Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Sioux Falls VA

Health Care System

PGY-1 Pharmacy


Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Map/Area Information

Kelley J. Oehlke

Residency Program Director

2501 W. 22nd Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57117

605-336-3230 x6678


Sioux Falls VA Health Care System


Program Description 

The residency is designed to develop practitioners with a high level of skills required to manage patient care as an integral member of an interdisciplinary team.  Residents will participate in established disease management clinics including: anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, erectile dysfunction, tobacco cessation, and thyroid disorders.  Residents will have learning experiences in the following areas: ambulatory care, internal medicine, mental health, long-term care (Community Living Center), pharmacoeconomics, and management.  The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is a teaching institution that allows residents to participate in teaching and precepting on-site.  A teaching certificate is offered through South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy. 

Purpose Statement 

PGY-1 residency program graduates will be prepared to practice in adult medicine settings as an acute or ambulatory care clinical pharmacist.