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Pharmacy Residency Training in Tacoma and Puyallup

MultiCare Health System offers two unique ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency programs on two campuses. One program is located on the MultiCare Medical Center (Tacoma General and Mary Bridge Children's hospitals) campus in Tacoma. The second is located on the Good Samaritan Hospital campus in Puyallup.

  • MultiCare Medical Center has four resident positions
  • Good Samaritan Hospital has two resident positions

MultiCare supports a multidisciplinary approach to patient care where the pharmacist is an integral part of the team. Information technology at MultiCare is nationally recognized and features an electronic medical record and CPOE, in addition to utilizing bedside barcode administration in all inpatient areas.

Residency training includes a major project and various rotations in the categories of:

  • Acute care clinical practice
  • Ambulatory care clinical practice
  • Administration, drug information/policy development
  • Elective clinical and administrative practices

As a resident, you will be a full-time MultiCare employee with a stipend and benefits package. To qualify, you must be a graduate (or pending graduate) of an ACPE-accredited Pharmacy program, and licensed in the State of Washington.

For more information on the MultiCare Medical Center Residency, contact:

Tom Rowe, PharmD, MBA, BCPS at Thomas.Rowe@multicare.org or 253-403-1078.

For more information on the Good Samaritan Hospital Residency, contact:

Dianna Gatto, PharmD, BCPS at Dianna.Gatto@goodsamhealth.org or 253-697-1869.