IPPE students during experiential learning opportunities.
Advancement of Community-Based Practice and Improving Patient Care
Identify, develop and evaluate a quality improvement project
Develop, implement and evaluate a new pharmacy patient care related service
Complete yearlong research project that advances community-based practice
We are recruiting for 6 residents with the following practice partners:
St Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy:
St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy (SVDPCP) in Cincinnati, Ohio provides a last resort, safety net option for uninsured and underinsured individuals by providing no-cost prescription medications. The pharmacy has filled over 700,000 prescriptions valued at over $90 million since opening in 2006. In addition to medications, the pharmacy provides other clinical services such as a free in-house primary care provider, medication therapy management, comprehensive medication reviews, health screenings (hypertension, diabetes), and immunizations all providing over $5 million of healthcare dollars saved each year.
Preceptors: Lydia Bailey, PharmD, BCACP and Danielle Polley PharmD Location: 1125 Bank Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45214
Five Rivers Health Centers:
Five Rivers Health Centers provides medical services to the poor, uninsured and homeless of Dayton, Ohio. Medical services provided are internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics/ gynecological, and pediatrics, with both medical resident and private (MD/NP/PA) providers. The resident will be involved in direct patient care activities including collaborative drug therapy referral service under a collaborative practice agreement, medication therapy management, population health, and specialty services. Five Rivers Health Centers has two retail pharmacies in which the resident will be involved with all operations of a 340b and specialty pharmacy.
Preceptors: Anne Metzger PharmD, BCPS and TJ Dorow PharmD BCPS, Megan Rasch PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP, Leslie Hooper PharmD and Nicolas Borchers PharmD
Medication Mangers consultant pharmacists deliver patient focused and facility centric care through comprehensive customized medication management services to eliminate unnecessary medication, optimize formularies and streamline protocols. LifeLine24 is a privately owned, long-term care pharmacy specializing in high acuity patients/residents. The resident will be involved in providing Medication Regimen Reviews (MRR) which are the monthly review of each patient's clinical status to evaluate, optimize, and streamline medication therapy and staffing and management responsibilities for LifeLine 24 Pharmacy.
Preceptors: Casondra Seibert PharmD, BCGP- Consultant Pharmacist, Andy Mann PharmD, and Joanne Lankford PharmD - Pharmacist, LifeLine24.
Location: 3699 Symmes Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45015
Cincinnati Health Department- Primary Care Clinics (1 position):
The City of Cincinnati operates 6 primary care health clinics located throughout the city in underserved neighborhoods. Each clinic houses primary care and dental services as well as a 340b pharmacy. The resident will be involved in activities related to clinical and dispensing services as well as management activities both at the clinic and system level. Clinical services include chronic disease state management under a collaborative practice agreement covering 5 conditions working in an interprofessional environment.
Preceptors: Jon Burns PharmD, Dave Miller RPh, Quentin Norman PharmD, Lori Sublett PharmD, Brynn Hodges PharmD, Alaina Camblin PharmD, Taylor Ellis PharmD.
Location: 3917 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 450223
Equitas Health (1 position)
Equitas Health Centers strive to be the gateway to good health for those at risk of or infected with HIV, for the LGBTQ+ Community and for those seeking a welcoming healthcare home. In addition to routine primary care, we specialize in HIV/AIDS specialty care, PrEP, trans health, women's health STI screening and treatment and management of chronic conditions. The in house and clinical pharmacy services provide care under collaborative practice agreements. The resident is integrate into all clinic activities from dispensing to management to direct patient care.
Preceptors: Bethanne Brown PharmD, Joelle Alrichs PharmD, AAHIVP, JoMarie Richardson PharmD AAHIVP, Lauren Johnson AAHIVP.
Prospective candidates must be graduates of an accredited college of pharmacy or on track to graduate before June 30th of the application year.
Be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio
Be able to legally work in the U.S. prior to submitting his/her application to the program
Complete the application requirements through PhORCAS
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
Be eligible to administer immunizations in the State of Ohio
Residency candidates must include:
Completed application using PhORCAS
Personal statement (e.g. letter of intent) specific to the site you are applying (ie St Vincent de Paul).
Official transcript for professional pharmacy education
Three references (using the online ASHP standard reference form) from individuals who can attest to your practice skills and abilities. If currently employed, one letter must come from your internship site. Preference given to letters of recommendation from Community or Ambulatory Care APPE rotation preceptors.
Select candidates will be invited for an on-site interview in January or February. The PGY-1 Community Based Pharmacy Practice Residency at the UC James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy in Cincinnati, OH is accredited by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists in Collaboration with American Pharmacists Association. This Residency site participates in the ASHP Resident Matching Program and agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.
About University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy PGY1 Community-Based Residency
The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest Colleges of Pharmacy in the United States. We are located on the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center Campus with the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences. We have partnered with our community to offer 3 unique residency programs for 4 residents under the Community-Based residency umbrella. Each site is located in an underserved area of our community and helps fulfil the mission of our College: To develop progressive pharmacy practitioners and researchers to lead the evolution of healthcare. Residents spend four days a week at the community partner site and one day a week at the College