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Pharmacy Residency

Our Program

Benefits:

  • Stipend: starting at $41,000
  • Health care benefit package
  • Paid time off
  • Discount meals
  • Travel allowance
  • On-site childcare available
  • On-site fitness center
  • 15 days PTO / Holiday / Sick

The purpose of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Parkview Medical Center is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) 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. 

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Parkview Medical Center is an ASHP-accredited, 12 month, full-time postgraduate program that offers experiences with diverse patient populations, a variety of disease states, and a range of patient problems.  The program provides an environment that is supportive of learning and training for the resident to achieve the purpose, goals, and objectives of the residency program and to progress over the course of the residency to be more efficient, effective, and able to work independently in providing direct patient care.  The resident will develop knowledge and skills in four primary competency areas:

  • Patient Care
  • Advancing Practice and Improving Patient Care
  • Leadership and Management
  • Teaching, Education, and Dissemination of Knowledge
  • Pharmacy

Required learning experiences include:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship I
  • Inpatient Anticoagulation
  • Outpatient Anticoagulation
  • Nutrition Support
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Staffing
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Major Project

Elective learning experiences include:

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship II

Details on Parkview

Parkview

Parkview Medical Center is one of only two large, independent community hospitals in Colorado.  With 350 acute care beds, Parkview serves Pueblo and 14 surrounding counties (about 370,000 total lives).  Parkview is the region’s only certified and verified Level II Trauma Center as well as the region’s first certified Stroke Center. Learn more about Parkview.

Pharmacy Residency Preceptors

Sarah Conley

Sarah Conley
Residency Program Director

Matt Thielbar

Matt Thielbar
Pharmacy Clinical Manager

Mandy Bradign

Mandy Bradigan
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Aaron Griffin

Aaron Griffin
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Greg Meier

Greg Meier
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Krista Sanchez

Krista Sanchez
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Geri Weinstein

Geri Weinstein
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Kyle

Kyle Caldwell
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Shonna Coy

Shonna Coy
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Leticia Ritz

Leticia Ritz
Clinical/Staff Pharmacist

Our Residents

Michael CernoiaMichael Cernoia

Michael Cernoia is a Colorado native who grew up in Pueblo West. He received his Bachelor of Science degrees at Western Colorado University in both Biology and Chemistry and his Doctorate of Pharmacy at Roseman University of Health Sciences in South Jordan, UT. He worked as a technician for Walmart and an intern at Utah Valley Hospital prior to receiving his doctorate. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, running, archery, and spending time in the mountains. Michael is excited to join the Parkview team as a PGY1 resident, as well as to have matched with a residency program so close to home.


Haroon Mesdaq

Haroon Mesdaq

Haroon Mesdaq is originally from Aurora, Colorado. He received his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Colorado Denver and his Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Clinical Research from Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences in North Carolina. Prior to pharmacy school, he worked as a pharmacy technician. His practice interests include emergency medicine and anticoagulation. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and dog, fitness, hiking, and outdoor activities. He is excited to be joining the team at Parkview and giving back to the community.

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