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PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Program
The PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) Residency Program at Stanford Health Care (SHC) provides a foundational learning experience for developing a pharmacy leader capable of executing positive change across a health care system. The SHC enterprise includes an academic medical hospital, along with more than 60 clinics and centers throughout the Bay Area. This expansive health system provides abundant opportunities for diverse learning experiences to our administrative resident. After completion of this program, the PGY-2 HSPAL resident will have gained exposure to the areas of safety and medication use systems, quality assurance, human resource management, financial resource management, use of innovative informatics and technology, and advanced leadership.
The SHC PGY-2 HSPAL Residency Program is currently undergoing the accreditation process by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). One applicant is accepted per year.
Residency Contact Information
Residency Program Director: Deepak Sisodiya, Pharm.D., MHA, BCPS, Director of Pharmacy
Stanford Health Care
Department of Pharmacy
300 Pasteur Drive, Room H0301
Stanford, CA 94305-5616
The goal of the PGY-2 HSPAL Pharmacy Residency Program is to train highly motivated new practitioners as they develop into capable and effective leaders. This program provides the resident with challenging learning experiences and training in diverse areas of pharmacy practice to prepare them to become a competent and contributing leader within the profession. Upon completion of the residency program, the resident will:
Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fast-pace, dynamic work environment
Function as an integral part of the pharmacy and hospital leadership team
Educate health care professionals, students, patients, and the community
Ensure appropriate medication use and safety through policy development
Practice and refine skills of strategic planning, project management, financial strength, and quality assurance
Enhance skills in written and verbal communication, time management, and problem solving
Advocate for advancement of pharmacy practice within the organization
The Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Specialty Residency is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The program follows the ASHP Residency Learning System (RLS) and its goals and learning objectives are consistent with standards developed by ASHP.
Executive Pharmacy Leadership
Business Operations & Supply Chain Management
Pharmacy Quality & Regulatory Compliance
Finance & Budgeting
Investigational Drug Services
Service Line Management
Executive Health-System Leadership
Human Resources & Recruitment
Active participation within pharmacy and hospital leadership teams
Preparation of presentations for various health system committees
Attendance at relevant professional conferences
Conduct a longitudinal health-system administrative research project and present at the Western States Conference and/or other professional conferences
Participate in teaching activities with PGY-1 residents and pharmacy students
Teaching certificate program (optional)
Staff a minimum of 16 hours a month
Compensation and Benefits
The resident will receive a competitive annual stipend of approximately $81,000 with full benefits, including an excellent health care benefits package and 10 days of paid time off (PTO). In addition, the resident will receive educational leave and a stipend to attend and participate in various pharmacy or conferences such as the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting in December and the Western States Residency meeting in May, in San Diego, California.
Completion of Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency program
Participate in an on-site interview at Stanford Health Care
Obtain licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of California before October 1st
Brooke received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Santa Clara University and her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Health Services Administration from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She completed her PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at Stanford Health Care. Her professional interests include inpatient operations, quality improvement initiatives, and informatics. In her free time, Brooke enjoys wake surfing, cooking new recipes, and running with her dog.