Billings Clinic offers two PGY1 pharmacy residency programs:
Acute care setting (ASHP program code: 84001): 3 resident positions
Ambulatory care setting (ASHP program code: 84102): 1 resident position
The program in the acute care setting was established in 2009, and the program in the ambulatory care setting started in July 2022.
Mission: To develop well-rounded, evidence-based, pharmacist clinicians who are prepared to attain the following:
Direct patient care or PGY2 pharmacy resident positions
Adjunct clinical faculty or preceptor appointments
Pharmacists completing our residency programs will be competent practitioners, skilled in evidenced-based, therapeutic medication management and direct patient care using an interdisciplinary team model. They will develop expertise in educating other healthcare professionals, students, patients, and the community on medication-related issues. Residents will gain confidence with drug literature evaluation, pharmacy research, and professional communication as well as leadership and pharmacy management. They will exhibit a profound commitment to the advancement of the pharmacy profession through continued self-monitoring and development of their own performance.
Billings Clinic is an educationally-focused, integrated healthcare system that offers residents well-balanced experiences in direct patient care; advancing practice and improving patient care; leadership and management; and teaching, education, and dissemination of knowledge. The program in the acute care setting also focuses on the management of medical emergencies.
Both programs: orientation/drug information and pharmacy practice
Program in the acute care setting: cardiology, critical care, infectious diseases, and internal medicine
Program in the ambulatory care setting: anticoagulation, cardiology, primary care, and psychiatry
Other Rotation Options
Both programs: oncology, pediatrics, transitions of care
Program in the acute care setting: ambulatory care (primary care), emergency medicine, neonatology, pain, and psychiatry
Program in the ambulatory care setting: neurology and specialty pharmacy
Both programs: academia, administration, process improvement, research, and staffing
Program in the acute care setting: medical emergencies
Program in the ambulatory care setting: anticoagulation and primary care
About Billings Clinic PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Programs
Billings Clinic is an integrated, progressive, not-for-profit, community, teaching healthcare organization with over 4,500 employees. As Montana’s largest healthcare organization, Billings Clinic is distributed among the main campus, branch clinics within Billings, and multiple partnerships across the region. The main campus consists of a 600+ provider multi-specialty clinic and a 336-bed hospital with a multitude of services and Montana's only Level 1 Trauma Center. The downtown campus also has a Cancer Center, Outpatient Pediatrics Center, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Center, Research Center, and Surgery Center. Billings Clinic is nationally recognized for exceptional quality achievements and dedication to excellent patient care, friendly service, and leading-edge technology. The organization offers multiple residency programs including pharmacy, internal medicine, psychiatry, surgery, and nursing. As employees of the organization, our physicians and providers are invested in collaboration with other healthcare professionals, including pharmacists, to achieve our vision.