Residency Listing

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - San Francisco
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center – San Francisco
2238 Geary Boulevard – 5th Floor Pharmacy Suite
San Francisco, CA 94115
Code: 92175
NMS Code: 127613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Ivan Ho, Pharm.D.
(415) 833-4247
Fax: (415) 833-8162
Director of Pharmacy: Minh V Lam, Pharm.D.
(415) 833-4850
Program Contact: Ivan Ho, Pharm.D.
(415) 833-4247
Fax: (415) 833-8162
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Pharmacy Department improves the health of our members and the communities we serve by providing high quality, evidenced based, and affordable pharmaceutical care. Our service is composed of 5 outpatient pharmacies, 1 inpatient pharmacy, 1 infusion center pharmacy and 250 excellent pharmacy employees. Pharmacy services in San Francisco provide services in ambulatory care, acute care, outpatient, and administration. Inpatient and outpatient pharmaceutical care services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The ambulatory care pharmacists practice in a variety of clinics which include anticoagulation/ direct oral anticoagulants, asthma, chronic pain/opioid management, chemical dependency recovery program, heart failure, HIV care and prevention, hospice, MTM, oncology/infusion center, pulmonary arterial hypertension, and specialty pharmacy. Our pharmacists participate in various clinical activities in multiple different settings. The outpatient pharmacists work at the height of their licensure by verifying safe and appropriate use of medications and counseling patients. The inpatient pharmacy clinical services include ICU, cardiology ICU, pediatrics, NICU, home infusion and internal medicine. Pharmacists clinical activities include but not limited to multidisciplinary rounding, medication monitoring, renal monitoring, antimicrobial stewardships, and pharmacy managed protocols. Our pharmacists work under collaborative practice agreements in these varies clinics to manage their own patients by initiating, adjusting and discontinuing medication therapy as appropriate.
Fringe Benefits:   Two weeks paid time off and eight paid holidays. Full health benefits, parking, expenses to CSHP Seminar pharmacy conference.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Please visit the Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Residency website at for our specific program details, including qualifications and program-specific application materials that need to be uploaded to PhORCAS.
Owner Affiliate: Kaiser Permanente
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, Acute Care, Staff Group
Patients Enrolled: 230000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 350
Total Beds: 280
Average Daily Census: 230
Site Special Features:   Established Inpatient Clinical Services & Ambulatory Care Practices in multiple settings (see above). Rotation site for Pharmacy Students from UCSF, UOP and many more!