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Pharmacy Practice Residency

CHEROKEE NATION W.W. HASTINGS HOSPITAL (TAHLEQUAH, OK)
100 S. Bliss Ave.
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: (918) 458-3171
Fax: (918) 458-3508

Director of Pharmacy:
Jeff Sanders, DpH

Residency Program Director:
CDR Deborah Cookson
e-mail: Deborah-Cookson@cherokee.org

Type of training site:
Hospital and Ambulatory Care

Accreditation:
ASHP accredited residency program

Facility:
Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital is the largest tribal facility in Oklahoma and is one of the largest in the Indian Health Service system with over 310,000 outpatient visits and 3400 admissions per year.

Rotational Experience opportunities:
Emphasis in ambulatory care, also includes nutritional support, pharmacokinetics, drug information, internal medicine, antimicrobial stewardship, pediatrics and administration.

Special features:
Cherokee Nation W.W. Hastings Hospital's residency program has been established longer than any other in the IHS. Located in the foothills of the Ozarks, surrounded by lakes, trees, and scenic rivers, Tahlequah, Oklahoma is the capital of the Cherokee Nation and was voted one of the Top 100 Best Small Towns in America. It features the great combination of rural living with easy access to metropolitan areas only one hour away.