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Community Practice Residency

PGY1 Community-Based Residency Program

Creighton Community Practice residents will gain experience and confidence in the development, implementation and delivery of community-based patient care services for multiple populations through direct patient care activities, interdisciplinary collaboration, and management activities designed to foster the economic viability of patient care services.

Residents will be prepared for positions in a community practice setting, ambulatory care setting, and/or as an adjunct or clinical educator faculty member.

The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions offers two postgraduate year-one community practice residency positions.

The residency is 12 months (July 1 to June 30).

Community Practice Residency Goals and Outcomes

A partnership between Creighton University and the Creighton University Campus Pharmacy enhances students’ educational experience in a variety of settings that focus on the core areas of practice specified in the ASHP/APhA Accreditation Standards, including patient care and practice management.  

Residency Goals 

The residency is designed to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications. 

Residency Outcomes 

Upon completion, participants will be competent and confident practitioners with the abilities to: 

  • Provide direct patient care to multiple populations within the community setting 
  • Educate patients, students, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals 
  • Develop collaborative practices with other healthcare providers 
  • Exercise leadership skills in the areas of education, teaching and research 
  • Provide clear and concise verbal and written information to healthcare providers, patients and the community 
  • Develop investigative and problem-solving skills through the design, implementation, and completion of a research project with a manuscript suitable for publication 
  • Manage a pharmacy with a focus on providing economically sustainable patient care services 

Primary Residency Location

The Creighton University Campus Pharmacy is at:  

2412 Cuming St., Suite 201 
CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center University Campus
Omaha, Nebraska 

The Campus Pharmacy is a community pharmacy that provides outpatient services to ambulatory clinic patients, University and CHI employees as well as patients in the community. The pharmacy is owned and operated by Creighton University and is an active teaching site for community residents, clerkship students and student employees. 

pharmacist giving meds
smiling pharmacy student

Residency Candidate Qualifications

Candidates for the Community Practice Residency must:

  • Be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.
  • Be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state or jurisdiction in which the residency program is conducted.

Individuals making application to residency programs that have applied for accreditation or that are accredited by ASHP must participate in and adhere to the rules of the Resident Matching Program (RMP) process as set forth in Rules for the ASHP Pharmacy Resident Matching Program.

Stipend and Benefits

The PGY1 Pharmacy Program offers a competitive stipend. Additional benefits include paid time off, medical/dental insurance, a laptop computer for use during the residency and financial support to attend the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting and Midwest Pharmacy Residents’ conference.

  • Laura Klug, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • Craig Kessler, PharmD, Director of Creighton University Campus Pharmacy, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • Emily Knezevich, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • Jessica Skradski, PharmD, Residency Program Director, Assistant Director of Creighton University Campus Pharmacy, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • Shana Castillo, PharmD, MBA, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
  • Mallory McKenzie, PharmD, Staff Pharmacist, CHI Health Clinic Pharmacy at Florence
  • Molly Goessling, PharmD, BCGP, Director of Center for Medication Therapy Management
  • Eric Hoie, PharmD, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Contact Us

Jessica Skradski, PharmD
Residency Program Director
Assistant Director of Creighton University Campus Pharmacy
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice 

2412 Cuming Street, Ste 201
Omaha, NE 68131
402.449.4560 option 0