Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner Residency Program
The APP residency at Wynn Medical Center is one of the first residency training program of its kind in the U.S. for Doctor of Pharmacy graduates to become licensed healthcare provider, 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.
Graduate from this program is eligible to seat for the California APP (Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner) license to become a midlevel healthcare provider.
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
Faculty Physician and Pharmacist at WMC:
Dr. Huynh Wynn Tran, MD, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology and Pharmacy
Dr. Phuong Le, PharmD
Emma Linh, NP
Pharmacists at 986 Pharmacy:
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
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 January 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:
Application through ASHP (PhORCAS) and choose 986 Pharmacty/WMC program in Rosemead
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.