Residents in our PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency will be able to provide evidence-based care to patients with a variety of cardiac disease states, including hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias and thromboembolic conditions.

Our residents complete ten rotations at multiple locations with the home facility being Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah.

Residency Qualifications

  • Graduate from a ACPE-accredited pharmacy program with a doctor of pharmacy degree
  • Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency
  • Candidates must be eligible for Utah licensure and are expected to obtain licensure as a pharmacist in Utah within the first 90 days of the program

Program Assignments

Longitudinal experiences:

  • Heart Failure Clinic
  • Rapid response / code blue teams
  • Cardiology committee involvement
  • Residency project
  • Participate in bi-monthly resident conference with other Intermountain residents 

Residency presentations:

  • ACPE-accredited CE seminar
  • Poster presentation at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Podium presentation at regional Mountain States Residency Conference
  • Teaching opportunities at local pharmacy schools 

Staffing Requirements

Residents staff 24 hours per month at Utah Valley Hospital, usually every third weekend

Application Requirements

Application submission through PhORCAS including: 

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent addressing why you wish to complete a PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency at Utah Valley Hospital
  • Three letters of recommendation

All application materials must be received prior to 10 pm MST on December 31st.