Minnesota Direct Care and Treatment PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency
Minnesota Direct Care and Treatment
Location: Anoka, Minnesota
This PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program takes place within Direct Care and Treatment, a division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services. It is an accredited, one-year long program of full-time education and training which includes extensive experience in providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care within the specialty area of psychiatry. Pharmaceutical care is provided to people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, chemical dependency, and traumatic brain injury.
This residency is a multisite residency within the Minnesota state hospital system. Core block rotations occur mostly at two main sites in Anoka, MN, and St. Peter, MN, with longitudinal and other experiences occurring at other sites around the state.
NMS # 783066
Program Goals: • Transform from a pharmacotherapy generalist into a psychiatry specialist by expanding on the fundamentals learned in PGY1 year. • Develop into an independent practitioner who can optimize medication therapy management outcomes in psychiatric patients • Prepare for attainment of specialty board certification in psychiatric pharmacy and a career as a psychiatric clinical pharmacy specialist
Benefits: • Stipend is about $58,000 • PTO/sick time accrual • 12 paid holidays per year • Health insurance • Attendance to one national meeting • Travel coverage • Teaching certificate (available if not completed in PGY1)