Saskatchewan Health Authority, Regina Area

4101 Dewdney Avenue
Regina, SK, S4T 1A5

Dr. Bill Semchuk, MSc, PharmD, FCSHP
Director - Patient Care and Performance
Phone: 306-766-4010
Fax: 306-766-3547

Kirsten Fox, BSP, ACPR
Clinical Support Pharmacist
Phone: 306-766-3116
Fax: 306-766-4363


Type: General Pharmacy (Year 1) Residency

Focus: General Hospital Practice

Established in: 1967

# Positions: 4

App. deadline: 2023 (as set in PRAMS)

Starting date: June 10, 2024

PRAMS (Additional PRAMS requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application should be sent through PRAMS when applying by the application deadline)

  • Program-specific cover letter

Est. stipend: $50,000 per annum

Benefits: Medical and dental coverage, shared office with PC, pager, laptop, free access to various electronic resources

Vacation: 15 days

Education/Conference Leave: Funding provided to attend regional and/or national conference(s)

Minimum Required Credentials: Graduate from a recognized college or school of pharmacy. 

Other Eligibility Requirements: On the first day of residency, applicant must possess a Practicing Pharmacist License from the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP) or be in possession of a Conditional License from SCPP per SCPP bylaws.

Program highlights: The resident is expected to develop skills to become an independent thinker/learner by assuming responsibility for learning, recognizing their own deficiencies, and to be able to independently problem solve. The ability to think critically, communicate
effectively, and manage their time efficiently will be important skills to develop. Learning takes place at the two acute care facilities, a rehabilitation centre, and an ambulatory care centre and will focus on various clinical environments. The resident has the opportunity to complete a focused research project related to pharmacy practice and complete a practice-related article to aid in development of skills pertinent to scientific publication.

Core Rotations: 

  • Foundations of Drug Distribution
  • Pharmaceutical Care Process
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Practice Management
  • Preceptorship
  • Journal Club

Elective Rotations:

  • Anticoagulation Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Renal
  • Long-Term Care
  • Clinical Systems
  • Primary Care
  • Opioid Stewardship

Selective Rotations:
Must complete at least one of:

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care



Type: Includes two acute hospitals, one long-term care/rehabilitation facility, home care, public mental health programs, and is affiliated with several long-term care facilities

Number of beds: 633 acute, 48 rehabilitation, 255 long-term

Sites: Regina General Hospital, Pasqua Hospital, Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, Kidney Health Centre

Affiliation: none



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