This 12-month program is designed to help the resident develop expertise and competency in providing pharmaceutical care to a variety of patient in the outpatient setting. Because we're a complex health system, this experience also offers exposure to transitions of care, ambulatory care, lifestyle medicine and hospice.
Residents train under the guidance of skilled preceptors in various specialties to develop sound clinical and leadership skills. Our goal is to produce innovative pharmacy practice leaders who are prepared to tackle the challenges of a rapidly evolving health care system.
The residency experience encompasses required and elective longitudinal rotation experiences. Flexibility is built into our program, which allows each resident to tailor a program to fit their individual needs.
ISHP Fall Meeting
ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
Mountain States Conference
Staffing requirements vary based on home site, staffing needs, and residency year progression. Residents will staff once weekly, alternating weekdays and weekend shifts as part of the longitudinal staffing rotation. Residents may volunteer to pick up extra shifts at pharmacist wages on weekends and holidays but this is contingent on RPD approval.
Each resident is expected to complete at least two large projects during their PGY1 year. The first is a quality-improvement project that will be presented as a poster at the ISHP Fall Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. The second is the major project, which will be presented at the Mountain States Pharmacy Conference in Utah.
Residents also have the option of presenting a poster at the ASHP Midyear Meeting held in December or at any number of other conferences that occur during the year (e.g., HOPA, ISHP Spring Conference, etc.).
St. Luke's has partnered with the other pharmacy residency programs across the region to bring residents together to collaborate as they work to complete the requirements to obtain a teaching certificate from Idaho State University (ISU) College of Pharmacy (COP). In completing these requirements, St. Luke's residents will give a clinical lecture to the pharmacy students at ISU, be featured presenters at the ISHP conferences, precept an APPE student and have the option to lead case review classes at ISU during the year.
Stephen Nadler, Pharm.D.
Outpatient Pharmacy Director/Residency Program Director
Phone: (208) 381-4354
Darcy Aslett, Pharm.D.
Transitions of Care Clinical Pharmacist/Residency Site Coordinator
Phone: (208) 381-4354
The PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency conducted by St. Luke's Health System, Boise, ID is accredited by ASHP, in partnership with APhA.