Residency Listing

CHRISTUS St Vincent Regional Medical Center
455 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Code: 86013
NMS Code: 263913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Christine Atwell, PharmD
(505) 913-5522
Fax: (505) 913-6452
Director of Pharmacy: Christine Atwell, PharmD
(505) 913-5522
Fax: (505) 913-6452
Program Contact: Melinda Montoya, Pharm.D.
(505) 913-5430
Fax: (505) 913-6452
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/17/2018
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The residency program is designed to prepare pharmacists for advanced level practice at a community-based hospital. The resident will function in a multidisciplinary healthcare team and be responsible for the provision of evidence-based and patient-centered medication related care. Resident will develop strong foundation in infectious diseases, critical care, pharmacotherapy, operational, and practice management skills. Resident will participate in Clinician Directed Performance Improvement project that is based on Intermountain Healthcare renowned model for performance improvement. Resident activities include: multi-disciplinary rounds, antimicrobial stewardship program, in-services for staff and patients, ASHP mid-year poster presentation, P&T Committee participation, MUE and new drug reviews.

Fringe Benefits:   

9 days paid vacation, health insurance, travel allowance to ASHP Midyear and Western States Residency Conference, free parking

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D. and eligibility for licensure in New Mexico, curriculum vitae, college of pharmacy transcripts, and three letters of recommendations.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate:

Private: CHRISTUS Health and SVHsupport

Model Type(s):

Acute Care Community Hospital

Tax Status:


Professional Staff: 23
Non-Professional Staff: 20
Total Beds: 200
Average Daily Census: 140
Site Special Features:   

CHRISTUS St. Vincent is the only level 3 trauma center in northern New Mexico serving more than 300,000 residents. Specialties include neurosurgery, orthopedics, trauma, women's services, general surgery, heart and vascular, pulmonary, critical care, and behavioral health. Each year, more than 13,000 patients are admitted to the hospital. Experiencing more than 52,000 patient visits each year, the facility has the second busiest emergency department in New Mexico. Northern New Mexico has over 300 days of sunshine each year. Year-round activities include hiking, mountain biking, camping, skiing, and snowboarding. In addition, Santa Fe offers many unique cultural and arts programs.