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PGY1 Pharmacy Santa Rosa, California

The PGY1 Residency Program at Kaiser Permanente, Santa Rosa follows guidelines set by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and provides thorough training in a variety of specialties.

This PGY1 pharmacy residency will build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.


Pharmacy Services

The Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa pharmacists and supportive personnel practice in inpatient, outpatient, oncology and non-oncology infusion, over 10 different ambulatory care programs, education, and administration settings. Inpatient and outpatient pharmaceutical care services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

About Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa


Learning Experiences

Core Experience

  • Hospital Practice
  • Outpatient Community Practice
  • Ambulatory Care Practice
  • Staffing Experience

Elective Experience

  • Cardiovascular Risk Management (PHASE)
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Drug Use Management (DrUM)
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • HIV/TB
  • Medication Safety (Regional elective)
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Oncology/Infusion Pharmacy
  • Oral Oncology

Longitudinal Experience

  • Leadership
  • Residency Project
  • Resident Student Weekly Meetings

Requirements for Acceptance

  • Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited (or ACPE candidate status) school of pharmacy.
  • Current California Pharmacist Intern License must be obtained by start of program.
  • Must have a California Pharmacist License by October 1st. PGY1 Residents who have not obtained a California Pharmacist license by October 1st are subject to suspension until license is obtained.
  • If license is not obtained by December 15th, employment will be subject to termination.
  • Candidates must be registered in the National Matching Services, Inc. (NMS)
  • Candidates must participate in the ASHP Matching Program
  • Program NMS Code: 123213 and ASHP Program Code: 92052

Application Requirements

  • Statement of Interest/Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Pharmacy School transcripts, sent directly from the applicant’s college or school of pharmacy
  • Three letters of references/recommendations utilizing the form in PhORCAS
  • Application Deadline: January 3, 2023

Interview Details

  • On-Site Interview Required (covid permitting may be virtual)
  • Virtual Information Sessions: TBD
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Apply Through ASHP

Apply using the ASHP standard application process on the ASHP PhORCAS website.

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Current Pay Rate

$25.29 per hour

Contact Information

Kenneth Chee, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Residency Program Director

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa
401 Bicentennial Way
Santa Rosa, California 95403
United States
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Ken.Chee@kp.org
(707) 393-3656

Judy Tran, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES
Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
Residency Program Coordinator

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa
401 Bicentennial Way
Santa Rosa, California 95403
United States
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Judy.Tran@kp.org
(707) 535-7140

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