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This one-year, post-PharmD residency focuses on the development, implementation, and management of innovative pharmaceutical patient care services in an independent community pharmacy chain. The position allows the resident to contribute in the areas of advanced clinical pharmacy services, scholarship, business strategy and professional service.

Good Day Pharmacy has nine locations in northern Colorado, providing patient care to larger cities, such as Fort Collins, as well as rural areas, such as Wellington. The resident will gain clinical experience with existing programs as well as assisting and implementing new programs. Good Day Pharmacy has unique focuses the resident will get to experience: compounding, vaccinations, long-term care, community education outreach, statewide protocols, breast care center, and many other specialties. The resident will also be actively involved in business management, marketing, and generate a business plan for a pharmacy program. The residency provides diverse experiences and flexibility to satisfy the specific interests of the resident.

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences partners with Good Day Pharmacy to offer this residency position. A University of Colorado School of Pharmacy adjoint-faculty member serves as the primary residency preceptor, and is actively engaged in the provision of clinical services and scholarship related to community pharmacy practice. The resident should be creative, highly motivated, and passionate about the provision of pharmaceutical care services in community pharmacies.

In addition to Good Day Pharmacy and University of Colorado, the resident will spend time in an ambulatory care setting and at University Hospital. The resident will provide, educate, and manage patients with for anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, and other disease states in the ambulatory care site. The resident will also help with a transition of care program at University Hospital.

In addition to clinical responsibilities, the resident will be involved in teaching efforts focused towards didactic and clerkship teaching of Doctor of Pharmacy candidates. Residents will also gain experience in medical writing and publishing. A research project of publishable and presentable quality is required.

Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, and
  • Passion for advancing community pharmacy practice

Preceptors

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences:

Randy Knutsen, RPh
Jennifer Petrie, PharmD
Morgan Payne, PharmD, BCACP
Kate Perica, PharmD, BCPS
Lisa Slater, PharmD
Peter Rice, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAPHA
Jayme Pieniaszek, PharmD
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD

Good Day Pharmacy

Vicki Einhellig, RPh, COO
Joseph Poling, PharmD
Kelsey Schwander, PharmD

Benefits

The resident’s salary is competitive (approximately $48,000 per year). Benefits include: healthcare coverage, 23 days annual leave, travel stipend, and paid on-campus parking. Residents will receive an appointment as Clinical Instructor in the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 5.

Interested applicants should provide a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted through the PhorCAS System.

Current Resident

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Madison Auten

Madison grew up in Paola, Kansas, a small town south of the Kansas City area. She completed her Bachelor’s degree as well as her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas. (Rock Chalk!) Madison’s area of interest include ambulatory care pharmacy specifically in chronic disease state management as well as academia. She also enjoys direct patient care and advancing the community pharmacy practice site and leadership. When Madison is not at work, she loves spending time with her roommates in Fort Collins, water and snow skiing, traveling, involvement in non-profit organizations, and going to sporting and music events. She is looking forward to exploring Colorado and building new friendships in her new home!

Philosophy

This one-year, post-PharmD residency focuses on the development, implementation, and management of innovative pharmaceutical patient care services in a community pharmacy. The position allows the resident to contribute in the areas of clinical service, scholarship and professional service. King Soopers pharmacy care centers in metropolitan Denver provide education and management to patients with diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and other disease states. Further, the resident assists in the design and implementation of similar patient-care services at additional pharmacy sites. The resident is expected to develop and present a research project, and has opportunities to contribute scholarly writing for publication. Clinical and didactic teaching experiences are also available to the resident. Active involvement in community service and pharmacy organizations is encouraged. The residency provides elective experiences and flexibility to satisfy the specific interests of the resident.

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences partners with grocery store chain, King Soopers, to offer this residency position. King Soopers, a division of Dillon Companies and a subsidiary of the Kroger Company, operates about 140 pharmacies in Colorado and has received recognition for initiatives in community health screening, pharmacy-based immunization services, and diabetes management. A University of Colorado School of Pharmacy adjoint-faculty member serves as the primary residency preceptor and is actively engaged in the provision of clinical services and scholarship related to community pharmacy practice. The resident should be creative, highly motivated, and passionate about the provision of pharmaceutical care services in community pharmacies.

The School of Pharmacy is part of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, and is located just outside Denver in Aurora, Colorado. In addition to clinical responsibilities, the resident will be involved in teaching efforts focused towards didactic and clerkship teaching of Doctor of Pharmacy candidates. Residents will also gain experience in medical writing and publishing. A research project of publishable and presentable quality is required.

The residency position is generously supported by a grant awarded from King Soopers and fully accredited by ASHP.

Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, and
  • Passion for advancing community pharmacy practice

Preceptors

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences:

Randy Knutsen, RPh
Connie Valdez, PharmD, MSEd, BCPS
Leah Fitzgerald, PharmD
Kate Perica, PharmD, BCPS
Lisa Slater, PharmD
Meghan Jeffres, PharmD
Jayme Pieniaszek, PharmD

King Soopers

Kim Ward, PharmD, BCACP
Ryan Leyland, PharmD
Michael Hinnenkamp, PharmD
Reannon Kaup, PharmD

Benefits

The resident’s salary is competitive (approximately $48,000 per year). Benefits include: healthcare coverage, 23 days annual leave (including meetings), travel stipend, and paid on-campus parking. Resident will receive appointment as Clinical Instructor in the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 5.

Interested applicants should provide a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts and three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted through the PhorCAS System.

Current Resident

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Danielle Clark

Danielle Clark hails from Eau Claire, Wisconsin and is a deep-rooted Green Bay Packers fan with a passion for chasing goosebumps from the beauty of nature. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Danielle’s mantra is fanute, and it is the Northern Star to her to desire to bring optimization to the practice of community pharmacy and primary care to the spectrum responsibilities within the practice. A few areas of interest are preventative care and multiple disease state management. Her dedication to problem solving is what helps her deliver progressive results. As the PGY1- Community Pharmacy Resident with King Soopers and University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, she will teach the future young professionals of pharmacy, provide medications and therapy management to the patients of King Soopers and CU Pharmacy, and deliver disease state management at Sheridan Health Services Clinic.