Asante Pharmacy Residency - Asante

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Asante PGY-1 pharmacy residency

Program goals

Based on the goals and objectives set forth by ASHP, Asante’s dual PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center and Asante Three Rivers Medical Center build on doctor of pharmacy education and outcomes to develop a skilled pharmacist practitioner who is prepared to provide medication therapy management as a hospital clinical pharmacist accountable for the care of patients with complex conditions in a community hospital or regional referral center.

Graduates will be prepared to be leaders in health system practice, at departmental, organizational, regional and national levels. They will be equipped to provide education to other health care professionals through presentations and writings, and to their patients and community. Graduates will also be prepared to pursue PGY2 training in the area of their choice, or to pursue a clinical faculty position.

Training opportunities

The resident participates in a broad range of experiential training segments. Training opportunities include the following:

Internal medicine • critical care • ACLS certification • diabetes education • infectious disease • oncology • practice management • teaching certificate • rural hospital emphasis • cardiology • ambulatory infusion • P&T committee • informatics • medication safety • transitions of care

Resident responsibilities

The resident is involved in all aspects of patient care throughout the health system. Some of the resident responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide direct patient care to diverse populations
  • Assess, monitor and deliver pharmacotherapy
  • Develop, implement and evaluate a research protocol
  • Participate in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee activities
  • Provide ACPE accredited continuing education to pharmacy professionals
  • Provide service to the department, organization and community
  • Fulfill clinical/staff pharmacist responsibilities
  • Attend national, state and regional pharmacy meetings
  • Present a poster at a national or state meeting
  • Present at the Northwestern States Residency Conference for Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors in Portland, OR
  • Serve as authors for the Asante Pharmacy Bulletin

Conferences (required)

Research project (required)

  • One original research project
  • IRB approval (if applicable)
  • Project presentation at ASHP Midyear and Regional Pharmacy Residency Conference
  • Final manuscript written in publishable format

Education and teaching

View continuing education syllabus (PDF)

  • Continuing Pharmacy Education (required)
  • Publication in Asante Pharmacy and Therapeutics Bulletin (required)
  • Case Conference (required)
  • Journal Club (required)

Teaching certificate program


  • Yearly stipend: ~$54,000
  • Comprehensive medical and life insurance coverage options
  • 23 days earned time off
  • Educational and professional leave
  • Reasonable reimbursement for professional travel
  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications
  • Resident advocates
  • Discounted meals

Application requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Holds or is eligible for Oregon Pharmacist Licensure
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Able to start last full week of June
  • PhORCAS application:
    • Match Program Codes:
      • Rogue Regional: 162613
      • Three Rivers: 265113
  • Individual Assessment for Residency Training (.doc)
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 references through PhORCAS
  • Official pharmacy education transcripts
  • On-site interview
  • Application deadline:
    • Asante Rogue Regional: Jan. 3
    • Asante Three Rivers: Jan. 10