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PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency

Parkview offers a 52-week PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency.  This is a new program with anticipated accreditation.  Once accreditation is achieved, all past residents will be considered to have completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists-accredited PGY2 residency. Residents will develop a core skill set in the areas of:

  • Evaluation of pharmacotherapy treatment plans and principles
  • Teaching of other healthcare providers and healthcare providers in training
  • Development of pedagogy principles
  • Evaluate, manage and improve the medication-use process
Purpose statement

PGY2 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency training to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives for advanced practice areas. Residents who successfully complete PGY2 residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.

Residency site

Parkview Regional Medical Center

Parkview Regional Medical Center

Located on an expanded north Fort Wayne campus, Parkview Regional Medical Center (PRMC) provides medical services to patients in Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. PRMC provides over 550 private acute care rooms. The facility is a level II adult and pediatric trauma center, an accredited pain center and a certified primary stroke center. PRMC also features specialty centers for orthopedics, women's and children's health, cancer and cardiovascular care.

Parkview Hospital Randallia

This community hospital has been serving patients at its current location in the heart of Fort Wayne since 1953. Parkview Hospital Randallia (PVH) continues to be a full-service center of healthcare activity and excellence dedicated to expanding access to care for patients across the region. Features include:

  • 13 buildings, including a 1,000,000-square-foot facility, on a 71-acre campus
  • 196 patient beds in the main Parkview Hospital Randallia facility, with an additional 83 beds at the Parkview Behavioral Health Institute
  • A full-service, 24-hour Emergency Department including two trauma bays
  • A modern Intensive Care Unit equipped with telemedicine connections to intensivist services at PRMC
  • The Parkview Rehabilitation Center, which is CARF-accredited for Comprehensive Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation, and Stroke and Brain Injury programs
  • Dedicated specialty centers for women and children, surgery care, outpatient therapy, wound healing and behavioral health

The Department of Pharmacy at PRMC and PVH provides state of the art comprehensive pharmaceutical care services. The pharmacy practice model includes both clinical pharmacy generalists and clinical pharmacy specialists. The Department of Pharmacy has a strong presence in the inpatient setting and have clinical pharmacists rounding on 20 multidisciplinary health care teams Monday through Friday and 13 multidisciplinary health care teams seven days a week. Multidisciplinary teams include Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Trauma, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, and Infectious Diseases. Other clinical services include inpatient pharmacokinetic dosing, nutrition support, targeted drug therapy monitoring, antimicrobial stewardship, and more.

Salary & benefits
  • 16 days paid time off (vacation, illness, holidays, etc.)
  • 12 paid educational days off
  • 2 days volunteer/mental health paid time off per calendar year
  • $1,250 stipend for approved expenses at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • All approved expenses reimbursed for the Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference
Program structure

Required rotations (4 weeks in length)

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine Teaching Team
  • Internal Medicine Hospitalist
  • Internal Medicine Expanded
  • Internal Medicine Precepting
  • Medical Intensive Care
  • Ambulatory Care

Required longitudinal experience

  • Practice Management
  • Staffing
    • Every fourth weekend with blend of clinical and operational shifts
    • 1 minor holiday
  • Research
  • Internal Medicine Journal Club
  • Pharmacy Resident Morning Report

Elective learning experiences

  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neurology
  • Inpatient Oncology
  • Academia/Clinical Academia
  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care
  • Drug Information
  • Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine 

Requirements for attendance at professional meetings

  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference
  • Medication use evaluation/quality improvement project with poster presentation at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Major research project with results presented at Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference and a written manuscript

Application information

Residency candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for pharmacist licensure in Indiana. Candidates must have successfully completed an ASHP accredited or candidate-status PGY-1 Residency. Parkview Health PGY1 residents will be provided the opportunity to early-commit to the PGY2 program. Candidates must also register for the Matching Program and have a National Matching Services (NMS) applicant number.

Application requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Three letters of recommendation via PhORCAS Electronic Reference Form
  • Transcripts from college of pharmacy

Apply today for one of our pharmacy residency programs

With robust and innovative pharmacy services that span inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care settings, Parkview can customize each learning experience to help you meet your career goals. Review our application, interview and match processes for each residency program.

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