Pharmacy Residency Program

Advanced pharmaceutical training in clinic and hospital settings

About Our Programs

Pharmacy Residency: Three Staff Looking at Camera Photo

The Pharmacy Residency Programs are postgraduate training programs that center on the development of knowledge, attitudes, and abilities necessary to independently and competently optimize pharmacotherapy outcomes through direct and indirect patient care and pharmacy practice management. Specialized residency programs emphasize optimization of patient outcomes in a focused area of healthcare with a commitment to prepare a new generation for leadership within the specialty area of the pharmacy profession.

Pharmacists at HCMC collaborate to provide quality patient care in a healing environment using professional knowledge, mastery of skills, and compassion. These services are provided in Acute Care and Ambulatory Care settings, Community Pharmacies, and in a Regional Poison Control Center.

Salary and Benefits

HCMC offers a competitive annual salary (approximately $42,000) and benefits to all pharmacy program residents, including individual health insurance, dental insurance, vacation days, project days, professional days and a reimbursement stipend for travel to professional conference(s).

Conferences

Residents will attend and participate in both regional and national conferences as individualized per program:

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents

  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Research Forum
  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Project Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference
  • University Health Consortium Meeting and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Meeting

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Minnesota Pharmacists Association MTM Symposium
  • National Conference Meeting determined by resident and residency director
  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Project
  • Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference University Health

PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residents

  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Project Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference
  • Critical Care Conference Meeting determined by resident and residency director

PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident

  • Transplant Immunosuppression Conference (University of Minnesota)
  • American Transplant Congress (or alternate transplant conference) as determined by resident and residency director
  • University Health Consortium Meeting and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Meeting
  • Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Project Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference University Health (as directed)

Service Requirement

Residents will adhere to the ASHP Duty Hours Statement, document duty hours as requested and contribute to departmental staffing, per their individual program requirements as noted below. Shift changes will be managed by the residents, the residency director and the schedulers, in accordance with the ASHP duty hours statement:

  • Coverage of the clinical on-call pager for one to two weeks of the residency program, or the clinical specialty transplant pager for the PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Resident
  • Attendance and participation at all codes when residents are on site and on duty
    • All residents will participate on codes during clinical rotations and during their specified code month.
    • ACLS and BLS certification obtained upon or after residency start date
  • Staffing is individualized per program as follows:
    • PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents staff are scheduled to staff every other 4th weekend in nephrology, inpatient pharmacy or as a clinical decentral pharmacist.
    • The PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residents are scheduled to staff every 3rd weekend as a critical care pharmacist covering both the MICU and SICU.
    • The PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Resident is scheduled to staff every 4th weekend in nephrology, rounding as the clinical decentral pharmacist on their team. This resident is also required to staff an additional 3 weeks throughout the course of the residency year in the specialized area of transplant to increase clinical confidence and autonomy as a practitioner.
    • The PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident is scheduled to provide MTM and medical respite care one night a week at the homeless shelter clinic.
    • The first-year PGY-1/PGY-2 Pharmacy Health System Administration resident is scheduled to staff other weekend for one year and every 4th weekend for the second year in nephrology, inpatient pharmacy or as a clinical decentral pharmacist.

About Our Facility

The Pharmacy Department is located within the main HCMC campus in downtown Minneapolis. Our pharmacists serve a diverse population, with a variety of services including acute care and ambulatory care settings, community pharmacies, and a regional poison control center.

Contact Us

For more information about the Pharmacy Programs, please contact the program directors below.

  Deborah L. Anderson, Pharm.D
Director of the Poison Center
PGY-1/ PGY-2 Health-System Administration/M.S Program Director
deborah.anderson@hcmed.org
612-873-2107
Lynn Weber Photo Lynn Weber, Pharm.D., BCOP
Clinical Pharmacist – Hematology/Oncology
PGY-1 Program Director and Pharmacy Residency Supervisor
lynn.weber@hcmed.org
612-873-3603
Haley Holtan Photo Haley Holtan, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Ambulatory Pharmacist Manager
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Program Director
haley.holtan@hcmed.org
612-873-6311
Jon Jancik Photo Jon Jancik, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacist - Critical Care
PGY-2 Critical Care Program Director
jon.jancik@hcmed.org
612-873-4709
Tracy Anderson Haag Photo Tracy Anderson-Haag, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist - Kidney Transplantation
PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Program Director
teresa.andersonhaag@hcmed.org
612-873-4184