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Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

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Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital
1400 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(map & directions)


Phone: 719-365-1109


Learn About Our Pharmacy Practice Residency Program in Six Steps:

» Step 1. Program Overview

» Step 2. Rotations
» Step 3. Preceptors and Residents

» Step 4. Policies and Procedures
» Step 5: Application Process


As of October 1, 2012, Memorial Hospital has proudly joined the family of University of Colorado Health hospitals. Memorial Hospital is located in Colorado Springs at the base of the beautiful Rocky Mountains and serves the southern Colorado communities. Memorial is a level II trauma center comprised of two campuses – Memorial Hospital Central and Memorial Hospital North – as well as several outlying clinical facilities throughout Colorado Springs.

The pharmacy department at Memorial Hospital has more than 80 full-time equivalents (FTEs) and offers a 24/7 service with pharmacokinetic dosing services, decentralized pharmacist practice, anticoagulation services, rounding with specialty services, participation on the Code Blue team and more.

Our residency program was started in 2004 and offers four Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) program positions. We are accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This 12-month program offers an excellent opportunity for residents in our large acute care facility.

Program Overview

Residency Information

Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 01/03/2014
Starting Date: 06/09/2014
Estimated Stipend: $40,100
Interview Required: Yes

Residency Special Features

Rotations include: Anticoagulation, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Oncology, and Practice Management, as well as Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Colorado Springs, and eight weeks of electives including Neonatal Care, Women's Services, Cardiology, and others.

Fringe Benefits: Accrued PTO in addition to 2 weeks of mandatory vacation, health insurance, parking, and travel to ASHP midyear and Western States Residency Conference.

Training Site Type: Hospital, 568 beds
Owner Affiliate: Community
Model Type(s): Acute Care
Tax Status: Non-Profit
Professional Staff: 46
Non-Professional Staff: 43
Number of Medical Centers: Two. Central hospital with 568 beds; satellite hospital with 88 beds.
Total Beds: 656
Average Daily Census: 386
Site Special Features: Memorial Hospital is a Level II trauma center, with Adult and Cardiac Intensive Care Units, as well as Medical, Surgical, Oncology, Women’s Health and Rehabilitation Services.

Memorial Hospital is set in Colorado Springs, high in the Rocky Mountains. With clear blue skies there are activities year round, including skiing, biking, hiking, rafting, golfing and climbing. Although we have four seasons, temperatures are moderate.

Contact Us

For questions about the pharmacy practice residency program at Memorial Hospital, please call the program director, at 719-365-1109.


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» Step 2. Rotations