The Ottawa Hospital and Hôpital Montfort

Joint Pharmacy Residency
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L6
 

Director of Residency Program and Clinical Director of Pharmacy: Mario Bedard, BscPhm, PharmD
Phone: 613-737-8899 x 71387
Fax: 613-737-8891

Residency Coordinators:

The Ottawa Hospital Civic campus contact:
Dr. Bob MacLean, PharmD, BCPS
Phone: 613-737-8899 ext.16645

The Ottawa Hospital General campus contact:
Dania Burton, BScPhm
Phone: 613-737-8899 ext. 72271

Hôpital Montfort campus contact: Dr. Christine Landry, BPharm, MSc, PharmD
Phone: 613-746-4621 ext. 4711

Program

Type: General
Established in: 1972
Number of positions: 4 (TOH) + 1 (Montfort)
App deadline: October 15, 2019 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Starting date: Mid-June to mid-July or September 2020
PRAMS: Additional requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application should be sent through PRAMS when applying to The Ottawa Hospital and Hôpital Montfort programs by the application deadline:

1. Resume/curriculum vitae (for both The Ottawa Hospital and Hôpital Montfort)

2. For  Hôpital Montfort position ONLY:
a) You are required to have a functional ability to understand and speak French.
b) Please describe in French your experience and ability to work in a Francophone environment (150 words). Vous devez avoir une capacité fonctionnelle à  comprendre et à parler français. Veuillez décrire en Français votre expérience et habileté à travailler en milieu francophone (150 mots).

Est. stipend: $30,000 per annum

Vacation/holiday leave: 2 weeks
Education/conference leave: 1 week

Program highlights: Program is designed to provide basics of hospital pharmacy practice with patient orientation.  Major emphasis is placed on services particular to hospital: Clinical Pharmacy, Drug Information, Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Toxicology. Program exposes resident to all varieties of drug problems: therapeutic, pharmaceutic, administrative and toxicological. Resident is continually confronted with problem situations and expected to respond and assist in their resolution. Effective communication of therapeutic drug knowledge in the clinical setting is a major emphasis.

Required Rotations:

  • General Medicine (5 + 2 weeks)
  • Intensive Care Unit (4 weeks)
  • Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)
  • Hematology/Oncology (4 weeks)
  • Cardiology or Nephrology (4 weeks)
  • Drug Distribution (3 weeks)
  • Drug Information (3 weeks)
  • Teaching/Preceptorship Rotation (5 weeks )*
  • Selective/elective rotations (2 x 4 weeks)
  • Clinical orientation (2.5 weeks)
  • Projects (8 weeks)

*The Teaching/Preceptorship Rotation takes place during one clinical rotation that is extended to 5 weeks. The pharmacy resident will be precepting a pharmacy student during this rotation.

The Montfort resident will ideally spend 32 weeks of the program at the Hôpital Montfort, and the balance of their weeks at either campus of TOH. The position with Hôpital Montfort requires to have a functional ability to understand and speak French. 

Minimum required credentials: Eligible for licensure within Canada

Organization

Type: The Ottawa Hospital campuses: Tertiary care, teaching hospital 
Montfort: acute primary and secondary care, teaching hospital
Number of beds (approximate): TOH: >1100 and Montfort: 290
Sites: TOH General Campus, Civic Campus, Heart Institute, and Hôpital Montfort
Affiliation: University of Toronto (for residency program), University of Ottawa

Residents

2019-2020
Samuel Dubinsky
Deep Patel
Onella Pereira
Samantha Perez
Marie-Claire Savoie

2018-2019 
Michelle Boyce
Melissa Cammuso
Ryan Marko 
Lauren (Ellie) Salsbury 
Pierre Thabet

2017-2018
Jacky Cheung 
Erica MacLean 
Kavetha Selva 
Xiang Wang 
Jason Yung 

2016-2017
Ellen Dawson
Silvija Mihajlovic
Andrew Osinga
Priya Patel
Mashael Saleh

2015-2016
Ara Cho
Sarah Drost
Alicia Forest
Stephanie Gautron
Karen too
Christine Trieu

2014-2015
Jérémie Gauthier
Andy Ma
Ashley Masys
Kelly Flemming
Alexandru Mera
Corey Tsang

2013-2014
Lauren Elliott
Heather MacPhee
Mielen Mistry
Paul Moyer
Joy Rashid

2012-2013
Unnum Chowdhry
Kim Do
Erin Francis
Meghan Hayes
Lauren Hutton
Nazanin Malek

2011-2012
Karen Kan
Nadia Pawlosky
Jessica Robinson
Alyssa Stevenson
Melanie Trinacty