University of Missouri Health Care offers two pharmacy residency programs for pharmacy graduates — post graduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy and post graduate year two (PGY2) internal medicine. Both programs address skills such as critical thinking, self-management and independent decision-making to help participants achieve proficiency and confidence as practitioners in patient care environments. MU Health Care stresses the importance of patient-focused practice in collaboration with all health care professionals.

PGY1 Pharmacy Program

The University of Missouri Health Care postgraduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy residency program will facilitate the development of educators and leaders in Pharmacy practice. The program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Our graduates demonstrate excellence in direct patient care and medication use systems, enabling them to confidently pursue their desired area of practice.

Duration: 12 months
Number of positions: 3
Starting date: June 26, 2017
Estimated stipend: $47,476
Interview required: Yes

Learn more about the PGY1 residency program.

PGY1 program purpose

The PGY1 Pharmacy residency programs builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) Internal Medicine residency training.

Eligibility

To qualify for the PGY1 Pharmacy residency program, you must:

  • Be a graduate of an accredited college or school of pharmacy
  • Be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Missouri

Program mailing address

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
University of Missouri Health Care
Pharmacy Services
One Hospital Dr., DC060.00
Columbia, MO 65212

Residency positions are filled according to the rules of the National Matching Service (NMS). An on-site interview is required.

Application submission is through the Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).

The applicant must provide:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official pharmacy school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation

Additionally, applicants must submit an application for employment via the MU Health Care website.

Contact us

For more information or questions about the PGY1 Pharmacy program, please contact:

Laura Butkievich, PharmD, BCPS
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
butkievichl@health.missouri.edu
573-882-8627

Jordan Anderson, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Programs Coordinator
tmaandersonjord@health.missouri.edu
573-875-9385

PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program

The University of Missouri Health Care’s Pharmacy Internal Medicine Residency is a postgraduate year two (PGY2) training program and is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This program offers a one-year position in Pharmacy residency alongside three PGY1 Pharmacy co-residents.

Duration: 12 months
Number of positions: 1
Starting date: July 1
Estimated stipend: $49,849
Interview required: Yes
Learn more about the PGY2 residency program.

Eligibility

To qualify for the PGY2 pharmacy residency program, you must:

  • Be a graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education-accredited pharmacy program with a doctor of pharmacy degree
  • Completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Missouri

How to apply

The preferred method of application submission is through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).

When applying, you should be prepared to provide:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official pharmacy school transcript
  • Three written letters of recommendation (one must be from your PGY1 program director)

Program mailing address

PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program
University of Missouri Health Care
Pharmacy Services
One Hospital Dr., DC060.00
Columbia, MO 65212

Residency positions are filled according to the rules of the National Matching Service (NMS). An on-site interview is required. During this interview, candidates give a 30-minute presentation of their choosing to preceptors and pharmacy staff.

Contact us

For more information or questions about the PGY2 program, please contact:

Ryan Camden, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
camdenr@health.missouri.edu
573-771-7179

Jordan Anderson, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Programs Coordinator
andersonjord@health.missouri.edu
573-875-9385