Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
The PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency at Stanford Health Care is a 12-month program that is applying for pre-candidate status by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). The program provides residents a foundational learning experience for developing a pharmacy leader capable of executing positive change across a health care system. The Stanford Health Care system includes an academic medical hospital, along with more than 60 clinics and centers throughout the Bay Area. This expansive enterprise provides abundant opportunities for diverse learning experiences to our administrative resident. The PGY2 HSPA resident at SHC is to gain experience in areas of safety and medication use systems, quality assurance, human resource management, financial resource management, use of technology, and advanced leadership.
- Train highly motivated new practitioners as they develop into capable and effective leaders
- Advocate for advancement of pharmacy practice within the organization
- Become an integral part of the pharmacy and hospital leadership team
- Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fast-pace, dynamic work environment
- Practice and refine skills of strategic planning, project management, financial strength, and quality assurance
- Inpatient Service Management
- Ambulatory Service Management
- Outpatient/Specialty Management
- Executive Leadership
- Business Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Pharmacy Quality and Regulatory Compliance
- Elective Rotations
- Active participation within pharmacy and hospital leadership teams
- Prepare presentations for various health system committees
- Attendance at relevant professional conferences
- Complete longitudinal health-system administrative research project and present at the Western States Conference and/or other professional conferences
- Preceptorship of PGY1 Residents and students
- Staff 16 hours per month
Residents receive a competitive annual stipend (approximately $83,000) with full benefits, including an excellent healthcare benefits package and 10 days paid time off. In addition, residents will enjoy educational leave and a stipend to participate at various pharmacy conferences throughout the year.
Participation in our Specialized Residency in Health-System Administration and Leadership requires a PharmD degree from an ACPE-accredited College or School of Pharmacy and completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency program.
The resident must be licensed by the California Board of Pharmacy as an Intern at the time of hire (or within 30 days if candidate is from out of state) and be licensed by the California Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacist within 3 months.
About Stanford Health Care
The Department of Pharmacy provides integrated, cost-effective pharmaceutical services to Stanford Health Care (SHC). These patient-focused services include medication delivery, therapeutic recommendations, and promotion of optimal drug therapy.
To advance its mission, the department provides a supportive environment for professional training and development. The Department of Pharmacy participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Residency program. Three ASHP-accredited residency training programs are offered including a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency and two specialty PGY-2 residencies in Critical Care and Oncology/Hematology. Three additional PGY-2 programs are applying for pre-candidate status through ASHP to include Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, and Health Services Administration and Leadership. Stanford pharmacists also precept pharmacy students on clerkship rotations