Residency & Fellowship Programs
Pharmacy Fellowship Programs
WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) fellowship
Academic Fellows Program
The Academic Fellows Program at the Washington State University CPPS 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
Application deadline is February 28, 2019.
Pharmacy Residency Programs
General application information
Applicants must be a graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy 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 CPPS 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 by January 31, 2019 or until the position is filled.
Pharmacists completing the residency will be competent practitioners of drug information and academia. They will also be equipped to meet the challenges of current and future pharmacy practice including promotion of optimal drug therapy, education of other health care professionals and patients on drug-related topics, and balancing practice and academic responsibilities.
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 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.
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
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 CPPS 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 www.ashp.org
- 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.
Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS)
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
- Hepatitis C
Additional learning experiences:
- Pharmacy Management
- WSU CPPS teaching certificate
Contact: Tyler Fischback, Residency Director
phone: 509-661-6513 | fax: 509-665-6213
1201 S. Miller Street, Wenatchee, WA 98807
Contact: Tara Pfund, Residency Program Director
Mail Stop: 04002/34K
3800 SE 22nd Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Contact: Tim Shafer, Residency Director
888 Swift Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
Contact: Steve Crenshaw, Residency Director
2003 Kootenai Health Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center
Contact: Travis Sonnett, Residency Director
Cheyenne Newsome, Co-Director
4815 N. Assembly St., Spokane, WA 99205
Providence Health & Services Washington
Providence Centralia & St. Peter Hospitals
Contact: Julie McCoy, Residency Director
914 S. Scheuber Rd., Centralia, WA 98531
413 Lily Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506
Providence Holy Family Hospital
Contact: Erin White, Residency Director
5633 N. Lidgerwood Street, Spokane, WA 99208
Contact: Marjan Milani, Residency Director
101 W. 8th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99220
Providence Sacred Heart Anticoagulation and Pharmacotherapy Clinic
Contact: Tiffany Olson, Residency Director
104 West Fifth Ave. Suite 112W, Spokane, WA 99204
Providence/ ST. Mary Medical Center, Walla Walla
Contact: Amy Robisch, Residency Director
401 W Poplar Street, PO Box 1477, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Providence Visiting Nurses Association
Contact: Brian Gates, Residency Director
611 N Perry, Bldg 2, Suite 202, Spokane, WA 99202
Contact: Elizabeth Han, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Program Director
Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital Pharmacy
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle
Contact: Lisa Chamberlain, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Program Director
925 Seneca St. M.S H3-PI, Seattle, WA 98101
Yakima Indian Health Service
Contact: Scott Wiegand, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Program Director
Student Program Coordinator
Yakama Service Unit: 401 Buster Road, Toppenish, WA 98948