Residency Listing

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport
Department of Pharmacy, 1541 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71130
Code: 72401
NMS Code: 150713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kelsey G Trimble, Pharm.D.
(318) 626-2443
Director of Pharmacy: Jason Lafitte, Pharm.D.
(318) 626-0863
Fax: (318) 626-3222
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 2019-01-04
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The mission of the Pharmacy Residency Program at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is to provide quality patient care, education, and research. The PGY1 Residency Program is designed to provide the resident with the skills and knowledge required to become a competent pharmacy practitioner in today‚Äôs ever-changing medical community. In order to comply with the requirements of the program, residents are required to complete a set of 8 core one-month rotations as well as 4 elective one-month rotations. As part of the longitudinal experience, residents are required to complete a research project and present the results at a regional residency conference. In addition to the clinical rotations, residents will also provide staffing services. We also have a teaching certificate and an affiliation with University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) School of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   Vacation/sick time: 15-12 working days. Residents and their immediate families are eligible for all insurance programs including health/major medical insurance and life insurance. Registration expenses to ASHP Midyear Clinical meeting along with registration and travel expenses to the Regional Residency Conference are provided.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Graduation from an accredited college of pharmacy (Pharm.D. or comparable experience preferred), United States citizenship or permanent residency, eligibility for Louisiana licensure, college transcript(s), curriculum vitae, letter of intent/interest, three letters of recommendation, State of Louisiana official application/release of information.
Training Site Type: Hospital with Ambulatory Care Clinics
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): University teaching hospitals/clinics
Professional Staff: 46
Non-Professional Staff: 31
Total Beds: 452
Average Daily Census: 330