Thank you for expressing interest in our postgraduate
year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency program. The Department of Pharmacy
Services at the University of Colorado Hospital is pleased to sponsor six ASHP-accredited
PGY1 pharmacy residency positions. The residency training meets the
standards established by ASHP and provides a broad scope of in-depth
experiences leading to an advanced level of knowledge.
The 12-month residency program offers an
excellent opportunity for the Pharm.D. graduate to explore many areas of
interest in a dynamic organization that strives to achieve clinical and
practice management excellence. The residency is an individualized program
based on mutually agreed upon goals. It offers required monthly rotations in
critical care, internal medicine (2 months), administration (including one week
of medication safety), and ambulatory care. There is one required selective
rotation of the residents’ choice in infectious disease, oncology, or
cardiology. Numerous electives are also available in areas such as neonatal
intensive care, transplant, emergency medicine, and many more. Fringe benefits
include health/dental/life/liability insurance, paid time off, and a travel
allowance for required meetings and conferences.
The University of Colorado Hospital is
currently a 650 bed tertiary care center and serves as the principal teaching
facility for the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry at the
University of Colorado. The Inpatient Department of Pharmacy Services has
approximately 70 full-time professional staff and 50 full-time support staff. Faculty
members from the School of Pharmacy have active practice sites at University of
Colorado Hospital. The pharmacy staff members and the faculty work collaboratively
to provide high quality service in all areas.
Applicants must be a Pharm.D. graduate of an
accredited college of pharmacy in the United States and must be eligible for
and obtain licensure in Colorado. A curriculum vitae, an official college of
pharmacy transcript, and three letters of reference must be submitted. Additionally,
a letter of intent, not to exceed two pages, must be submitted. An on-site
interview is required.
Applications are due on January 5, 2018.
We have confidence that our program can provide
you with the challenges and opportunities needed to achieve your career goals.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at (720) 848-6974 for additional
Manager, Acute Care
Residency Program Director
Angie Dangler, Pharm.D.,
Safety Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Residency Program Coordinator