PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program



Thank you for your interest in the PGY1 Residency program at Kaweah Delta Health Care District. The program is a new PGY1 program for 2 residents offering a 12 month postgraduate curriculum with training opportunities in a variety of acute care and practice leadership settings. Residents will rotate through a variety of patient care settings where they will have the opportunity to enhance their ability to provide safe and effective pharmaceutical care while being mentored by a clinical pharmacist in that area.

As a potential resident candidate, know that preceptors at KDHCD are committed to working alongside pharmacy residents to provide an outstanding and innovative post-graduate pharmacy residency program.  We look forward to receiving your application to our program.

General Information

Purpose Statement

Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD) is a community-based teaching hospital committed to producing PGY1 trained clinical pharmacists that exhibit the core characteristics of leadership, evidenced-based practice and service to the community. The PGY1 residency will train pharmacists in professional practice and management activities where they will gain in-depth experience leading to advance practice skills and knowledge of the integration of hospital pharmacy services with the comprehensive needs of individual practice settings. Upon completion, residents will be prepared to practice independently as a general clinical practitioner in an acute care setting or pursue further specialized training.

Program Outcomes

·        Manage and improve the medication-use process

·        Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams

·        Exercise leadership and practice management skills

·        Demonstrate project management skills

·        Provide medication and practice-related education/training

·        Utilize medical informatics