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Pharmacy Residency Program

PGY-1 Community Based Pharmacy Residency Program

General Overview

The PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program offered by the Queen’s Clinically Integrated Physician Network (QCIPN) and POB Pharmacies at the Queen’s Health System is designed to assist graduate pharmacists in developing specialized clinical skills in the community/ambulatory pharmacy setting. This is an outpatient health-system based, 12 month program uniquely tailored to develop each resident to become an independent outpatient or ambulatory care provider.

Experiences

All experiences are longitudinal in nature in order to allow the resident to develop long term relationships with the patient.

Required

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Specialty Pharmacy (Transplant/Hepatitis)
  • Academia
  • Leadership/Management

Electives

  • Transitions of Care
  • Pharmacogenomics

Staffing

  • Two Saturdays every month
  • # of positions: 1

Sample Schedule:

*No Sundays

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thrusday Friday Saturday
AM
QCIPN (Internal Medicine)
QHCC Kahala Primary Care Clinic (Family Medicine)
Empower Health Clinic (Family Medicine)
Medication Therapy Management (Queen’s West)
Specialty Pharmacy – Transplant/ Hepatitis (Queen’s Punchbowl)
Staffing at POB Pharmacy (2 Saturdays per month)
PM
Tobacco Cessation (Queen’s Punchbowl)
Leadership & Management (Queen’s Punchbowl)
Research or Academia (Queen’s Punchbowl)

Stipend and Benefits

  • Stipend: $50,000
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Vacation/Holidays: 5 personal days and 10 major health-system observed holidays (15 days total)
  • Conference support for Midyear and Western States
  • Resident office
  • Laptop computer

Application Requirements

Deadline: January 6, 2023

For more information, please contact Lily Van, PGY-1 Community Based Pharmacy Residency Program Director at Lvan@queens.org or via phone at 808-691-6346.

Patrice (Baba) Morita, PharmD

Patrice received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Pacific University in Oregon. She completed her clinical rotations at Asante Health System in Oregon and Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii. Patrice’s clinical interests include endocrinology and cardiology. In her free time, Patrice enjoys eating good food, playing with her pet corgis and taking naps. Her favorite part about her PGY-1 Community Based Pharmacy Residency Program experience is the supportive preceptors and mentors, and the flexibility and diversity of the clinical experiences offered.

  • Lily Van, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. She went on to complete a PGY-1 Community Based Pharmacy Residency at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in Jackson, MS and a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She currently works as an ambulatory care pharmacist at QCIPN and Queen’s Kahala Primary Care Clinic.
  • Christie Nemoto, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy in Arizona. She went on to complete a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA. She currently works as an ambulatory care pharmacist at QCIPN and Queen’s EmPower Health Clinic.
  • Gavin Sanjume, PharmD, BCPS, MBA received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is currently the Director of Retail and Contract Pharmacy Services at Queen’s Medical Center and also serves as a Medical Service Corps Officer in the United States Navy.
  • Mia Taylor, MSN, FNP-BC, APRN-Rx received her Masters of Science in Nursing and completed her clinical training as a family nurse practitioner at Michigan State University. She is currently the Director of Community and Post-Acute Care Services for the Queen’s Health Systems.
  • Richard Mejia, BSPharm received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Washington State University. He currently serves as the manager of Physicians Office Building (POB) West Pharmacy in Ewa.
  • Miki Morita, PharmD received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She went on to complete her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Integris Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, OK. She currently serves as the manager of Physicians Office Building (POB) 3 Pharmacy in Honolulu.
  • Roy Goo, PharmD received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific in California. He went on to complete his PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. He currently serves as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Hawaii Hilo Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy.
  • Shogo Miyagi, PharmD, PhD, MS, BCPPS received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of California, San Francisco and his Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. He went on to complete his PGY-1 and PGY-2 Pharmacy Residencies at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. He currently serves as Assistant Clinical Faculty in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Hawaii Hilo Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy.

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program Honolulu, HI

General Overview

This program is a hospital-based, 12-month program that strives to develop well-rounded clinical practitioners. Experiences are uniquely tailored to match the needs and interests of each pharmacy resident. ASHP accredited since 1988.

Experiences

Required

  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Operations
  • Diabetes
  • Research
  • Administration

Electives

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical ICU
  • Oncology
  • Surgical ICU
  • Transplant

Longitudinal

  • Administration
  • Staffing; every other
    weekend and select
    holidays
  •  Research project

Stipend and Benefits

  • Stipend: $50,000
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Vacation: 10 working days
  • Holidays: 5 major days
  • Conference support for Midyear and Western States
  • Resident office
  • Parking pass or bus pass
  • Cell phone and laptop computer for in-hospital use

Application Requirements

Deadline: January 5, 2022

For more information, please contact Lauren Sakamoto, Residency Program Director at lasakamoto@queens.org or via phone at 808-691-7293

Equal Opportunity

With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Learn more about “EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement