PGY1 Residency - IU Health Ball Memorial

PGY1 Program Purpose: PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medications-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for Board certification, and eligible for Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

The PGY1 Residency program at IU Health Ball Memorial emphasizes the development of advanced knowledge and application of pharmacotherapeutics in the provision of multi-disciplinary, quality patient care. This program cultivates the skills of practice management and education and the professional attitudes of self-evaluation, self-improvement, and accountability. The successful resident will demonstrate a desire to learn, sincere interest in the profession, and dedication to achieving all outcomes of the residency. Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital is a regional community-based hospital serving the East Central region of Indiana.  Its pharmacy services are focused primarily on inpatient; ambulatory care services are being developed.

Overview

The PGY1 Residency program at IU Health Ball Memorial emphasizes the development of advanced knowledge and application of pharmacotherapeutics in the provision of multi-disciplinary, quality patient care. This program cultivates the skills of practice management and education and the professional attitudes of self-evaluation, self-improvement, and accountability. The successful resident will demonstrate a desire to learn, sincere interest in the profession, and dedication to achieving all outcomes of the residency. Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital is a regional community-based hospital serving the East Central region of Indiana.  Its pharmacy services are focused primarily on inpatient; ambulatory care services are being developed.

Each PGY1 resident is required to successfully complete twelve months of rotations.  The resident’s rotation preferences will be considered when making and adjusting the rotation schedule.  Required rotations cover the following areas of practice:

  •  Adult Medicine
  •  Cardiovascular – Adult
  •  Critical Care – Adult
  •  Orientation
  •  Required Longitudinal
    •  Family Medicine Clinic (5 months)
    •  Anticoagulation (5 months)
  •  Administration
  •  Research Project
  •  Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate
  •  Clinical/Operational Weekends Services
  •  Medication Safety
  •  Medication Use Evaluation

Rotations

Each PGY1 resident is required to successfully complete twelve months of rotations.  The resident’s rotation preferences will be considered when making and adjusting the rotation schedule.  Required rotations cover the following areas of practice:

  •  Adult Medicine
  •  Cardiovascular – Adult
  •  Critical Care – Adult
  •  Orientation
  •  Required Longitudinal
    •  Family Medicine Clinic (5 months)
    •  Anticoagulation (5 months)
  •  Administration
  •  Research Project
  •  Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate
  •  Clinical/Operational Weekends Services
  •  Medication Safety
  •  Medication Use Evaluation

Additional elective month long rotation:

  • Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Outpatient Oncology
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Advanced Adult Medicine 

Other elective opportunities may be coordinated within the IU Health System dependent upon interest/availability.  One rotation may be completed at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis.

Elective Rotations

Additional elective month long rotation:

  • Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Outpatient Oncology
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Advanced Adult Medicine 

Other elective opportunities may be coordinated within the IU Health System dependent upon interest/availability.  One rotation may be completed at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis.

Residency Requirements

  • Indiana Pharmacist license by September 28
  • Required rotations in the areas of critical care, administration, adult medicine and cardiology
  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training and Certification
  • Residency Project – presented at Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference
  • Longitudinal Ambulatory care experience
  • Every other weekend staffing – distributive and clinical responsibilities
  • Formal medical staff presentation

Elective Experiences

  •  Didactic teaching opportunities
  •  Precepting Pharm.D. students in a clinical setting

Salary and Benefits

  •  Competitive Salary
  •  Health Benefits
  •  Dental Benefits
  •  Vision

 Flexible Spending Accounts – Pretax payment of health and dependent care expenses

  •  Paid Time Off – 16 days
  •  Travel stipend for one professional meeting of resident’s choice per year
  •  Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference expenses pain
  •  Free parking

Residency Completion

Residency Requirements

  • Indiana Pharmacist license by September 28
  • Required rotations in the areas of critical care, administration, adult medicine and cardiology
  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training and Certification
  • Residency Project – presented at Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference
  • Longitudinal Ambulatory care experience
  • Every other weekend staffing – distributive and clinical responsibilities
  • Formal medical staff presentation

Elective Experiences

  •  Didactic teaching opportunities
  •  Precepting Pharm.D. students in a clinical setting

Salary and Benefits

  •  Competitive Salary
  •  Health Benefits
  •  Dental Benefits
  •  Vision

 Flexible Spending Accounts – Pretax payment of health and dependent care expenses

  •  Paid Time Off – 16 days
  •  Travel stipend for one professional meeting of resident’s choice per year
  •  Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference expenses pain
  •  Free parking

Requirements:

The qualified applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and must be eligible for Indiana licensure.

Deadline for PhORCAS application: January 9

  •  Letter of Intent
  •  Current Curriculum Vitae
  •  Three Recommendations via PhORCAS
    •  At least one from a clinical preceptor and one from an employer
  •  Official College Transcripts
  •  Residency Candidate Survey
    •  Upload through Supplemental Materials section in PhORCAS

If selected for an on-site interview:

  •  Personal Interview

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
R. Brian Wolfe, Pharm.D, BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator and PGY1 Residency Program Director
Pharmacy Department
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital
2401 W. University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303
765.747.3033 (phone) | 765.751.2510 (fax)
rwolfe@iuhealth.org

How to Apply

Requirements:

The qualified applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and must be eligible for Indiana licensure.

Deadline for PhORCAS application: January 9

  •  Letter of Intent
  •  Current Curriculum Vitae
  •  Three Recommendations via PhORCAS
    •  At least one from a clinical preceptor and one from an employer
  •  Official College Transcripts
  •  Residency Candidate Survey
    •  Upload through Supplemental Materials section in PhORCAS

If selected for an on-site interview:

  •  Personal Interview

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
R. Brian Wolfe, Pharm.D, BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator and PGY1 Residency Program Director
Pharmacy Department
Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital
2401 W. University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303
765.747.3033 (phone) | 765.751.2510 (fax)
rwolfe@iuhealth.org