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PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Albertsons/Idaho State University College of Pharmacy


Purpose Statement: To build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education in order to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills leading to advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications. 


Program Description


Albertsons Pharmacy offers a 12-month clinical pharmacy residency with unique community and clinical program development experiences in both metropolitan and rural Idaho communities. With the residency affiliation with the ISU College of Pharmacy, the resident will have extensive teaching and interdisciplinary research opportunities along with pharmacy student mentoring, didactic teaching in pharmacy program, precepting APPE students, preparing for a board-certification exam, and obtaining a teaching certificate.  Collaboration with a local ambulatory care clinic allows for a longitudinal clinical pharmacy experience in general pharmacotherapy and other clinical opportunities related to 340B entities. Albertsons maintains a nationwide residency program that provides residents the distinct opportunity to work with other residents and stay informed on pharmacy-related issues at a national level.  Boise is located in the Treasure Valley area in Southwest Idaho, and is the home to the Albertsons Companies corporate headquarters and Idaho State University College of Pharmacy’s Meridian campus.  The Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountains, Salt Lake City, Sun Valley, and many outdoor adventures are located just a few hours away. 


Training Site

Training sites for the community pharmacy residency consist of Albertsons pharmacy locations, the Albertsons corporate offices, ISU College of Pharmacy and ISU affiliated clinical pharmacy sites in Boise, Idaho. 

Required Learning Experiences/Curriculum

  • Concentrated Orientation Learning Experience
  • Longitudinal Project Management Learning Experience
    • Participate in Community Practice Related Project Management
    • Perform Residency Quality Improvement and Research Projects
    • Develop and Implement Innovative Practice Related Service
    • Present Research Related Projects
  • Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Learning Experience
  • Longitudinal Community Pharmacy Learning Experience
  • Longitudinal Patient Care Learning Experience
    • Provide Medication Therapy Management Services
    • Provide Disease State Education Services
    • Provide Drug Information Services
  • Longitudinal Teaching and Learning Experience
    • Provide Preceptor Development and Mentorship
    • Coordinate and Develop a Teaching Program for Students, Patients, and Healthcare Providers
    • Participate in Residency Teaching Certificate Program
  • Rotational Leadership and Management Learning Experience
    • Develop Pharmacy Practice Management Skills
    • Develop Leadership and Management Skills through Local, State, and National Organizations
    • Develop Human Resource Skills through Recruiting, Interviewing, Job Performance

General Program Information

  • Positions available: One
  • Starting date: Typical start date is July 1
  • All application documents should be submitted via PhORCAS   
  • Application deadline:    January 5th, 2018  

Requirements for Admission

  • Completion of ACPE-accredited PharmD program
  • Eligibility for licensure in Idaho
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Detailed letter of intent to include:
    • Why a community-based residency?
    • Strengths you will bring to the program
    • Your personal & professional short and long-term goals
    • Your ideal learning environment/residency experience
  • Three professional letters of reference
  • On-site Interview
  • Registration and participation in the ASHP Resident Matching Program & PhORCAS


  • Competitive stipend
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Vacation & sick leave
  • Travel Reimbursement for key regional and national conferences 


Contact Information


Timothy R. Flynn, PharmDResidency Program Director 

Patient Care Pharmacist

Albertsons - Safeway | Intermountain Division

Cell: 208-807-1427


Kevin W. Cleveland, PharmD, ANP

Assistant Dean and Associate Professor

Idaho State University College of Pharmacy

Office:  208-373-1872


ASHP National Matching Service No. 83014

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Contact Us:
(208) 342-2581

P.O. Box 7625
Boise, ID 83707

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