Alberta Health Services (Edmonton Zone)

Address:
Inpatient Pharmacy Department
University of Alberta Hospital
8440 - 112 St.
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2B7

Director:
Dr. Tania Mysak, BSP, PharmD
Director, Practice, AHS Pharmacy Services
Phone: 780-735-0770

Coordinator/Contact:
Dr. Jenny Shiu, BSc.Pharm, PharmD, ACPR
Clinical Practice Leader
Phone: 780-863-3326
 

Program

Type: General

Focus:

Established in: 1996

# Positions: 3-4

App. deadline: October 14, 2022

Starting date: TBD

PRAMS: No additional requirements to complete the Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application: None

Est. stipend: approximately $50, 000 per annum

Benefits: Yes

Vacation/holiday leave: 10 paid days

Education/conference leave: Budget and time provided to support residents to attend conferences will be reviewed each year

Minimum required credentials: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy & licensure in Alberta

Program highlights: General residency program involving rotations in drug information, distribution, administration, and clinical rotations such as internal medicine, critical care, infectious disease, neurology, pediatrics, ambulatory care, geriatrics, HIV, psychiatry, cardiology, and women’s health. As this is a regional program, rotations may be offered at any of the 8 hospital sites. Residents must also complete a project during the year.

Required Rotations: Rotations offer the residents experience at several of the hospitals within the city of Edmonton.

  • Distribution (1 week)
  • Administration (3 weeks)
  • Drug Information (2 weeks)
  • Undergraduate Clinical Precepting (4 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine (6 weeks)
  • Cardiology (4-5 weeks)
  • Infectious Disease (4-5 weeks)
  • Ambulatory Care (4-5 weeks)
  • Critical Care (4-5 weeks)
  • Residency research project (9 weeks).

Elective Rotations: Chosen based on interests of the resident and the availability of the rotations. There is enough time allotted to allow for one to two elective rotations of 4-5 weeks duration. The rotations listed below are a summary of commonly available electives at the present time. There is a possibility that additional rotation sites may open up with the addition of new practice areas.

Cardiology Clinics (UAH) HIV Clinic 

 

Other external rotations can be set up based on interest of the resident.

  • Homecare 
  • Nephrology 
  • Neurology 
  • Psychiatry 
  • Palliative Care 
  • Pediatric Oncology 
  • Pediatric or Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology

 

 

Organization

Type: Alberta Pharmacy Practice Residency Program-Edmonton Zone

Number of beds: 2022 (excludes long term care)

Sites: Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH), University of Alberta Hospital (UAH), Misericordia Community Hospital (MCH), Grey Nuns Community Hospital (GNH)

 

Residents

2022-2023
Hedieh Keshavarzbahaghighat
Ayush Chadha
Anthony Kapelke
Akshita Chandok

2021-2022
Reem Almawed
Kaitlyn Krahn
Teagan Zeggil
Igor Zoric

2020-2021
Eric Duong
Sydney Evans
Stephanie Metzger
Lynnea Schultz

2019-2020
Teresa Eberhardt
Jasmine Gill
Hannah Kaliel
Sarah Landry

2018-2019
Pawandeep Gill
Sahiba Khurana
Jackson Stewart
Steven Quan

2017-2018
Ashwin Bhat
Binh Nguyen
Alyssa Schmode
Jenna Smith

2016-2017
Dania Al-Ani
Lydia Cheung
Jay Mutch

2015-2016
June Chen
Allison Mejilla
Caitlyn Thomson
Daniel Zhou

2014-15
Monika Bolina
Tasia KarisAllen
Vaninder Sidhu

2013-2014
Taryn Heck
Darlene Korn
Erin Woods

2012-2013
Jade Basaraba
Michelle Berresheim
Kevin Tam