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 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 Pharmacy Residency
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy 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, medical residents, and community partners. Residents are involved in research, education, committee work and stewardship activities, and develop practice leadership skills.
Recipients of ASHP’s 2015 Pharmacy Residency Excellence Award
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 healthcare professionals
The residents rotate through family and internal medicine clinics on a quarterly basis while also participating in longitudinal experiences.
Core Learning Experiences
Direct patient care: 4 Primary Care Blocks (~12 weeks each)
Health education: 32 weeks. Residents will learn to understand, evaluate, and teach primary literature.
Evidence-based medicine:46-48 weeks. Residents provide certified continuing education for pharmacists and providers.
Leadership/administration:46-48 weeks. Residents will work with pharmacy leaders to improve pharmacy services across the health system.
Other Experiences: geriatrics, medication safety, practice management, presentation/teaching/precepting, professional leadership
We can meet with you in person at PPS to share information about our program. Booth #7606
Meet our current residents at the Residency Showcase on Tuesday December 10th. 8AM – 12PM Booth #5543
Complete the Online Residency Centralized Application at ashp.org/PhORCAS. Deadline is January 2, 2020.
There are 3 positions in Portland with up to 2 being reserved for early commit and 1 position in Central Point, OR
Doctorate of Pharmacy from an accredited college or school of pharmacy, Current valid Oregon pharmacy license, or license eligible prior to employment, • Completion of a postgraduate year one (PGY1) residency or equivalent experience (as defined by ASHP)
Providence Health & Services, the third largest not-for-profit health system, is committed to improving the health of the communities it serves, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Our system includes more than 82,000 caregivers (all employees) serving in a diverse range of ministries from birth to end of life, including acute care, physician clinics, long-term and assisted living, palliative and hospice care, home health, supportive housing and education.
In July 2016, Providence Health & Services came together with St. Joseph Health to form a new parent organization, Providence St. Joseph Health. Together our family of organizations employ more than 119,000 caregivers/employees serving 51 hospitals, 829 physician clinics and a comprehensive range of other health, educational and social services in metropolitan centers and rural settings across seven states – Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.