PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of 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.


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

Available learning experiences

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Administration
  • Oncology
  • Emergency Response
  • Cardiology
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit/Pediatrics/OB
  • Infectious Disease/Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Admin/Leadership (MidAmerica Division)

Additional learning experiences

  • Teaching Certificate Program in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy.
  • Precepting pharmacy students – OPRMC has affiliations with two schools of pharmacy (University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy and the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy)
  • Completion of Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support training and certification
  • Staffing
    • Weekends - every other weekend in an operational or clinical role
      • Residents are eligible for a compensatory day off following a staffing weekend
    • Holidays - residents are required to staff two holidays during the year
  • Research Project
  • Medication Safety Management

Pharmacy program information

Length of Program: 12 months (starting end of June)

Number of Positions: 2 PGY1 positions

Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate


  • Estimated Stipend: $55,000
  • Personal desk space with computer and other professional materials
  • Travel/CE allowance: ASHP Midyear Meeting, Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference


  • Hold a degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education accredited school of pharmacy
  • Possess a Kansas pharmacist license within 90 days of beginning of the residency year

Application process

Overland Park Regional 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 January 3rd:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three completed reference forms
  • College transcripts

All completed applications will be reviewed and the most qualified applicants will be invited for on-site interviews in late January and February.

Please contact us with any additional questions: Overland Park Regional Medical Center will be attending ASHP Midyear. Find us on Tuesday, 12/5/23 from 1:00pm-4:00pm at booth #6420. We will also be available to visit at regional residency showcases throughout the year.