Residents are trained in the provision of compassionate and collaborative primary care to underserved populations and will develop the skills necessary to start a productive career in pharmacy education. Practice opportunities are offered at VGMHC primary care clinics in Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Cornelius. Residents serve as Post-Graduate Instructors within Pacific University's College of Health Professions and gain teaching experience through lectures, skills lab facilitation, and school committee service. For more information, please visit: https://www.pacificu.edu/colleges/college-health-professions/school-pharmacy/post-graduate-training/pgy2
VGMHC serves the low-income and medically underserved populations of Washington and Yamhill Counties with a special emphasis on migrant and seasonal farmworkers. VGMHC's medical home includes clinical pharmacy services, outpatient 340b pharmacies, laboratory, and primary care/behavioral health teams. For more information, please visit: http://virginiagarcia.org. Pacific University School of Pharmacy offers a three-year Doctor of Pharmacy program and is fully accredited by ACPE. The School is housed in the state-of-the-art Health Professions Campus along with seven other programs.
Application Deadline: 01/26/2024
Special Requirements for Acceptance:PharmD, PGY1 residency or equivalent experience, eligibility for Oregon licensure by October 1st. We ask that candidates submit three standardized PhORCAS references. A formal letter of reference is not required; however, we do ask that reference writers provide as much detail as possible in the standardized form. Candidates are also required to submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) that includes the following:
Describe your desire to work as a clinical pharmacy provider with an underserved patient population and/or within a community health center.
Describe your desire to teach (classroom or experiential) through a discussion of past teaching experiences. Explain how these experiences have shaped your future career goals.
Pacific University is a small but diverse community, where students thrive in apersonal academic environment. Tracing its roots back to 1849, when it began as aschool for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making adifference in people’s lives. Nestled in the valley at the base of the coastal range andMount Hood, the university is only a half hour to the Portland metro center.Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate andprofessional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, optometry, education, healthprofessions and business. Pacific University has campuses in Forest Grove,Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, Ore., as well as an office in Honolulu. In addition,a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland areaserve patients and provide students with practical experience.At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close,nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences.International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities havebeen integral parts of the education of nearly 25,000 alumni worldwide who sharein the Boxer spirit.