Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner Residency Program
The APP residency at Wynn Medical Center is the first residency training program of its kind in the U.S. for Doctor of Pharmacy graduates to become licensed Advanced Pharmacist Practitioners. The program is a one-year residency program co-sponsored by 986 Pharmacy Corporation and Wynn Medical Center in Rosemead, Los Angeles, California
The program is structured to give the clinical pharmacist a well-rounded clinical experience as well as didactic and research opportunities. We operate under the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) core competencies:
What makes us unique?
One-on-one direct supervision from the attending physician
Implementation of a state-of-the-art telemedicine program
Diagnostic and interventional ultrasound demonstrations
A diverse patient population with mixed disease pathology
Dr. Huynh Wynn Tran, MD, Program Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy
Ms. Vy Nguyen, MS, PA-C, Clinical Instructor at Wynn Medical Center
Dr. Ken Thai, PharmD, President, California Pharmacists Association
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Director at 986 Pharmacy
Dr. Andy Thai, Clinical Pharmacist, 986 Pharmacy Director at Rosemead Branch
In order to fulfill 1,500 clinical hours requirements to become board eligible for APP, the resident will complete 12 month rotations at Wynn Medical Center and 986 Pharmacy in Rosemead, California.
Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical and Pharmacy Knowledge
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
6 months general internal medicine (focusing on chronic diseases such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, arthritis, COPD, etc..)
3 month general outpatient pharmacy
1 month diagnostic/procedure
1 month elective (Dermatology/Rheumatology at WMC)
1 month research
Thank you for your interest in applying to our program. Applicants must be eligible for pharmacist licensure in California. More information is available at the California Pharmacy Board website.
Our interview season extends from May through June. Interviews are offered to potential candidates after review of your application and supporting materials. The number of interview slots is limited, so please submit your application materials as early as possible. Interviews last a day with several candidates scheduled at a time.
Please use the following guidelines to complete your application:
Dean's letter from your pharmacy school (optional).
Two letters of recommendation from your professors/pharmacist/physician with whom you have worked closely with during your training.
A recent photograph.
Personal statement detailing your interest in AAP residency as your career after APP
Pharmacy school transcript and a copy of PharmD degree
Documentation that you can live and work in the United States if not a citizen or permanent resident
Note: We prefer individuals who have graduated from pharmacy school within the past three years.
Benefits and Stipend
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency salary: 60,000 USD/year
Position Per Year: One
Vacation and Sick Leave: the residents receive fifteen (15) days of paid vacation and twelve (12) days of sick leave per year.
Maternity or Paternity Leave: Residents are eligible for up to twelve (12) weeks unpaid leave under the Family Medical Leave Policy (FMLA).
Medical Insurance & Malpractice Liability: Basic health insurance coverage and malpractice liability.