McLaren Graduate Medical Education
Pharmacy Residency

McLaren St. Luke’s PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency

Developing responsible, exceptional pharmacy practitioners

St Lukes hospital

McLaren St. Luke’s is a community hospital in Maumee, Ohio. McLaren St. Luke’s provides a variety of services, including cardiovascular, orthopedic, spine and neurological; robotic surgery, and emergency services. It is a nationally certified primary stroke center and offers many outpatient services.

St Lukes Family Medicine

McLaren St. Luke’s Family Medicine Center is located in nearby Perrysburg, Ohio. It is a fully functioning medical practice that serves a dual purpose – to train family medicine physicians and to care for patients in the community.

Residency Program Purpose

The PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide-range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

Why Choose McLaren St. Luke’s?

McLaren St. Luke’s offers you excellent opportunities to interact with healthcare professionals who value interprofessional collaboration. Between direct patient contact, teaching opportunities, and highly skilled faculty, the McLaren St. Luke’s Pharmacy Residency will provide you with the hands-on, comprehensive education you need to be a successful pharmacist.

Pharmacists graduating from the program will be skilled at teaching and precepting pharmacy students, medical residents, and fellow healthcare professionals.

Learning Experiences

Required Learning Experiences

  • Orientation (6 weeks)
  • Ambulatory Care I (4 weeks)
  • Ambulatory Care II (6 weeks)
  • Critical Care (6 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine I (4 weeks)
  • Pharmacy Management (4 weeks)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (6 weeks)
  • Academia (4 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine (4 weeks)

Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences

  • Diabetes/Pharmacotherapy Clinic (weekly for 12 months)
  • Inpatient Staffing (every third weekend, Saturday and Sunday, and one weeknight shift in between each staffing weekend)
  • Residency Project (spanning 12 months)
  • Drug Information (weekly for 12 months)

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Geriatrics (4 weeks)
  • Academic Medicine (4 weeks - required for Teaching Certificate)
  • Internal Medicine II (4 weeks)
  • Teaching Certificate (spanning 12 months)

Application Requirements

  • Be a graduate of an ACPE accredited school or college of pharmacy or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.
  • Submit your application, including CV, letter of intent, academic transcripts, and three letters of reference to PhORCAS by January 1.
  • Be eligible for Ohio Licensure.

Pharmacy Residents - PGY1

  • Katherine Matousek, PharmD

    University of Toledo
  • Noah Pack, PharmD

    University of Toledo

Download Pharmacy Residency Brochure

For more information please contact:

Michelle O’Brien, PharmD, BCACP
Pharmacy Residency Program Director
McLaren St. Luke’s Pharmacy Residency
7045 Lighthouse Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551
O: 419-873-6836
F: 419-873-6837
michelle.obrien@stlukeshospital.com