College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

PGY1 Managed Care Focused Residency Program, ASHP-accreditation candidate

The PGY1 Managed Care-focused Residency Program at the University of Toledo Medical Center is a concentrated 12-month, full time program designed to give residents ample practice in outpatient pharmacies and ambulatory care settings with a focus on managed care aspects. Residents will develop into independent clinical pharmacists and build communication skills and relationships with patients. An extensive teaching certificate program is offered which provides practice in small group instruction, experiential education, and didactic lectures. Experiences and rotations will be offered in leadership, managed care, clinical programs, practice management, transitions of care, and research.

Why Complete this Residency?

This residency will help the resident gain strong clinical skills and build the resident as a leader. This residency is flexible and will be molded to fit the interests and needs of each individual resident. Experiences are wide-ranging as they expand through the University of Toledo Medical Center including Rupert Clinic, University of Toledo Outpatient Pharmacies, the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and the Main Campus.

Application Information


    • Earned Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree
    • Eligibility for licensure in Ohio
    • Successful submission of all required materials
    • On-site interview required

Required Materials

    • Cover letter
    • CV
    • 3 letters of recommendation 
    • Copy of transcript.
Submit all required materials through PhORCAS by January 11, 2016
Additional application inquiries may be sent to For questions about the application process, contact Cindy Puffer at or Dr. Sarah Dunn at

More about the Pharmacy Residency Program

Contact Information

Cindy Puffer, RPh
Managed Care Pharmacy Operations Manager
Residency Program Director
The University of Toledo Medical Center
3000 Arlington Ave.
MS 1060
Phone 419-383-6668
Fax 419-383-3341

Valerie Householder, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Outpatient Pharmacist
Residency Program Coordinator
The University of Toledo Main Campus Pharmacy
2801 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone 419-530-3471
Fax 419-530-3473
Last Updated: 2/28/16