Pharmacy PGY1 Residency: Program information

 
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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Jacqueline Barber, PharmD, FASHP, BCNSP
952-993-5449
Jacqueline Barber

Park Nicollet
Methodist Hospital Pharmacy
6500 Excelsior Blvd
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Current Residents

Andrew Thies
Bridget Veldman

Benefits

  • Travel and meeting allowance for the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, a regional Pharmacy Residency Conference, and a local hospital/clinical conference
  • Medical, dental, and life insurance
  • 24 days paid-time-off

Required learning experiences

Each resident will be required to complete the following experiences:

  • Orientation and pharmacy services
  • Two general medicine/surgery rotations
  • Specialties: Cardiology, Oncology, ICU, Infectious Diseases
  • Management rotation and hospital committees
  • Longitudinal residency project – topic/format flexible
  • Staffing: every other weekend (8 hour shifts x 2) and some holidays
  • Emergency Center
  • Project, interest, leadership

Available rotations

Our program offers a range of clinical and practice experiences that are chosen and individualized based on the interest of the resident.

  • Anticoagulation Service
  • Internal Medicine/General Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy Management and Administration
  • Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Home Infusion/Hospice/Inpatient Nutrition Support
  • Emergency Center/Medication Reconciliation
  • Infectious Disease
  • Ambulatory Care/Family Medicine Rounding
  • Orthopedics
  • Academic Teaching/Precepting Elective
  • Neurology

Additional program activities

Throughout the year, residents will also participate in:

  • Completion of a pharmacy residency project for presentation at the Midwest Residency Conference 
  • Attendance at and presentation of a poster at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • P & T committee, along with 2-3 other hospital committees (resident’s choice)
  • Journal Club and Community Wellness event(s)
  • Off-site visits to Park Nicollet specialty clinics and/or programs
  • Opportunity to provide teaching for courses at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
  • Assist in precepting College of Pharmacy IPPE and APPE students
  • Family Medicine Noon Conference
  • ACLS training and certification
  • Assist with recruitment of future pharmacy residents
  • Med Use/Safety evaluations, drug monographs

Current residents in the program

Andrew Thies, PharmD

Andrew Thies, PharmD

  • 2017 graduate of South Dakota State University in Brookings
  • 2017-2018 PGY1 resident at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital
Bridget Veldman, PharmD

Bridget Veldman, PharmD

  • 2017 graduate of Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 2017-2018 PGY1 Resident at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital