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Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) in Ambulatory Care

New Mexico is at the forefront of advanced practice licensure in pharmacy. New Mexico pharmacists may gain prescriptive authority as pharmacist clinicians (PhCs) and function as advanced practice clinicians at Presbyterian. Ambulatory care residents will complete requirements for PhC, including physical assessment coursework, documentation of patient contact hours, and development of a practice protocol. One PGY2 ambulatory care residency position will be filled each year

Learning Experiences:

The first half of the residency year is spent in primary care patient-centered medical homes under the supervision of licensed pharmacist clinicians (PhCs) treating disease states including but not liminted to diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and pulmonary conditions, supervising anticoagulation services and performing medication therapy management.

The second half of the year adds experience in specialty services, while allowing continuity in primary care and is flexible based on resident interests.

Requirements for administrative activities, teaching/precepting, and the resident research project will be fulfilled longitudinally.

Core Experiences:

  • Primary care/patient-centered medical home
  • Anticoagulation
  • Specialty care (select 2-3 electives)
  • Administration/practice management
  • Teaching/precepting
  • Resident research project*

Elective Experiences (8-12 weeks):

  • Endocrinology
  • Integrated medication-assisted therapy
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric chronic care
  • Psychiatry

Program Details

Additional program details, accreditation status, and contact information are available on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Listing site