How to Apply

PGY1 Residency General Information:

Status: Accredited
Application Deadline: January 6, 2015
Beginning Date: June 29, 2015
Number of Residents: 5 (4 General Care & 1 Ambulatory Care)
Stipend: ~$45,000
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 10 paid vacation days and 5 paid holiday days
NMS Codes: 121213 - General, 121221 - Ambulatory Care Focus

The Palomar Health Residency in Pharmacy Practice is primarily based at the new Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California. Residents completing this program will learn to provide evidence-based pharmacology within interdisciplinary teams. Major selling points of the residency are personal attention to foster learning, developing a clinical mindset and an emphasis on becoming pharmacy leaders. Opportunity exists to mature in one's practice, manage and improve the medication-use process and enhance drug information skills. Residents are required to complete a research project during the year.



  • Accredited Pharmacy School Graduate
  • Eligible for CA licensure
  • Personal interview
  • Submission of the following to Phorcas by January 6, 2015:
          - Letter of interest
          - Curriculum vitae
          - Application
          - Three letters of recommendation
          - Pharmacy school transcript
          - Passport photo (Optional)
          - Phorcas Supplemental Application

For additional information, please contact:

Jennifer Floyd, PharmD, BCPS, Residency Director, Pharmacy Services
Phone: 442.281.1738



Current Residents:
You are invited to contact our current residents if you have questions regarding their experience in the program.

Nancy Bui
School: University of Southern California
Project: Establishment of a Utilization Management Service

Sayli Natu 

School: University of the Pacific
Project: Implementation of a New CrCl-Based Drug Dosing Protocol

Mitul Patel, Ambulatory Care Resident
School: University of Washington School of Pharmacy
Project: Anticoagulation Service Gap Analysis

William Truong
School: Jefferson School of Pharmacy 
Project: Impact of a PGY1 Pharmacy Resident on Optimization of Drug Prices

Christina Yang
School: University of California, San Diego
Project: Correlation of C. Difficile Cases with PPI Usage




Rotational Experiences:

Block Rotations Elective Rotations     Longitudinal Rotations
Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Cardiology Pharmacy Management
Infectious Diseases Geriatrics Pharmacy Practice (Staffing)
Internal Medicine Nephrology Parenteral Nutrition
Medication Safety Transitions of Care Pharmacokinetics
Drug Information NICU Anti-Coagulation
Emergency Medicine/Trauma Ambulatory Care Clinical Programs
Ambulatory Care   Formulary Management & Policy
    Drug Information