Residency Listing

Billings Clinic
2800 10th Avenue North
Billings, MT 59101
Code: 84001
NMS Code: 157713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Melanie J. Townsend, Pharm.D., BCPS
(406) 657-4842
Fax: (406) 657-4107
Director of Pharmacy: Kyle H. Townsend, Pharm.D., MBA, BCPS
(406) 657-4811
Fax: (406) 657-4107
Program Contact: Melanie J. Townsend, Pharm.D., BCPS
(406) 657-4842
Fax: (406) 657-4107
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 47476
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Residents will become confident practitioners, skilled in evidence-based, medication management and direct patient care using an interdisciplinary team model. Core rotations: pharmacy practice, cardiology, critical care, infectious diseases, and internal medicine. Options for ambulatory care, emergency medicine, informatics, neonatology, oncology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and transitions of care. Longitudinal experiences: academia, administration, drug information, medical emergencies, research, QI, and staffing. Residents become ACLS certified, gain a teaching certificate, and are prepared to successfully pass the BCPS examination.

Fringe Benefits:   

Annual leave package; relocation; medical/dental/vision/life insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; professional travel support for ASHP Midyear/ASHP Pharmacotherapy Prep. Course/Mountain States Conference

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

PhORCAS applications required. Additional requirements: employment application, 3 recommendation letters, and sample of portfolio items. See program website for details.

Training Site Type: Hospital, Multi-Specialty Ambulatory Care Clinics, and Long-Term Care Facility
Model Type(s): Community Hospital with Emphasis on Education and Research
Patients Enrolled: 90
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 56
Non-Professional Staff: 57
Number of Medical Centers: 10
Total Beds:


Average Daily Census:


Site Special Features:   

Billings Clinic is located near the magnificent Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone National Park in south-central Montana. The integrated organization consists of a 400+-provider multi-specialty clinic; 280-bed hospital; and much more . Pharmacy services are diverse and integrated throughout the organization. Residents thrive in this dynamic, educationally-stimulating environment as they mentor and precept student pharmacists from various schools. Residents also interact with frequently internal medicine resident physicians and select formal pharmacist mentors for the year.