Saskatchewan Health Authority, Regina Area

Address:
4101 Dewdney Avenue
Regina, SK, S4T 1A5

Director:
Dr. Bill Semchuk, MSc, PharmD, FCSHP
Director - Patient Care and Performance
Phone: 306-766-4010
Fax: 306-766-3547
Email: bill.semchuk@saskhealthauthority.ca

* Note - Please contact Bill for any program-related inquiries between Sept 3, 2022 - October 3, 2022

Coordinator/Contact:
Kirsten Fox*, BSP, ACPR
Clinical Support Pharmacist
Phone: 306-766-3116
Fax: 306-766-4363
Email: kirsten.fox@saskhealthauthority.ca

* Note - Kirsten will be on leave from Sept 2022-2023

Coordinator/Contact:
Caitlin Roy*, BSP, ACPR
Clinical Support Pharmacist
Phone: 306-766-3116
Email: Caitlin.roy@saskhealthauthority.ca

* Note - Caitlin will take over the Coordinator position as of October 3, 2022
 

Program

Type: General Pharmacy (Year 1) Residency

Focus: General Hospital Practice

Established in: 1967

# Positions: 4

App. deadline: October 14, 2022

Starting date: June 12, 2023

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)

  • None

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 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
  • Informatics
  • HIV

Selective Rotations:
Must complete at least one of:

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Adult Critical Care

 

Organization

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: University of Saskatchewan

 

Residents

2022-2023
Jillian Madey
Stephanie O'Byrne
Michael Schultz
Darby Shindelka

2021-2022
Taylor McVannel
Joshua Nurkowski
Wallace Rourke
Briana Schmeltzer

2020-2021
Caitlin Dempsey
Danya Iwabuchi
Christine Lee
Kari Rustad

2019-2020
Caitlin Coons
Brandon Kennedy
Logan Underwood

2018-2019
Lindsay Edgington
Jordan Kalesnikoff
Stephanie Zimmer

2017-2018
Brenna Gallagher
Steven Kary
Samantha Tri

2016-2017

Laura Almas
Samantha Cunningham
Aleina Haines