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Featured Residents

  • Lindsey Groff

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • The University of Texas at Austin

    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    PGY2 infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    Why did I choose to complete a residency?

    ​​I pursued a residency to gain broad clinical experiences, improve research skills, experience diverse rotations, and gain a strong network of clinical pharmacists.

    Why Ohio State?

    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center​ (OSUWMC) allows me to practice at the top of my pharmacist’s license. OSUWMC provides diverse rotation experiences, strong clinical preceptors, rich research experiences, opportunities to precept student pharmacists, and the chance to train with a large residency class. I think the number one selling point of OSUWMC are the people. Each preceptor, faculty, and mentor genuinely invest in the residents to help each of us achieve our career goals. I would highly recommend OSUWMC residency programs!

  • Kayla John

    Doctorate of Pharmacy

    • Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    Why did I choose to complete a residency?

    I chose to pursue a residency to expand my clinical knowledge and gain valuable patient care experience in a multitude of settings. Additionally, I sought further professional development within a variety of practice settings to prepare me for training in a clinical specialty.

     Why Ohio State?

    I chose to complete a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center due to the impressive research opportunities, dedication to academic pursuits, and clinical excellence of the pharmacy department. OSUWMC has a long-standing history of being a pioneer in pharmacy practice. The strong interdisciplinary relationships, diverse rotation experiences offered, emphasis on research, and exceptional mentorship are what attracted me to OSUWMC. I knew this would be the place I could call home and grow as a young professional and individual. I am so proud to be a part of the Buckeye Pharmacy Family!

     

  • Lauren Aschermann-MSY2

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

    PGY1/PGY2 Resident in Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Program

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    “Why did I choose to complete a residency?”

    I have always looked for ways to further my education and training, and completing a residency program was the obvious next step for me.  I truly subscribe to the concept that “growth occurs outside of the comfort zone.”

    “Why Ohio State?”

    The OSUWMC has it all-  advanced clinical pharmacy services, innovative technology, an ambition for growth, and a strong relationship with the nearby College of Pharmacy.  As an HSPAL resident, I am thankful for an integrative MS degree and a robust longitudinal management experience to help build my interpersonal skills.  In addition to all of this are the wonderful and supportive preceptors and staff who make each day a great day to learn!

  • Olga Vlashyn-MSY2

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • Purdue University College of Pharmacy

    PGY1/PGY2 Resident in Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Program

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

     “Why Ohio State?”

    There were a number of aspects that drew me to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center! The health system is a leader in healthcare with a residency program designed to build a foundation of excellence through robust clinical experiences. I admired the clinical rigor of the program as I knew it would help me expand and refine my clinical knowledge in the ever-changing healthcare environment. To be an excellent pharmacy leader, I wanted to first hone the skills as an excellent clinician. I was also eager to participate in the diverse administrative rotations offered at Ohio State. Furthermore, I was excited about obtaining a MS in Health-System Pharmacy Administration to supplement my clinical knowledge with an understanding of managerial, financial, and organizational aspects of health-system pharmacy. I knew that I couldn’t go wrong with a city that offered so many great restaurants in addition to the strong residency program!

  • Michael Murphy

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • The Ohio State University

    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident in Ambulatory Care Settings

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

    Pharmacy Advancement Fellow

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

    Why did I choose to complete a residency?

    I chose to complete a residency because I believe there is a great deal of potential growth left in our profession and if I want to be a part of the generation of pharmacists that is reaching for that highest potential I need thorough training in patient care through an integrated healthcare team model, mentoring of student pharmacists, and leadership training from my preceptors. Through my research I felt I could receive the training I need to be the best pharmacist I can be through residency training. Through my experiences over this year I plan to build my foundation of confidence in patient care, and expand my network so that I can begin my first appointment as a pharmacist with the skills and mentors I need to be successful.

    Why Ohio State?

    I chose to continue my journey as a Buckeye because of the vast array of opportunities and the innovative practice and compensation models that pharmacists are practicing in at Ohio State. I knew I could learn not only about patient care through my experience at Ohio State but how pharmacists here are working towards value based metric models so that we are providing our patients with the most optimal level of care. I chose Ohio State so that I could learn from experts in the field of pharmacy and academia how to be a leader of the next generation of pharmacists.

  • Ariel McDuffie

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

    PGY1 Community Care Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy [Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio]

    PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy [PrimaryOne Health]

    “Why did I choose to complete a residency?”

