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
Focus: N/A
Established in: 1967
# Positions: 4
App. deadline: October 8, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. EST.
Starting date: June 14, 2021
PRAMS: No additional requirements to complete the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) - Regina Area Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application: None

To be eligible for a Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Regina Residency position requires that candidates must hold a valid Practicing Pharmacist License from a Canadian Pharmacy Regulatory body at the time of application and be in possession of a Practicing Pharmacist Licence from the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP) on the first day of the residency program or be in possession of a Conditional License from SCPP on the first day of the residency program as per SCPP bylaws.
Est. stipend: $50,000 per annum

Program highlights: The resident is expected to develop skills to become independent thinkers/learners 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 and an ambulatory care centre and will focus on various clinical environments. The resident has the opportunity for a focused research project related to health care organization pharmacy practice as well as a practice related article to aid in the development of skills pertinent to scientific publication.

Required Rotations: 

  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Foundations in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Foundations of Drug Distribution
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Care Process
  • Practice Management
  • Preceptorship

Selective Rotations:

Residents will be required to take one of the following:

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatrics
  • Adult Critical Care

Elective Rotations:

Generally a resident is able to complete 2 elective rotations that are of 2 to 4 weeks in duration and include:

  • Ambulatory Care in Primary Care
  • HIV
  • Informatics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care (if alternative chosen as selective rotation – see above)
  • Nephrology
  • Outpatient Anticoagulation Management Service
  • Pediatrics (if alternative chosen as selective rotation – see above)
  • Psychiatry
  • Medication Safety
  • Opioid Stewardship

Minimum required credentials: Graduate from a recognized college or school of pharmacy.


Type: Includes two acute hospitals, one long term care/rehabiltation facility, home care, public and mental health programs, and is affiliated with several long term care facilities
Number of beds: 633 acute, 48 rehab, 255 long term
Sites: Regina General Hospital, Pasqua Hospital, Kidney Health Centre
Affiliation: University of Saskatchewan


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