Ethan Blashford: PGY1 Resident
Pharm D, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Favorite part about Legacy’s residency program: During the interview, every person I met was genuine and transparent as to why they chose to work and stay at Legacy Health. There are numerous elective opportunities, and the intent to individualize the resident’s experience based on interests resonates with me.
Professional interests: Critical care, emergency medicine
Personal interests: Running, hiking, live music, craft beer
Interesting fact: I have a weakness for reality television; I feel the need to balance the complexities of pharmacy and medicine with the drama of reality TV.
Jimmy Nguyen: PGY1 Resident
Pharm D, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona
BA, University of California – Irvine, Irvine, California
Hometown: Covina, California
Favorite part about Legacy’s residency program: The ability to tailor rotations to my interests and the amazing support/mentorship system.
Professional interests: Transitions of care, infectious diseases, leadership
Personal interests: Golfing, hiking, trying new restaurants, beer tasting, fantasy football
Interesting fact: When I was 11 years old, I hit 5 hole-in-ones in a row playing mini-golf and my dad captured it all on his camcorder.
Paul Philavong: PGY1 Resident
Pharm D, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Columbia, SC,
BS, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Favorite part about Legacy’s residency program: The amazing support and welcoming environment; flexibility with rotations.
Professional interests: Critical care, infectious disease, ambulatory care, and academia.
Personal interests: Sports, outdoors, exploring, music, and food.
Interesting fact: I once burnt off my eyebrows turning on a propane grill.
Victor Tran: PGY1 Resident
Pharm D, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, Honors
BS, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Hometown: Beaverton, Oregon
Favorite part about Legacy’s residency program: Well-rounded rotations with excellent preceptors to help prepare you for various population groups, the teaching program, and flexibility of rotation schedule.
Professional interests: Internal medicine, ambulatory care, infectious disease, academia
Personal interests: Hiking, food, sports, music
Interesting fact: I play several musical instruments including guitar, ukulele and piano
Jayme Johnston: PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident
Education and Training:
PGY1 Residency, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN
Pharm D, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
BS Chemistry, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Favorite part about Legacy’s residency program: Growth and ample learning opportunities among the Legacy Medical Group clinics
Professional interests: Ambulatory care (diabetes, anticoagulation, infectious diseases)
Personal interests: Hiking, science fiction/fantasy literature, board games
Interesting fact: I was a writer for a satirical newspaper while in undergrad.
Henry Tran: PGY2 Ambulatory Care Resident
Education and Training:
PGY1 Residency, Providence Health, Portland, Oregon
Pharm D, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
BS, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Hometown: Long Beach, California
Favorite part about Legacy’s residency program: Patient centered medical home model and collaborative drug practice agreements for clinic pharmacists
Professional interests: Disease state management, preceptorship
Personal interests: Basketball (playing and watching), sports, hiking, eating, cooking
Interesting fact: I used to be on Google Maps street view!