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CHI Health CUMC – Bergan Mercy Residency

The Residency at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy

The residency program at Bergan Mercy is designed to develop a practitioner’s expertise in the provision of pharmaceutical care that centers on development of knowledge and skills needed to become a competent and confident practitioner. The residency is flexible and offers a wide range of experiences. 

Residency Goals

The resident will:  

  • optimize drug therapy and achieve the most favorable outcomes as a member of the medical care team.  
  • provide drug information and education to patients, other healthcare professionals and students.  
  • develop a means of becoming a lifelong learner, monitoring his or her own skills, and embracing a commitment to the profession.  
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Bergan Mercy building

Residency Practice Site

A tertiary care facility and major teaching hospital located in Omaha, Nebraska, Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy is a level I trauma, academic medical center with a teaching and research affiliation with Creighton University.  

The hospital’s pharmacy department has decentralized clinical pharmacists whose functions include but are not limited to pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosing, multi-disciplinary care team rounding, antimicrobial stewardship, anticoagulation monitoring and management, IV to PO conversions, drug information and overall pharmacotherapy monitoring and dosing.  

Purpose Statement

PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. 

This program will center on developing a core skill set in medication therapy management, teaching, team functioning, communication, clinical research, literature evaluation, time management, presentation development and delivery, and direct patient interaction in an academic medical center setting.

This program offers the resident the opportunity and stimulus to develop, to the highest degree obtainable, his/her professional expertise as a practitioner.

Graduates of this program will be highly qualified to practice as pharmacist clinicians in patient care positions, adjunct faculty positions, or for PGY2 training in their area of choice.

Contact Us

Jennifer M. Anthone, PharmD, BCPS 
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Director
Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist
Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy 

7500 Mercy Road
Omaha, NE 68124