Sanford USD Medical Center offers three ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency positions. The program is a 52-week commitment with an approximate start date of July 1st. Our program offers a variety of experiences in diverse areas with guidance from a team of passionate preceptors, many of which are residency-trained and board certified. Residents are mentored throughout the year, growing personally & professionally.
Required block learning experiences include Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Medication Safety, and Pediatrics. We offer a breadth of elective experiences that include Ambulatory Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Nephrology/Transplant, Neonatology, Oncology, Pharmacogenomics, and Rural Health. Advanced level II learning can also be pursued in the areas of Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. Longitudinal experiences include Administration and Leadership Development, Drug Information, Education/Teaching, and Service.
As a part of program completion, each resident will conduct a research project over the course of the year with dedicated block time also allotted.
All residency candidates must meet the following prerequisites:
Earned a PharmD degree from an accredited college of Pharmacy
Hold an active pharmacy license, or be eligible for licensure in South Dakota
Application materials and deadline will be managed through PhORCAS:
Letter of intent
Three reference submissions
Applicants considered for a position will be invited for an interview with pharmacy administration, preceptors, current residents and will be required to review and present a brief patient case exercise.
Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 46 hospitals, over 1,500 physicians, and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and 10 countries.
Sanford USD Medical Center is the largest hospital in South Dakota and academic teaching institution for the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine. Sanford USDMC provides an exciting learning environment to disciplines including medicine, pharmacy and nursing.
PGY1 Pharmacy: 3 positions
PGY2 Clinical Pharmacogenomics: 1 position
PGY2 Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management: 1 position
Resident stipends are competitive and updated annually. Residents are provided paid health and vision insurance, and are allotted 20 days of Allowed Time Away (ATA). All required travel expenses are also covered.