Rotations and Curriculum — PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at St. Rita's Medical Center


 St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima

Mercy Health – St. Rita's Medical Center

Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center is a Level II trauma facility, providing a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient care including maternity, acute inpatient rehabilitation, congestive heart failure, cardiac rehab, diabetes clinic, women’s wellness center and an oncology center. Pharmacy services include decentralized clinical pharmacists, specialized critical care and emergency medicine pharmacists, retail pharmacy and outpatient anticoagulation management services.

Graduate Medical Education Center

Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center and the Lima community have invested in graduate medical education by purchasing state-of-the-art simulation equipment and housing it in a new, 48,000-square-foot Graduate Medical Education Center. This center was completed in the spring of 2021. A full-time simulation center director, David Faulkner, ACSM, RCEP, provides an amazing resource for hands-on, procedure-based education.

Graduate Medical Education Building at St. Rita's Medical Center

Rotation Schedule

Required learning experiences: 

  • Hospital orientation
  • Medication Management Clinic orientation
  • Anticoagulation
  • Family Medicine 1-3
  • Internal Medicine 1-2
  • Ambulatory Care Administration 1-4
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Population Health

Required longitudinal learning experiences: 

  • Education
  • Research
  • Anticoagulation
  • Inpatient Internal Medicine

Elective learning experiences (one month):

  • CHF
  • Advanced Diabetes Management
  • Education 2
  • Emergency Medicine 2