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Pharmacy Residency

Pharmacy Residency Training in Auburn, Puyallup and Tacoma

MultiCare Health System offers three unique ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency programs. One program is located on the MultiCare Auburn Medical Center campus in Auburn. The second is located on the MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital campus in Puyallup. The third is located at the MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital campus in Tacoma.

  • MultiCare Auburn Medical Center has two resident positions
  • MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital has three resident positions
  • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital has five resident positions

MultiCare also offers a PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy program in the Tacoma / Puyallup area starting in July 2021.

  • MultiCare PGY2 ambulatory care program has one resident position

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 for the PGY1 programs, you must be a graduate (or pending graduate) of an ACPE-accredited Pharmacy program, and licensed in the State of Washington. For the PGY2 program, you must have completed a PGY1 residency program and be licensed in the State of Washington.

Contact Us

For more information on the Auburn Medical Center Residency, contact Tom Rowe, PharmD, MBA, BCPS at [email protected] or 253-545-2879.

For more information on the Good Samaritan Hospital Residency, contact Dianna Gatto, PharmD, BCPS at [email protected] or 253-697-1869.

For more information on the Tacoma General Hospital Residency, contact Jenny He, PharmD, BCPS, at [email protected] or 253-403-1632.

For more information on the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency, contact Leanna Davis, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES at [email protected] or 253-697-1372.