PGY-1 salary: $56,000
PGY-2 salary: $66,000
Pharmacy residents are classified as full-time employees of the University of Utah. Residents receive a competitive salary and receive a benefits package that includes health, dental and life insurance, and various staff discounts. To ensure the quality of the program, vacation leave is limited to ten days over the course of the year and two days per rotation. Holiday staffing requirements include one major holiday and two minor holidays. Residents attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting each December and the Mountain States Residents Conference held each spring.
17 openings available.
The University of Utah Health is offering multiple pharmacy residency positions. Please email the 2024-2025 program director listed below for the program you are interested in. The program director will coordinate and schedule interviews for the 2023 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting during the Personal Placement Services (PPS) through email.
PGY1&2 combined with MHA Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) (2 positions per year): Ashley Bowden, PharmD, MS, BCPS (Ashley.Bowden@hsc.utah.edu)
Candidates must graduate from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program with a doctor of pharmacy degree (or equivalent combination of education and clinical experience) with a minimum GPA of 3.1 on a 4.0 scale. Residents must have completed or be on track to complete an accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency program to apply. Applicants must be eligible for Utah licensure and are expected to obtain licensure as a pharmacist in Utah within the first 90 days of the start of the program year. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States prior to July 1 of the start of the program year. (UUH programs do not sponsor visas).
The following information is required by the date specified on the residency application for the applicant to be considered for an onsite interview:
Submitted PhORCAS application
Letter of intent
College of pharmacy transcripts
Three letters of recommendation
HSPAL – additional writing prompt
All residency programs at UUH use the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). No paper applications are accepted. Completed applications in PhORCAS are reviewed, and competitive applicants are invited to interview in January or February. (Interviews will be virtual). The program participates in the Resident Matching Program of ASHP.
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Whether it's for routine care or highly specialized treatment in orthopedics, stroke, ophthalmology, cancer, critical care, cardiology, genetic-related diseases, organ transplant, or more than 200 other medical specialties, University of Utah Health offers the latest technology and advancements, including some services available nowhere else in the region.
As part of that system, University Hospitals and Clinics relies on more than 1,400 board-certified physicians and more than 5,000 health care professionals who staff five hospitals.
Pharmacies at University of Utah Health are located in specialty centers and neighborhood health centers across the Wasatch Front, providing services for prescriptions, prescription refills, and a wide variety of over-the-counter medications.
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