Thank you for visiting the residency website for the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences! We are happy to offer a variety of residency programs to assist you in meeting your personal and professional goals.
Sullivan offers traditional PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency programs in conjunction with Frankfort Regional Medical Center, The Center for Health and Wellness at Sullivan University and St. Matthews Community Pharmacy. In addition, we have also partnered with Walgreens Pharmacy to offer a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency. Lastly, for pharmacists with an interest in managed care, we also have collaborated with Passport Health Plan to offer a PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency.
Rotation experiences offered at the primary residency site are complemented by longitudinal experiences and monthly rotations with many of the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Clinical and Administrative Sciences faculty. All residency programs are fully accredited by ASHP.
For more information on each of our residency programs, please visit the PGY1 Residency Opportunities page. If you would like further details about any of the residency opportunities, please feel free to contact the residency director listed with that program or contact me directly.
Postgraduate Education Coordinator
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
2100 Gardiner Lane
Louisville, KY 40205
Submission of residency application materials to PhORCAS:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Three professional letters of recommendation
- Official university transcripts
- Letter of intent explaining why you are pursuing a residency and what you hope to gain from our residency programs
- Completed employment application (Walgreens program only)
All completed materials should be submitted to PhORCAS by the First Friday in January for candidates to be considered.
The Center for Health & Wellness
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is proud to offer a PGY-1 Residency affiliated with The Center for Health & Wellness and St. Matthews Community Pharmacy. This program has an emphasis on ambulatory care and academia, and will accept four (4) residents per year. Three (3) residents will practice primarily with academic-based clinical faculty of Sullivan University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The fourth position will be stationed at the St. Matthews Community Pharmacy with an emphasis on independent community pharmacy practice, and will also have longitudinal experiences with faculty. This will be customized to the resident’s interests/goals as a future independent community practitioner under the existing residency program structure and requirements. The residency program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP
Residency Program Director
Chris Harlow, PharmD, CGP
St. Matthews Community Pharmacy Site Coordinator
Frankfort Regional Medical Center
This residency is a collaboration between the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Combining an exceptional clinical pharmacy practice with a strong academic facility, residents are provided a challenging learning environment to enhance their skills. The majority of the resident’s time will be spent at Frankfort Regional Medical Center located in the picturesque capital city of Kentucky. This program currently accepts one resident and is fully accredited by ASHP while allowing individualization of the resident’s long-term goals.
Lisa M. Hart, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, LDE
Residency Program Director/Preceptor
Amy Rogers, PharmD, BCPS
Ed Gordon, PharmD, BCPS
Michael Smithson, MBA, PharmD, BCPS
Susan Case, PharmD
(Managed Care) at Medicaid Center of Excellence
The Medicaid Center of Excellence (MCOE), a partnership with Evolent Health and Passport Health Plan, has joined with Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to deliver a postgraduate training opportunity for pharmacists to expand their skills in the area of managed care pharmacy. The PGY1 residency program provides managed care training at the MCOE in Louisville, KY. With an emphasis on Medicaid, the program offers exposure to a variety of lines of business and learning experiences where the resident will be an integral part of the pharmacy team. The residency program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.
Carrie Armstrong, PharmD, MBA
Residency Program Director
Mary Rutherford, PharmD
(Community) at Walgreens
Walgreens Community Pharmacy Residency Program is a postgraduate training opportunity for pharmacists to enhance their skill set in the community pharmacy setting. The residency is academically affiliated and financially supported in part by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The residency experience will be located in Louisville, KY and Southern Indiana at Walgreens pharmacies. This residency will allow the pharmacist to build on his or her professional skills by providing a variety of patient care services.
Pharmacists in this setting will have a direct influence on patient outcomes through participation in patient counseling, immunization services, community events, specialty pharmacy, disease state management, and Medication Therapy Management. There will be additional experiences with established HIV programs in the Louisville and southern Indiana areas. Residents will also work to develop collaboration with other area providers and community stakeholders. The pharmacist will complete a teaching certificate program and will assist in teaching opportunities and precepting experiences for the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The residency program graduates will be leaders in the pharmacy community and will have an active role in advancing community pharmacy practice. This new program is fully accredited from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).
Misty Stutz, PharmD Residency Program Director
PRIMARY PRECEPTORS– WALGREENS LOUISVILLE DISTRICT
Faith Childress, PharmD
Melissa Crews, PharmD, MBA
- 2018 Residency Showcase at the Kentucky Society of Health-System Pharmacists Fall Meeting Fall Meeting Date: Friday, September 21 from 3:00-5:00 PM
- 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting: December 2-6 in Anaheim, California. Showcase booth #5309, Tuesday AM session
- Great Lakes Residency Conference Several Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences residents attend and present at the Great Lakes Residency Conference held every spring. The Annual Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Conference will be held April 23-26, 2019, at Purdue University.
- Pass the Torch: Residency Graduation June 2019
Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers pharmacy residents and preceptors in the Louisville area an opportunity to obtain a certificate in teaching. All College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences-funded residents are required to get their teaching certificate. This program offers a breadth of experiences in the didactic and experiential setting, seminars devoted to the pedagogy of teaching and precepting, as well as a teaching mentor to provide guidance and feedback throughout the year.
2018-2019 Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Teaching Certificate Program Collaborating Partners
- Baptist Health Floyd
- Baptist Health Louisville
- Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
- Jewish Hospital
- Norton Healthcare
- Norton Children’s Hospital
- Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Saint Joseph East
- University of Louisville Healthcare