The Ottawa Hospital and Montfort Hospital

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

Coordinators:

Civic campus Contact:
Dr. Bob MacLean, PharmD, BCPS
Phone: 613-737-8899 ext.16645

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

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

Program

Type: General
Focus:
Established in: 1972
# Positions: 4 (TOH) + 1 (Montfort)
Application deadline: October 15, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Starting date: Mid-June to mid-July or September 2019
Additional PRAMS requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application: Email Annie Parker with your up to date Resume/curriculum vitae by the Pharmacy Residency Application Matching Service (PRAMS) deadline.
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 (4 weeks)
  • Teaching/Preceptorship Rotation (5 weeks )*
  • Selective/elective rotations (2 x 4 weeks)
  • Clinical orientation (2 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 Montfort Hospital, and the balance of their weeks at either campus of TOH.

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 Montfort Hospital
Affiliation: University of Toronto (for residency program), University of Ottawa

Residents

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