Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Programs

Pharmacy Fellowship Program

WSU College of Pharmacy fellowship

Teaching Fellows Program
The Teaching Fellows Program at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy is a mentored post-graduate training program that prepares fellows with a Pharm.D. degree for a career in pharmacy education delivery and research. Read more

The priority application deadline is February 16, 2018. The final application deadline is March 30, 2018. Read more

Pharmacy Residency Programs

General application information

Applicants must be a graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education, and be eligible for licensure in Washington State. Previous experience in hospital pharmacy practice and a sound academic record are also important considerations.

Applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to excellent verbal and written communication skills, professionalism and leadership, and to the provision of pharmaceutical care.

For specialty residencies, the candidate should hold the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and have completed a general residency.

WSU College of Pharmacy residencies

Applicants must be graduates of accredited pharmacy schools and eligible for licensure in Washington state.

Drug Information Practice Residency
Applications for the Drug Information Practice Residency are due at the beginning of April.

Read more about the Drug Information Center.

Geriatric Pharmacy Team Residency
The goals of this team are to improve the care of geriatric patients in the Inland Northwest, to perform meaningful research in the field of geriatrics, and to train and educate pharmacy students and other health care professionals on the special pharmaceutical needs of the geriatric patient. Read more about the geriatric team.

The College of Pharmacy has partnered with Providence Visiting Nurses Association to offer a residency opportunity designed for assisting the resident in becoming specialized in ambulatory, home-based geriatrics and to gain substantial teaching experience.

Application deadline is January 31. Read more

Affiliated residency programs

WSU affiliation grants an opportunity for pharmacy residents to be in an academic environment, by working with WSU faculty to apply specific patient care related skills, and obtaining experience in providing education to WSU pharmacy students. Residents are appointed as clinical instructors upon acceptance to the WSU-affiliated program and will have opportunities to teach in the clinical and classroom setting, including the Applied Patient Care (APC) course.

In addition, residents are encouraged to participate in experiential education activities through serving as a preceptor for student pharmacists at health care events and pharmacy sites.

Residents may also have an opportunity to participate in a variety of WSU-related programs such as continuing education, training and workshops.

WSU College of Pharmacy affiliates

These residency sites are American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited and participate in the resident matching program. Other helpful information regarding residencies can be found on the ASHP website at

General Information

  • Applications are accepted beginning November 1.
  • See applications for deadline.
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an onsite interview.
  • The start date is July 1, and the program is 12 months in duration.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane

Providence Sacred Heart residency web page


Brent Albertson, Residency Director
101 W. 8th Avenue
Spokane, WA 99220

Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, Yakima

Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital web site


Brenda Kelly, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Program Director
Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital Pharmacy
Yakima, Washington
Office: 509-249-5162

Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS)

Residency description

CHAS hosts a pharmacy residency designed for pharmacists in their first year post-graduation (PGY1) in managed care.


The CHAS Pharmacy

CHAS has one of the most innovative pharmacy practices in the Pacific Northwest. Their pharmacists have prescriptive authority under several collaborative drug therapy agreements.

In addition to in-house pharmacy services, our clinical pharmacy services include:

  • Pharmacist Managed Anticoagulation Clinic
  • HIV Clinical Pharmacists
  • Medication Renewal Center
  • Diabetes Management
  • Rheumatology
  • Hepatitis C

Additional learning experiences:

  • Pharmacy Management
  • WSU College of Pharmacy teaching certificate


Michael Tobin, Residency Director

Blair Wendt, Residency Director

Admin Office: 203 N. Washington St.
#300 Spokane, WA 99201

Confluence Health Central Washington Hospital

Confluence Health Central Washington Hospital residency web page


Greg Stahly, Residency Director
phone: 509-661-6513 | fax: 509-665-6213

Providence/ St. Mary Medical Center, Walla Walla


Amy Robisch, Residency Director
401 W Poplar Street
PO Box 1477
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Kootenai Health

Kootenai Health residency web page


Barbara Steele, Residency Director
2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Fred Meyer Pharmacy

Fred Meyer Pharmacy residency web page


Tara Pfund, Residency Program Director
Mail Stop: 04002/34K
3800 SE 22nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97202


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2015-2016 WSU College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. residents

2015-16 Pharm.D. residents


WSU affiliation

Affiliation with the College of Pharmacy affords a resident many opportunities, including adjunct faculty status as a clinical instructor. Teaching opportunities include didactic lectures, small group teaching in the Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory, and assistance with precepting 4th-year students on rotations. In the broadest sense, affiliation encourages an academically motivated environment.

For more information on WSU affiliation, contact Abby Parsons at