The Norton Healthcare Post-Graduate Year-2 (PGY2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program is a one year ASHP-accredited residency designed to train pharmacists who specialize in the provision of ambulatory care services at diverse practice settings within a health system. Norton Healthcare is an integrated community health-system in Louisville, KY with four adult hospitals, one pediatric hospital, greater than 90 physician practices, four on-site community pharmacies, and one specialty pharmacy. In addition to developing clinical skills to manage complex chronic disease states in conjunction with an interdisciplinary team, the resident will also be involved in developing ambulatory clinical pharmacy services and precepting students and PGY1 residents. This program offers direct patient care learning experiences in primary care in a Patient Centered Medical Home, diabetes comprehensive medication management for Norton Healthcare employees, transitions of care, advanced heart failure, ambulatory oncology, neurology in a multiple sclerosis practice and memory disorder clinic, population health/employee benefit management, specialty pharmacy, and community pharmacy. Some learning experiences are delivered in a longitudinal design while others are provided in a more traditional block format. Longitudinal learning experiences are also offered in project management and leadership.
All applicants must have completed, or be a current resident in, an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program or one in the accreditation process. All applications must be submitted through PhORCAS by January 1, 2021. The required components of the application include:
Letter of intent
3 references (PhORCAS forms required)
Pharmacy school transcript
All applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky.
About Norton Healthcare
For more than 130 years, Norton Healthcare’s faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients from throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The hospital and health care system is Louisville’s fourth largest employer, providing care at more than 250 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with 1,837 licensed beds; seven outpatient centers; 14 Norton Immediate Care Centers; more than 14,600 employees; nearly 1,000 employed medical providers; and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. Hospitals provide inpatient and outpatient general care as well as specialty care including heart, neuroscience, cancer, orthopedic, women’s and pediatric services. A strong research program provides access to clinical trials in a multitude of areas. In 2018 Norton Healthcare was named by Healthiest Employers as the fourth healthiest place to work in the country. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com.