Residency Program Director: A. Katie Hiles, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Special Features:
Franciscan Health Indianapolis is a faith-based community hospital that is part of the integrated 14 hospital system, Franciscan Health. Locally, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist preceptors provide direct patient care services in many areas of the hospital and ambulatory settings. The residency year is flexible and tailored to the interests and goals of the resident. Required learning experiences include: Orientation, Family Medicine, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics/Neonatal ICU, Adult Critical Care, Administration, and Longitudinal Ambulatory Care. Elective learning experience opportunities include but are not limited to: Emergency Medicine, Transitions of Care, Cardiac Surgery, a focused month in Ambulatory Care, and Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant. In addition to clinical learning experiences, the residency offers a variety of teaching opportunities, including the Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program (IPTec). Completion and presentation of a research project at the Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Conference is required.
Fringe Benefits: 16 days PTO (vacation and holidays); medical/dental/vision insurance; travel to ASHP Midyear and Great Lakes Residency meetings; life insurance.
Special Requirements for Acceptance: Pharm.D. degree, eligible for Indiana licensure, official college transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, onsite interview, US citizen
Training Site Type:
Integrated Health System
Community Hospital System
Average Daily Census:
Site Special Features:
Franciscan Health Indianapolis is located south of downtown Indianapolis and minutes away from Butler University. The hospital has one of only two bone marrow transplant centers in Indiana as well as award-winning cardiac and vascular services. The hospital is affiliated with Butler University's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Franciscan Health Indianapolis has an active Family Medicine residency program, with which the resident will interact throughout various learning experiences. Pharmacy services are supported by decentralized clinical staff pharmacists and clinical pharmacy specialists who are located on the majority of patient care units. The resident staffs every 3rd weekend as part of their longitudinal service.
For more information about our preceptors, current and past residents, and learning experiences offered, please visit our website: https://www.franciscanhealth.org/pgy1indy
Applicants to pharmacy residencies must be graduates or candidates for graduation of an ACPE accredited pharmacy degree program. Applicants to pharmacy residencies must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Indiana.
About Franciscan Health Indianapolis
Franciscan Health Indianapolis is a 485-bed non-profit, community hospital that is part of the integrated 13-hospital system, Franciscan Health. The hospital is located south of downtown Indianapolis and minutes away from Butler University. The hospital has one of only two bone marrow transplant centers in Indiana, award-winning cardiac and vascular services, a Level III NICU, and a high volume Emergency Department.