The University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency is pleased to offer one PGY1 pharmacy residency position.  Major areas of emphasis for the pharmacy residency include ambulatory care and teaching, and we are one of the few residencies based almost entirely in a clinic setting.

The pharmacy resident works collaboratively with faculty physicians, medical residents, and other healthcare providers. Pharmacists are involved clinically in medication therapy management, anticoagulation, diabetes, asthma/COPD, pain management, and substance use disorders, with the potential for more opportunities as developed by our faculty pharmacist and resident.  

All learning experiences occur longitudinally, throughout the residency, unless otherwise indicated.  There is plenty of room for flexibility and customization to resident interests.  Here is just a sampling of the learning experiences we offer:

    • Ambulatory Care Clinics — provide patient care in pharmacist-run anticoagulation, asthma/COPD, diabetes education, and CSI/MAT (controlled substance intervention/medication-assisted treatment) clinics
    • Family Practice Inpatient Service (6 weeks blocked) — round with medical residents at Banner Wyoming Medical Center, a community teaching hospital
    • New Clinical Service — design, implement, and assess a new pharmacy service at the clinic
    • Drug Information — provide useful and timely information to medical providers, staff, and patients; become proficient at information mastery
    • Pharmacy Student Education — teach UW School of Pharmacy students both didactically in Laramie and on rotation in Casper
    • Medical Resident Education — teach pharmacotherapy to family practice residents in many different ways: in conferences, clinics, rounds, and informally
    • Teaching Certificate Program — earn a Teaching Certificate for Pharmacists through ASHP
    • Drug Policy Development — sit on the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and participate in developing medication-related policies
    • Quality Improvement and Medication Use Evaluation — perform QI projects and MUEs to improve drug use within the family medicine residency
    • Medication Use Evaluation — perform MUE to improve drug use within the family medicine residency
    • Residency Project — complete projects for presentation at the regional residency conference, at the ASHP Midyear, and to faculty, residents, and staff
    • Practice Management and Leadership — develop your personal philosophy of practice, leadership and communication skills, and become integrated into the profession
    • Self-evaluation — continually appraise your performance to improve yourself; receive frequent preceptor feedback as well
    • Service — work periodically in our on-site outpatient pharmacy (no weekends or call)

For questions regarding the pharmacy residency program or for more information, please refer to our listing on the ASHP Residency Directory or contact Residency Program Director Jaime Hornecker at