Pharmacy Residency Programs

Advanced pharmaceutical training in clinic and hospital settings

About Our Programs

Pharmacy Residency Three Pharmacists Closeup Room Photo

The Pharmacy Residency Programs are postgraduate training programs that center on the development of knowledge, attitudes, and abilities necessary to independently and competently optimize pharmacotherapy outcomes through direct and indirect patient care and pharmacy practice management. Specialized residency programs emphasize optimization of patient outcomes in a focused area of healthcare with a commitment to prepare a new generation for leadership within the specialty area of the pharmacy profession.

Pharmacists at HCMC collaborate to provide quality patient care in a healing environment using professional knowledge, mastery of skills, and compassion. These services are provided in Acute Care and Ambulatory Care settings, Community Pharmacies, and in a Regional Poison Control Center.

Salary and Benefits

HCMC offers a competitive annual salary and benefits to all pharmacy program residents, including individual health insurance, dental insurance, vacation days, project days, professional days and a reimbursement stipend for travel to professional conference(s).

Conferences

Residents will attend and participate in both regional and national conferences as individualized per program:

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents

  • Minnesota Society of Health-System (MSHP) Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • MSHP Residency Research Forum
  • MSHP Residency Project Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference
  • University Health Consortium / Vizient Meeting
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Meeting

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency with emphasis in Ambulatory Care

  • MSHP Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • MSHP Residency Research Forum
  • Minnesota Pharmacists Association MTM Symposium
  • One national meeting determined by resident/director at beginning of year

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

  • MSHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Minnesota Pharmacists Association MTM Symposium
  • National Conference Meeting determined by resident and residency director

PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residents

  • MSHP Residency Project Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference
  • Critical Care Conference determined by resident and residency director

PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident

  • Transplant Immunosuppression Conference (University of Minnesota)
  • American Transplant Congress (or alternate transplant conference) as determined by resident and residency director
  • University Health Consortium / Vizient Meeting and ASHP Midyear Meeting
  • MSHP Residency Project Presentations Forum or Midwest Resident’s Conference

Service Requirement

Residents will adhere to the ASHP Duty Hours Statement, document duty hours as requested and contribute to departmental staffing, per their individual program requirements as noted below. Shift changes will be managed by the residents, the residency director and the schedulers, in accordance with the ASHP duty hours statement:

  • Coverage of the clinical on-call pager for one to two weeks of the residency program, or the clinical specialty transplant pager for the PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Resident
  • Except for the residents training in the ambulatory care setting, residents are to attend and participate in all codes when on site and on duty
    • Residents will participate in codes during clinical rotations and during their specified code month during the residency year.
    • ACLS and BLS certification will be obtained and maintained as a function of code participation during the residency year.
  • Staffing is individualized per program as follows:
    • PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents will staff two holidays and every other weekend in a variety of settings including nephrology, inpatient pharmacy or as a clinical decentral pharmacist.
    • The PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident with an emphasis in Ambulatory Care will staff approximately one day per week and one weekend per month in the community pharmacy setting.
    • The PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residents will staff every 3rd weekend in both the MICU and SICU and may staff up to three holidays, as needed.
    • The PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Resident will staff every 4th weekend decentralized clinical medicine or clinical transplant and nephrology. This resident is also required to staff an additional 3 weeks throughout the residency year in the specialized area of transplant to increase clinical confidence and autonomy as a practitioner.
    • The PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident will staff approximately one day per week providing MTM in clinic and will work one night a week providing medical respite care at the homeless shelter clinic as well as cover the hospital-based clinic consult service, as needed.

About Our Facility

The Pharmacy Department is located within the main HCMC campus in downtown Minneapolis. Our pharmacists serve a diverse population, with a variety of services including acute care and ambulatory care settings, community pharmacies, and a regional poison control center.

Contact Us

For more information about the Pharmacy Programs, please contact the program directors below.

Lynn Weber Photo Lynn Weber, Pharm.D., BCOP
Clinical Pharmacist – Hematology/Oncology
PGY-1 Program Director and Pharmacy Residency Supervisor
lynn.weber@hcmed.org
612-873-3603
George Konstantinides Bio Photo George Konstantinides, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
Clinical Pharmacist – Ambulatory Care
PGY-1 Program Director, Ambulatory Emphasis
george.konstantinides@hcmed.org
612-873-7784
Margaret Wallace Ricco Bio Photo

Maggie Ricco, Pharm.D., MS, BCACP
Clinical Pharmacist – Ambulatory Care
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Program Director
margaret.ricco@hcmed.org
612-873-2195

Jon Jancik Photo Jon Jancik, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Manager and Clinical Pharmacist - Critical Care
PGY-2 Critical Care Program Director
jon.jancik@hcmed.org
612-873-4709
Tracy Anderson Haag Photo Tracy Anderson-Haag, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist - Kidney Transplantation
PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Program Director
teresa.andersonhaag@hcmed.org
612-873-4184