Alberta Health Services (Edmonton Zone)
Inpatient Pharmacy Department
University of Alberta Hospital
8440 - 112 St.
Dr. Tania Mysak, BSP, PharmD
Director, Practice, AHS Pharmacy Services
Dr. Jenny Shiu, BSc.Pharm, PharmD, ACPR
Clinical Practice Leader
Established in: 1996
# Positions: 4
App. deadline: October 13, 2023
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: $46,600 per year
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, pediatrics, ambulatory care, HIV, psychiatry, cardiology. As this is a regional program, rotations may be offered at any of the 8 hospital sites. Residents must also complete a research 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
- HIV Clinic
- Pediatric Oncology
- Pediatric or Neonatal Intensive Care
- Virtual Hospital
Type: Alberta Pharmacy Practice Residency Program-Edmonton Zone
Number of beds: 2022 (excludes long term care)
Sites: Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH), Misericordia Community Hospital (MCH), Grey Nuns Community Hospital (GNH)
2022-2023 Akshita Chandok
2021-2022 Reem Almawed