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Mercy Hospital Springfield Post-Graduate Year Two Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency

Pharmacy Practice Residency Information

Contact Information
Residency Program Director

Ashley Evans, PharmD, BCACP
1235 E. Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804
ashley.evans@mercy.net  
(417) 890-4180

Overview

  • 12-month ASHP Candidate Status PGY-2 Pharmacy Ambulatory Care Residency
  • Start date: 7/11/2022

Purpose

The purpose of the Mercy Hospital Springfield PGY-2 Residency in Ambulatory Care is to empower pharmacists with the tools and experiences to develop the clinical, practice management and precepting skills to be a successful ambulatory care pharmacy clinician in a variety of practice settings. Completing an Ambulatory Care Residency at a large Community Health System allows the resident to develop practice management and service expansion skills in addition to building on clinical skills developed during a PGY-1 program. Mercy’s partnerships with multiple healthcare education programs, including schools of pharmacy, provide elective opportunities for residents to explore academia interests.

Program History

The Mercy Hospital Springfield PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency was established in 2021. The program is currently in candidate status and will undergo a site visit and survey for full ASHP Accreditation status in the Spring of 2022.

About Mercy Hospital Springfield

  • Founded in 1891
  • Accountable Care Organization
  • Clinic and Outpatient Facilities: 233 
  • Mercy Clinic Physicians/Advanced Practice Clinicians: 927
  • Outpatient Visits: 453,738 (annual, 2020)
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Affiliate Clinic
  • Hospital Beds: 947 licensed
  • Level I Adult Trauma Center
  • Mercy Co-Worker Benefits: Residents are eligible for health, dental, and vision insurance starting on their first day of work. Other benefits include paid time off and travel stipends for required meetings. 

Application Process

  • ASHP Listing
  • ASHP Code: 64901
  • Deadline: First Friday in January
  • Required Application Materials (to be submitted in PhORCAS)
    • Letter of intent
    • Current CV
    • Copy of pharmacy academic transcript(s)
    • PhORCAS Recommendation (3)
      • Must include recommendation from PGY1 Residency Program Director