Wyoming Medical Center offers two PGY1 Pharmacy Residency spots annually.

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Wyoming Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Banner Health in the heart of Wyoming. We are the largest hospital in Wyoming with two campuses and 14 primary, specialty, and immediate care clinics. As a regional trauma and referral center, we serve 11 Wyoming counties with more than 250,000 people by providing comprehensive heart, stroke, and trauma care.

The Department of Pharmacy provides 24-hour services and is fully automated with the use of automated dispensing cabinets and medication inventory management carousel technology. We are also equipped with computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and electronic medication administration record (eMAR) through the CERNER program. Our decentralized pharmacy staff are in the emergency department and intensive care unit 7 days a week, and on our medical units.

The Wyoming Medical Center Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy residency builds on the Doctorate of Pharmacy education and outcomes. WMC residency contributes to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for optimizing patient outcomes through interdisciplinary medication management in a variety of medical conditions.

Residency graduates are eligible for board certification, and eligible for post-graduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. The 12-month learning experience will consist of required, and elective experiences ranging from 4 weeks to yearlong in length. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary patient centered care in the areas of family medicine, internal medicine, critical care, emergency services, infectious disease, and ambulatory care. In addition, residents will be required to participate in ongoing service activities to develop problem solving skills, collaboration skills and be exposed to pharmacy department policy and procedures by staffing in the central pharmacy.

Learning Experiences

Required Core Rotations (5 weeks):

  • Acute Care Medical
  • Family Practice (Internal Medicine)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Decentralized Neurology
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Ambulatory Care

Required Core Longitudinal Rotations:

  • Clinical Pharmacy Management
  • Research Project
  • Central Pharmacy Operations (staffing)

Elective Rotations (4-5 weeks):

  • Cardiology (Physician led)
  • Neurology (Physician led)
  • Infectious Disease (Physician led)

Our program participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Residency Matching Program and is fully accredited by ASHP.

National Matching Services Code:
257913
Duration/Type:
12-month Residency
Number of positions:
Two
Annual Salary:
$52,000
Application deadline:
Jan. 7, 2022

Pharmacy Residency Program Director:
Michelle Estevez, PharmD, DPLA, BCPS
Banner Health Wyoming Medical Center
1233 E. Second St.
Casper, WY 82601

Current Pharmacy Residents

Huong Pham, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy

Andrew Rejer, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Education: Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Past Pharmacy Resident Graduates

Riley Johnson, PharmD
PGY2 Neurology Pharmacy Resident,
VA Greater Los Angeles HealthCare System, Los Angeles, CA
Education: University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy

Michelle Wessling, PharmD
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident,
Cox Health Systems, Springfield, MO
Education: University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

Brian Montalbano, PharmD
Emergency Room Pharmacist,
Denver, CO
Education: University of Illinois College of Pharmacy

Andrew Conner, PharmD, BCCCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Critical Care,
McLeod Health, Florence, SC
Education: Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Additional Training: PGY2 Critical Care Cox Health Systems, Springfield, MO

Sara Johnson, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist,
Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, ND
Education: University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy