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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program


The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center is designed to provide the resident with training and experience in various areas of clinical practice, research, and teaching.

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Residents are required to complete rotations in: Orientation, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Pharmacy Informatics, Research, Pharmacy Management, and Emergency Medicine. Elective rotations are available in Oncology, Cardiology, Trauma Surgery, Family Medicine, Nutrition, and Advanced Medication Safety.

Longitudinal Rotations include:

  • Ambulatory Care Continuity Clinic
  • Research

Additional Residency Experiences Include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Completion of a quality improvement project designed to enhance clinical pharmacy services
  • Completion of the Teaching Certificate Program and didactic lectures to Doctor of Pharmacy candidates at the UNM College of Pharmacy
  • Developing general pharmacy skills through work in various pharmacy settings within the CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center one weekend a month and one evening a week
  • Optional participation in the Physical Assessment Certificate program

Upon successful completion of the program, the resident should be prepared to provide advanced levels of pharmaceutical care in a variety of health care settings and/or enter into advanced training programs, such as a Post-Graduate Year 2 residency or fellowship.

Application Process

  • Apply online through the PhORCAS system at
  • Applicants must provide:
    • A letter of intent stating interests and goals.
    • Curriculum vitae.
    • College/School of Pharmacy transcripts
    • Three letters of recommendations from health care professionals who can attest to your practice abilities.
  • An on-site interview is required

Application Deadline: The First Friday of January


  • Salary: approximately $ 50,000
  • Vacation: up to 10 working days
  • Holidays: nine days
  • Health insurance
  • Travel and registration for the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Western States Residency Conference


  • Pharmacy Residency Class of 2019-2020