Our PGY1 pharmacy residency program prepares graduates to provide high quality patient care in a variety of settings including preparation to enter a post graduate year two training program in a specialized area of practice. Avera McKennan is a tertiary referral center serving Eastern South Dakota and parts of Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska. Avera McKennan has academic ties with 33 Universities including colleges of pharmacy, medicine and nursing. Residents will have opportunities for receiving and providing education in a variety of settings. Experiences include internal medicine, critical care, emergency medicine, nephrology, solid organ/hematologic transplant, hematology/oncology, pediatrics, infectious disease, psychiatry, home infusion, pain management, admin, and informatics as well as other areas of interest. A project is required.