Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone

c/o South Health Campus
4448 Front Street SE
Calgary, AB, T3M 1M4
 

Director: Dr. Tania Mysak, BSP, PharmD
Director, Practice, AHS Pharmacy Services
Phone:  780-735-0770

Coordinators/Contacts:
Dr. Rhonda Roedler, BScPharm, ACPR, PharmD, CDE
Clinical Practice Leader
Phone: 403-956-1570
Fax: 403-956-1574

Program

Type: General
Focus:
Established in: 1978
# Positions: 3-4
App. deadline: October 28
Starting date: July 4
Est. stipend: Approximately $50 000 per annum
Benefits: yes
Vacation/Holiday Leave: 10 paid days
Education/Conference Leave: Budget and time may be provided to support residents to attend conferences

Program highlights: Residents complete various rotations in the 5 urban hospitals within the City of Calgary. This multi-site program creates the opportunity to learn from a number of practitioners in a variety of settings. Rotation schedules can be adjusted to accommodate preceptor availability and resident choices. Rotations outside of Calgary may be arranged to accommodate the resident's interests

Rotations: In addition to completing rotations in drug information, medication systems and practice management and a major research project, residents are expected to complete rotations in six core areas. These areas include ambulatory practice, infectious disease, cardiology, general medicine, an age- related clinical area, and critical care.  These requirements can be met through a variety of rotations.  A number of elective rotations are also permitted, depending on the preferences of the resident and scheduling requirements. Rotations may be anywhere from four to six weeks in duration.

Minimum required credentials: Entry to practice Pharmacy Professional Degree (eg BSc, BSP, PharmD), and eligible for the Clinical register of the Alberta College of Pharmacists

Organization

Type: Tertiary teaching hospitals
Number of beds: 2300
Sites: Peter Lougheed Centre, Rockyview General Hospital, Foothills Medical Centre, Alberta Children's Hospital, South Health Campus

Residents

2017-2018 
Batam Duong
Chris Evernden
Amanda Leong
Sydney Saunders 

2016-2017 
Faizath Yallou
Sandheep Dhillon
Jayesh Changela
Jonathan Hung

2015-2016 
Josee Rioux
Luiza Radu
Uzma Alim
Heidi Banasch

2014-2015
Nicole Laughlin
Alexandra McGrath
Ariel Xue
Cheryl Borody