PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program

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PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program

Program Overview

Legacy’s PGY2 specialty residency is a one-year experience focused on ambulatory care. Two annual PGY2 positions are available. Legacy has 26 primary care clinics and over 100 specialty care clinics. Legacy has clinical pharmacists embedded in 20 out of the 26 primary care clinics. This specialty residency will focus on providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care in a variety of multidisciplinary ambulatory settings.

Residents who successfully complete the residency program will possess the competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in ambulatory care practice.

Applications are accepted via the online PhORCAS system and are due by January 2nd each year.

Program Structure

Residents will train in three primary care clinics with additional required rotations in administration, population health, and a longitudinal staffing rotation in a primary care clinic. Additional expectations include a research project focusing on the establishment, expansion or evaluation of an ambulatory care service.
Our clinical pharmacists practice under collaborative pharmacy practice agreements, which include:

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma and COPD
  • Heart Failure
  • Depression and Anxiety Related Disorders
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Smoking Cessation
  • HIV PrEP
  • Anticoagulation
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis C
  • Upper GI
Residents will also complete up to three elective rotations throughout the year. Elective rotations include:
  • Academia
  • Advanced Administration
  • Advanced Primary Care
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Informatics
  • Medication Management Services
  • Renal Transplant
  • Rural Internal Medicine
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • Transitions of Care


Residents have an elective option in academia, and opportunities to further hone teaching skills, including: a teaching certificate through a program co-sponsored by the two local colleges of pharmacy, precepting a PGY1 resident and/or pharmacy students and delivering continuing medical education to multidisciplinary audiences.