Idaho State University PGY1 Community-Based Residency
Location: Pocatello, Idaho
The Idaho State University PGY1 Community Residency is ASHP accredited and was established in June 2013 with the first pharmacy residency graduate in 2014. The community-based program at Idaho State University is designed to intentionally develop graduates with the skills necessary to independently (1) create novel clinical services; (2) evaluate sustainability of non-dispensing services in community pharmacy; (3) advocate for the profession through individual leadership and service; and (4) practice as advanced clinicians. Graduates from this program are qualified to pursue PGY-2 training in Ambulatory Care and enter clinical practice in outpatient care settings.
The following qualifications establish eligibility for appointment as a resident in an ISU Pharmacy Residency program:
Graduation from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited college of pharmacy in the USA or Canada
Eligibility for licensure in the State of Idaho by September 1st
Participation in the ASHP Resident Matching Program and PhORCAS
Selection and Application Requirements
Upon completion of an ACPE-accredited PharmD program, all applicants must apply through the online application process known as PhORCAS by the deadline specified each year. The residency selection committee will assess applicant portfolios using consistent criteria to develop a pre-interview rank order list. Interviews are offered to candidates using data gathered from this process.
The application portfolio and process must include:
About Idaho State University PGY1 Community-Based Residency
The PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Idaho State is a unique opportunity to prepare pharmacists with the skills needed to develop and implement advanced patient care services utilizing Idaho's allowance of provider status and prescriptive authority. The resident of this site will work to assist in program development and implementation at our several rural sites while learning the skills to progressively move the future of community pharmacy practice forward. Additional exposure includes management, teaching, ambulatory care and telepharmacy as well as offering direct post-diagnostic care and patient education Graduates from this program are qualified to pursue PGY-2 training in Ambulatory Care and enter clinical practice in outpatient care settings.