Program Overview

Program Description

The PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residency program at Intermountain prepares residents to become an integral member of the healthcare team caring for psychiatric patients as the medication therapy expert. Following successful completion of the program, trainees will be qualified to pursue psychiatric clinical pharmacist or clinical faculty positions, as well as preparing them to obtain board certification in psychiatric pharmacotherapy.


  • Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited (or candidate status) PGY1 pharmacy residency program
  • 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 Outline and Assignments

Flexibility in scheduling learning experiences is imperative to providing a customizable experience for the resident; however, there are several required 4-6 week and longitudinal learning experiences (see learning experiences below). In addition, the resident must complete 4 hours of lecture (one-hour ACPE accredited CE, one-hour seminar, and 2 hours of lecturing at a college of pharmacy)

Application Process

  • Application submission through PhORCAS including:
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Letter of intent addressing why you wish to complete a PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residency at Intermountain Health
    • Three letters of recommendation
  • All application information must be received prior to 10 pm MST on January 2nd


Please visit the Residency Program Benefits page for details

pharmacy residency teaching


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


Meet PGY2 residents in our psychiatric specialty residency and learn about their professional pursuits, education and personal interests


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