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Pharmacy Practice Residency

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WHITERIVER INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE HOSPITAL
PO Box 860
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
Phone: (928) 338-3502
Fax: (928) 338-3510

Director of Pharmacy:
Kevin Brooks, RPH, MHA
e-mail: kevin.brooks@ihs.gov

Residency Program Director:
CAPT Eun Jeon, PharmD., BCPS
e-mail: eun.jeon@ihs.gov

Type of training site:
Hospital and Ambulatory Care

Number of Positions:
1

Accreditation:
American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists

Facility:
Whiteriver Indian Health Hospital provides services to over 20,000 Native Americans throughout the beautiful White Mountains of Arizona. The facility receives over 120,000 ambulatory visits and 2,000 admissions annually. The hospital has fully implemented CPOE and EHR throughout the facility and have implemented BCMA in the inpatient care areas.

Rotational Experiences:
Our Program is a 12 month Post Graduate Year 1 Training at the Whiteriver Indian Health Hospital. The goal of the residency program is to develop the residents to provide comprehensive direct patient care as a member of the health care team. The resident will provide services in a variety of pharmacy based clinics such as the anticoagulation, erythropoietin for chronic kidney disease, immunization clinic, pain management and healthy heart. The resident will also have experience in administration, infectious diseases, internal medicine, improvements of patient care (IPC) clinic and emergency medicine. Throughout the 12 month experience, the resident will be involved in leading P&T topic discussions, medication use evaluation, providing continuing education to both the public and health care professionals, and precepting pharmacy students. In addition, the resident will initiate and implement a residency project as one of the longitudinal experiences, and are required to write a manuscript prior to the completion of the residency program.

Special features:
Since 1989, Whiteriver Indian Health Hospital has had an established ASHP accredited residency program. We are located in the northern area of Arizona surrounded by lakes and pine trees. During the summer months, many people come for the cool weather to fish, hike, camp and bike; and during the winter, people come to for the wonderful skiing/snowboarding opportunities at the Sunrise Ski Resort to name a few of the activities.