Current Residents


Madison Auten

Madison grew up in a small town south of Kansas City called Paola, Kansas and completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Kansas (go Jayhawks!). She then moved to Colorado to complete her PGY1 residency at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and Good Day Pharmacy. Madison could not be more excited to stay out west to complete her PGY2 residency in ambulatory care at the University of Colorado. Her professional interests include primary care and academia. In her free time, Madison enjoys skiing, OrangeTheory workouts, spending time with friends and traveling. She is looking forward to a year of being mentored by her extraordinary preceptors and developing as a clinician!


Trevor Beutel

Trevor Beutel graduated from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and completed his PGY-1 residency at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, WA. His professional interests include chronic management of diabetes, hypertension, and osteoporosis. In his free time, he likes to paddleboard (with his canine skipper Echo), camp, snowboard, and play hockey. 


Armen Fstkchian

Armen Fstkchian is a first-generation Armenian-American born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. After working as a pharmacy technician for 2 years, he moved to Colorado where he received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy. He then moved back to southern California to complete his PGY1 training at Loma Linda University Health. He is excited to be back at his alma mater to complete his PGY2 residency in ambulatory care. His professional interests include family medicine and academia. In his free time, Armen enjoys playing basketball, cooking, hiking, and attending concerts. He is thrilled for the opportunity to further sharpen his skills as a clinician and provide mentorship for aspiring pharmacists.


Anushka Tandon

Anushka Tandon grew up between India, where she was born, and the United States. She received her bachelor's degrees in Biology and French at the University of Colorado Denver and, after taking a gap year in France to teach and travel, obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Colorado. She completed her PGY1 training at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and is excited to stay in-state for another year as a PGY2. Her professional areas of interest include geriatrics, ambulatory care, academia, and international pharmacy practice. On a more personal level, she enjoys exploring global food culture and history, attending live concerts, traveling to new countries, and partaking in all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer!

Request a Pre-Application Meeting

Thank you for visiting the PGY2 AmCare Residency Home Page! For the current residency recruitment year, we will not be participating in the ASHP recruitment offerings at the Midyear Clinical Meeting. Alternatively, we are offering Pre-Applicant Meetings with the Program Director and one of the current residents. This is like an ASHP Personal Placement Service Interview. To request an individual meeting, please do the following.

  • Review our Program Overview pdf document and Instagram link listed on this page.
  • View the program overview video below.
  • Send an email to the program director with a copy of your CV and indicate times that you are available for a 15-minute ZOOM meeting from the following selections.
    DateTime (Mountain Time Zone)
    November 11, 20218am-1pm [only for those registered for the ACCP Personal Placement Meetings program]
    November 12, 20218am-3pm [only for those registered for the ACCP Personal Placement Meetings program]
    December 6, 202110am-5pm [open to all]
    December 10, 20218am-noon [open to all]

We look forward to talking with you soon.

Program Director

Joseph Saseen PharmD

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Professor

Residency Program Coordinator

Liza Claus PharmD

Assistant Professor

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