Menorah Medical Center pharmacy department

The Pharmacy Department at Menorah Medical Center is excited to offer a comprehensive residency program to help develop future pharmacists. We are Mission driven and focused on providing the best in care and quality to our patients. We welcome you to learn more about our hospital and program and look forward to sharing our knowledge and experience with those who are selected to join our team.

Program overview

PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of advanced clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.


This Pharmacy Residency Program is a comprehensive program that emphasizes the development of advanced pharmaceutical care. After an initial orientation to the department, the resident begins a series of concentrated and longitudinal learning activities designed to meet the goals and objectives of the Menorah Medical Center residency program. The program aims to develop the resident into a competent and confident practitioner in:

  • Comprehensive patient care
  • Advancing practice and improving patient care
  • Leadership and management
  • Teaching, education, and the dissemination of knowledge

Required rotations

  • Department Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Administration and Practice Management
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics/Neurosurgery
  • Oncology

Electives (pick one)

  • Internal Medicine II
  • Critical Care II
  • Abdominal Surgery (Post-Operative Colorectal Robotics and Bariatrics)

Longitudinal learning experiences

  • Staffing
  • Nutrition Support
  • Code Blue Response
  • Research Project
  • Medication Safety

Additional learning opportunities

  • Teaching and Learning Certificate in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of pharmacy (optional)
  • Precepting pharmacy students (affiliations with the University of Missouri – Kansas City and the University of Kansas) (optional)
  • Completion of Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support training and certification (required)

Pharmacy program information

Length of program

12.5 months

Number of PGY1 positions


Accreditation Status: Candidate (Residents graduating from programs in candidate status will receive a certificate of completion indicating the resident is a graduate of a candidate program. Upon successful accreditation, the resident will be re-issued a certificate retroactive to the date of application for accreditation indicating completion of an accredited residency. Graduates of a candidate program are eligible to pursue PGY2 residency training.)


  • Estimated stipend: $55,000
  • Paid time off (including holidays)
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Professional leave and travel allowance to ASHP Midyear Meeting and the Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference (MPRC)


  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident
  • Hold a degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education accredited school of pharmacy
  • Achieve Kansas pharmacist license within 90 days of beginning of residency year

Application process

Menorah Medical Center will manage the application process for its pharmacy residency programs through ASHP's PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application) process. Candidates must submit the following materials through PhORCAS by DECEMBER 31ST:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Three completed reference forms
  • College transcripts
  • Ability to participate in an on-site or virtual interview in January or February

Contact Information

For additional information about the PGY1 pharmacy residency program at Menorah Medical Center, please do not hesitate to contact:

Sara Parsons, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Program Director

Kenneth Taylor, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director of Pharmacy