    I chose to complete a residency to further build upon my clinical knowledge and strengthen my confidence in providing optimal patient centered care. Additionally, I chose to pursue a PGY2 ambulatory care residency in order to continue developing into a well-rounded practitioner and gain the training and experiences to succeed as a clinical pharmacist in a primary care setting. By completing a residency, I am challenging myself and building upon my leadership skills in order to ensure that I am practicing at the top of my license and becoming a leader for the profession of pharmacy.

     

    “Why Ohio State?”

    I was originally drawn to Ohio State because of the people. There is a large network of preceptors and mentors that form a community in which I could thrive in, thus providing me with the skills necessary to grow and learn. As a previous OSU PGY1 community care resident, I found that the opportunities were endless and couldn’t imagine completing a PGY2 anywhere else! The ambulatory care residency is unique in the fact that it has a large interprofessional, teaching, and precepting focus, all of which are important to me. Ohio State is full of change agents and I am truly grateful to be a part of this great legacy!

  • Jennifer Booth-MSY1

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

    PGY1/PGY2 Resident in Health-System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Program

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    “Why did I choose to complete a residency?”

    I chose to complete a residency because I am passionate about the impact of the health-system pharmacist in optimizing patient care. As a new pharmacist, I could not imagine beginning my pharmacy career without this opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills, and experiences to allow me to practice at the top of my license.

     “Why Ohio State?”

    I chose to complete the PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program at The Ohio State University due to its legacy as a leader in health-system administration, emphasis on strong clinical development, and opportunities in innovation and research. Choosing Ohio State also means choosing to be a part of a community that is bigger than yourself. Not only is Columbus is an incredible place to live, but it is filled with incredibly kind people. After completing my undergraduate and pharmacy school at The Ohio State University, I could not imagine a better place to complete my residency training. Go bucks!

  • Austin Bolker

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • Drake University, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    “Why did I choose to complete a residency?”

    I wanted to complete a residency in order to learn at a higher level while practicing among other immaculately intelligent health care professionals. A residency allows you to have a unique opportunity to see multiple facets of pharmacy and gain experience in them to become a broadened practitioner while. Another key aspect of residency is the interprofessional communication and interactions that exists  between the different professions and subspecialties that allows a resident to see the gain a different perspective.

     “Why Ohio State?”

    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is an extremely advanced health system that is practicing at the top of the curve. We have the opportunity to see new treatments, procedures, and techniques that may not be happening elsewhere. The culture among the staff at the hospital offers a dynamic that is unmatched in how friendly and well put together everyone is. Columbus is also a beautiful and rapidly growing city with no shortage of fun activities to partake in.

  • Ashley Weiner

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Pharmacy

    PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

    • ChristianaCare, Newark, Delaware

    PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    “Why did I choose to complete a residency?”

    I chose to do a residency in order to advance my clinical skill set and expand my knowledge base in an effort to become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist.

     “Why Ohio State?”

    Ohio State is a well-established institution that has a progressive culture of pharmacy and a large alumni network that spans across the country. I knew choosing Ohio State would afford me the opportunity to work with incredible mentors and preceptors to help me prepare for my future career as an emergency medicine pharmacist.

  • Maximillian Stevenson

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • The Ohio State University

    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

    • Indiana University, Health Academic Health Center

    PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care Pharmacy Resident

    • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

    “Why did I choose to complete a residency?”

    I chose to complete a residency because I wanted to push myself to be the best clinician possible. Residency provides a route to gain a strong foundation in clinical practice, research fundamentals, leadership, critical thinking, and process improvement.

     “Why Ohio State?”

    I chose the PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care at Ohio State because of the program’s history of producing highly skilled clinical pharmacists who act as leaders and innovators within the specialty. All of the preceptors in the program have a personal dedication to the residents, and they work hard to give you the tools and resources to accomplish your goals. The combination of phenomenal preceptors, tremendous resources, and varied rotation opportunities led me to fall in love with the program, and I could not imagine myself anywhere else. Go Bucks!!

  • Maxwell Conrad-MSY1

    Doctor of Pharmacy

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

    PGY1/PGY2 Resident in Community Practice Leadership and Administration Program

    • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

    Why did I choose to complete a residency?

    I chose to complete a pharmacy administration residency because, primarily, it will further my understanding of pharmacy practice and teach me how to be a great leader in the profession. I also chose to pursue a pharmacy residency because doing so will help me how to develop and implement projects related to research, clinical services, and teaching.

    Why OSU?

    I chose chose to pursue residency at OSU because it has already proven to me to be an outstanding university for excellence in research, teaching, and innovation. The OSU College of Pharmacy, specifically, has produced a long line of fantastic residents who have gone on to achieve amazing things in the profession of pharmacy. I hope to follow in their footsteps after completing my residency with OSU!