MaineGeneral Medical Center's Pharmacy Residency staff and 2018-2019 residentsMGMC Pharmacy Residency

Welcome to MaineGeneral Medical Center's PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency home page.

The MGMC pharmacy department provides many services that help build the skills and abilities of a resident to become a professionally competent clinical pharmacist.

Some of the services our pharmacy department provides are:

  • Anticoagulation monitoring
  • Pharmacokinetics for vancomycin and aminoglycosides
  • Renal dosage adjustment
  • Therapeutic substitutions
  • Cost-saving and cost-reduction recommendations
  • Answering drug information inquires

Our residency program emphasizes proficiency in clinical judgement, care plan development, knowledge of drug information resources, teaching skills and the ability to function as part of a health care team.

Upon successful completion of the MGMC PGY1 program the resident will be an independent pharmacist eligible for a PGY2 program, prepared to pursue an inpatient clinical patient care position or an adjunct faculty member.

Core Rotations

  • Orientation (3 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine I (4 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine II (5 weeks)
  • Oncology (6 weeks)
  • Critical Care (6 weeks)
  • Cardiology (6 weeks)
  • Pharmacy Management, Director of Pharmacy (6 weeks)
  • Pharmacy Management, Clinical Coordinator (6 weeks)
  • Infectious Disease (6 weeks)

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Staffing component: Every other weekend
  • Residency project
  • Teaching certificate

Preceptors

  • Bethany Arsenault, Pharm.D, BCPS
  • Rachael Elias, Pharm.D
  • Corey Elias, Pharm.D, CACP
  • Christopher Gauthier, RPH
  • Andrea Gimpel-Blanchard, Pharm.D
  • Steven Townsend, Pharm.D, BCOP
  • Gregory Wheeler, Pharm.D
  • Ashley Harris, Pharm.D
  • Nicolas Laplante, Pharm.D
  • Renee Boudreault, Pharm.D

Residency Director

  • Ellie Provisor, Pharm.D

Our program is accredited by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).

Residency Salary and Benefits

Our generous salary and benefits package for pharmacy residents includes the following:

Salary & Health Benefits

  • Salary stipend of $50,000
  • Health care plan
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
  • Employee Wellness Program

Other Benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Two weeks paid flex time (includes sick time, paid holidays and pre-approved personal days)
  • Professional liability insurance provided by the MaineGeneral Medical Center
  • Office space and computer access
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Full access to the hospital's medical library
  • Financial support and educational leave for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Residency Conference for presentation of project

Residency Requirements and Application

Eligibility Requirements

  • Doctor of pharmacy degree from an accredited school or college of pharmacy
  • Eligible for pharmacist license
  • Must have U.S. employment authorization for the duration of the residency program.

Download/print our residency brochure

How to Apply

  • Submit application materials using PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org)
    • Letter of Intent
    • Transcripts of all college credits
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Three letters of recommendation (from college faculty, rotation preceptors and/or employers)

Current Pharmacy Residents

Jacqueline Majeski, Pharm.D
Jacqueline Majeski grew up in Meriden, CT. She completed the pre-pharmacy program at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT and received her Pharm.D from Western New England University in Springfield, MA. Her passion is oncology and patient care and she strives to complete a PGY-2 residency focusing on oncology.

She is a sports enthusiast and loves to play basketball or bake during her free time. She is excited to start her professional career in the beautiful state of Maine at MaineGeneral Medical Center.

Ellie Morisette, Pharm.D
Ellie Morisette grew up in central Maine. She received her Pharm.D from the University of New England College of Pharmacy in Portland, ME after completing two years of pre-pharmacy coursework at Husson University in Bangor, ME. She worked as a pharmacy technician at MaineGeneral for several years before starting the residency so she is excited to be continuing her pharmacy career with the organization. Her interests include critical care, internal medicine and management.

In her free time, Ellie loves hunting, fishing and spending time outside enjoying everything that Maine has to offer. In the future, she hopes to earn a master's degree in business administration and pursue a career in pharmacy management.

Pharmacy Residency Alumni

2018

  • Renee Boudreault, Pharm.D
    • Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist, MaineGeneral Medical Center, Augusta, ME
  • Nicolas Laplante, Pharm.D
    • Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist, MaineGeneral Medical Center, Augusta, ME

2017

  • Danielle Dunn, Pharm.D
    • Current Position: PGY2 Oncology, Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Pharmacy, Dallas, TX
  • Ashley White, Pharm.D
    • Current Position: Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Med-Surg Pharmacy, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

2016

  • Erica Wegryzn, Pharm.D
    • Current Position: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pain Management, Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY

2015

  • Jefferson Bohan, Pharm.D, BCPS
    • Current Position: System Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA
  • Zachariah Logiodice, AAS, Pharm.D, BCPS
    • Current Position: Clinical Informatics Pharmacist, Tenet Healthcare, Greater Boston Area, MA

2014

  • Nathan Cookson, Pharm.D, BCPS
    • Current Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Alamance Regional Medical Center, Burlington, NC
  • Thomas Frail, Pharm.D, BCPS
    • Current Position: Visiting Professor, Husson University School of Pharmacy, Bangor, ME and President / Co-Founder, The Progress of Medicine, LLC, Augusta, ME

MGMC Pharmacy Department

MaineGeneral Medical Center's Pharmacy Department provides state-of-the-art pharmaceutical care throughout the medical center and MaineGeneral pharmacists provide on-site, 24-hour pharmacy coverage for acute care patients.

Distributive services include cabinet-based unit dose medication dispensing, a robotic medication storage and inventory management system and a USP 797 compliant IV room.

Pharmacists oversee dispensing functions in the main pharmacy, as well as maintain decentralized practice in three medical/surgical units, the Critical Care Unit and Maternity and Pediatrics.

Bedside barcode scanning of medications is fully implemented throughout the medical center's inpatient units. A pharmacy medication reconciliation process has been implemented to promote patient and medication safety

MGMC Pharmacy Education Programs

MaineGeneral pharmacists serve as preceptors for APPE pharmacy student rotations in institutional, acute care and ambulatory care oncology for:

  • Albany College of Pharmacy
  • Husson University College of Pharmacy
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University
  • University of New England College of Pharmacy
  • University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy
  • Other colleges as requested

MaineGeneral also provides IPPE pharmacy student rotations for:

  • Husson University College of Pharmacy
  • University of New England College of Pharmacy
    Augusta and the Kennebec Valley