Intermountain Health’s PGY2 internal medicine residency is a new program in pre-candidate status at Intermountain Medical Center (IMC). IMC supports several other high-level and innovative PGY2 programs.

Program Overview

The PGY2 internal medicine program at Intermountain Medical Center provides a supportive and well-rounded learning experience in one of the top teaching hospitals in the nation. Residents will be exposed to patients with a wide range of disease states and varying acuities on specialized medicine services, including medical telemetry, orthopedics, medical endocrine, medicine oncology, and neuro medical units. Acute conditions include infectious diseases, complications of renal/liver failure, and abnormalities affecting gastrointestinal, neurologic, endocrine, and pulmonary systems, amongst many other complex disease states. The program provides ample learning opportunities in a fast-paced and challenging environment.


Emphasis will also be placed on professional development, including service to patients and caregivers, personal accountability, ethical decision-making and clinical leadership. The residency program director is committed to providing a tailored experience to meet the career goals of the resident, not limited to developing a personalized rotation schedule, identifying a year-long resident project, committee involvement, and other professional development opportunities. Residents will be expected to develop strategies for providing patient-centered care through optimization of medication therapy regimens and improving patient outcomes. Residents are expected to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals including physicians, medical residents/interns/students, and any other individuals a part of the healthcare team.


Residency Qualifications

  • Graduate from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program with a doctor of pharmacy degree
  • Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Eligible for Utah licensure

Program Requirements and Opportunities

  • Expected to obtain Utah pharmacist licensure within the first 90 days of the residency program
  • Completion of two formal continuing education presentations
  • Completion of a year-long resident research project
  • Obtain BLS and ACLS certifications
  • Precept learners on rotation and teach at local colleges of pharmacy
  • Quality Improvement Project
  • Travel to ASHP Midyear Annual Meeting and the Mountain States Residency Conference

Staffing Requirements

Residents will staff every third weekend with the decentralized internal medicine team. Coverage may include any three of the following units: medical telemetry, medical/ortho, medical endocrine, medical oncology, neuro rehab, and neuro medical.


Application Requirements

Application submission through PhORCAS including:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent addressing why you wish to complete a PGY2 internal medicine pharmacy residency at Intermountain Medical Center
  • Three letters of recommendations

All application materials must be received prior to 10 pm MST on January 2nd



Please visit the Residency Program Benefits page for details



The PGY2 program offers rotations in a variety of care settings to equip residents with clinical and professional skills necessary to perform confidently as an internal medicine pharmacist.



Our pharmacy preceptors are highly skilled and well regarded and bring a broad scope of experience to our PGY2 internal medicine pharmacy residency.