Residency Listing

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
1201 Pleasant Valley Road
P.O. Box 20007
Owensboro , KY 42303
Code: 52025
NMS Code: 226213
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kristan V Higgs, Pharm.D., BCPS
(270) 417-5956
Fax: (270) 417-6709
Director of Pharmacy: Heather Haynes, RPh, MHA
(270) 417-6714
Fax: (270) 417-6709
Program Contact: Kristan V Higgs, Pharm.D., BCPS
(270) 417-5956
Fax: (270) 417-6709
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/7/2019
Starting Date: 6/24/2019
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Required rotations include internal medicine, critical care, infectious diseases, ambulatory care, emergency medicine, and management. Longitudinal experiences include pharmacy practice, research, teaching certificate and drug information. Electives include, but are not limited to surgery, cardiology, behavioral health, pediatrics, geriatrics and medication safety. Residents participate in hospital committees and associated initiatives. The teaching certificate program, as well as research resources, and additional program benefits are provided through affiliation with University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.

Fringe Benefits:   

Health insurance, 10 days paid vacation, 5 days paid professional leave, holiday/sick leave, discounted meals, professional travel/meeting reimbursement

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D. degree from ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy and eligibility for licensure in Kentucky. Online application to be completed using PhORCAS.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Owensboro Health, Inc.
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
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Total Beds: 477
Average Daily Census: 270
Site Special Features:   

Owensboro Health is a dynamic and growing system located in beautiful northwestern Kentucky. Our mission is to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities we serve. We serve 14 counties with a 477-bed hospital, comprehensive cancer center, and over 30 medical specialties. Our new hospital opened in 2013 and is designed for optimal patient care. We are a level III trauma center where over 65,000 patients are treated annually in our 33-bed emergency department.