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PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency-Central Point

About Providence Medical Group

Providence Medical Group (PMG) is part of Providence Health & Services, a large integrated health care system, and a leading provider of quality medical care in Oregon. PMG operates 8 clinics in the Southern Oregon are and more than 40 primary care clinics in the Portland area dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the community. PMG’s Clinical Pharmacy Department is among the most progressive in the country, allowing residents to learn team-based, evidence-based care.

A Progressive PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency

The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency offers patient care experiences in a team-based primary care setting with the core in direct patient care. Working under clinical pharmacy agreements, residents are responsible for initiating and adjusting medication therapy for a variety of chronic disease states. As a member of the medical home team, residents work closely with providers, support staff, and community partners. Residents are involved in research, education, committee work and stewardship activities, and develop practice leadership skills.

Program Strengths

  • Flexibility allows residents to tailor the residency based on interests
  • Longitudinal learning provides structure and continuity
  • Face-to-face interaction builds relationships with patients
  • Collaboration allows residents to share knowledge and learn from other health care professionals

By the end of the residency program, the resident will be able to:

  • Establish a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice to provide evidence-based, patient-centered treatment
  • Demonstrate leadership and practice management skills
  • Promote health improvement, wellness and disease prevention
  • Demonstrate excellence in training and education
  • Serve as resource for the safe and effective use of medications

Residency Program Purpose Statement

The purpose of the PMG PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency program is to prepare ambulatory care pharmacy residents to provide direct patient care as members of a collaborative interdisciplinary practice.

Residency Structure

Residents rotate through family and internal medicine clinics on a quarterly basis while also participating in longitudinal experiences.

Core learning experiences (all longitudinal)

Direct patient care. Use of clinical pharmacy agreements with a focus on diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, mental health, and pain. Most of resident time is spent in clinic with an emphasis on direct patient care and integration into the medical home team.

Health education. Residents share their expertise with primary care teams and pharmacy learners (APPE students and PGY1 residents). The goal is to ensure the resident can understand, evaluate and teach primary literature.

Practice management. Leadership and independence are critical skills for ambulatory care pharmacists. Residents will manage projects, take part in interdisciplinary workgroups and collaborate with care teams.

Evidence-based medicine. Residents are a resource for clinic providers and patients with general questions about pharmacotherapy, and also provide evidence-based responses to questions from providers. Residents provide certified continuing medical education for pharmacists and physicians.

Leadership/management. Residents will work with pharmacy leaders to improve pharmacy services across the health system.

In addition to the core learning experiences, residents will participate in other activities to gain knowledge, practice-management skills, presentation and teaching abilities, and professional leadership.

To Apply

Complete the Online Residency Centralized Application at ashp.org/PhORCAS
Match number: 773265
Deadline is January 2, 2019

For More Information

Please contact the Pharmacy Residency Program Director:
Chelsea Mannebach, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Providence Medical Group
870 South Front Street, Suite 200
Central Point, OR 97502
503-893-6900