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Lake Region Healthcare Corporation
Department of Pharmacy
712 S. Cascade Street
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Code: 63105
NMS Code: 144813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mark Dewey, Pharm.D., CGP
(218) 736-8057
Fax: (218) 736-8773
Director of Pharmacy: Brett A Leitch, Pharm.D.
(218) 736-8151
Fax: (218) 736-8787
Program Contact: Mark Dewey, Pharm.D., CGP
(218) 736-8057
Fax: (218) 736-8773
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
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Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Joint venture with NDSU College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences and Lake Region Healthcare, Fergus Falls, MN The residency provides exposure to a wide variety of practice settings, including a regional hospital with central and decentralized pharmacy activities, cancer center, outpatient clinics, community psychiatric hospitals, hospice program, long-term-care facilities, and ambulatory care medication therapy management programs. The resident will have training opportunities in delivering educational programs to health professionals and the public. The resident will also assist with precepting pharmacy students on experiential rotations, assisting in the NDSU College of Pharmacy “Concept Lab”, and earn a Teaching Certificate.
Fringe Benefits:   NDSU employee with 10 days vacation, plus weekends & holidays. 10% of salary in fringe benefit health insurance. Stipend of up to $1200 to attend a national pharmacy meeting. Expenses Covered to attend Midwest Pharmacy Residents’ Conference.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm. D. and hold an active pharmacy license or be eligible for licensure in North Dakota and Minnesota. Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference, letter of interest, and transcript submitted via PhORCAS. Register in ASHP Resident Matching Program.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Regional Community Hospital, Clinic, Cancer Center
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 8
Non-Professional Staff: 6
Total Beds: 80
Average Daily Census: 40
Site Special Features:   Fergus Falls is located in a county with over 1,000 lakes in west central MN. Lake Region Healthcare is a regional provider of services, staffed by over 50 medical providers, and is the largest employer in the region. RPD/preceptor is on faculty of the U of MN; Program Contact/preceptor is on faculty of NDSU, which helps support the residency. Clinical pharmacists also provide consultative services to numerous long-term-care facilities, psychiatric hospitals, hospice, and Critical Access Hospitals.

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