To be eligible for Mayo Clinic's Pharmacy Practice Residency in Critical Care, you must have:
- A Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.
- Completed a pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience.
- A Minnesota license or be eligible for licensure in Minnesota.
Policies and Responsibilities
The following Mayo School of Health Sciences policies affect applications and admissions to its programs:
Fluency in written and spoken English is essential to succeed in the program and to ensure patient safety. If English is a second language, you must be able to demonstrate fluency. Satisfactory performance on the Test of English as a Foreign Language examination or the Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency may be required as proof of fluency.
For the protection of patients, residents and employees, and in compliance with state regulations, Mayo Clinic requires residents to be properly immunized. You must show proof of the following immunizations before you begin a program at Mayo School of Health Sciences:
- Tuberculin test in the past six months
- Varicella, rubella and rubeola immunity
- Up-to-date diphtheria and tetanus shots
- Hepatitis B vaccination or signed declaration
Documentation of vaccinations must be provided to Mayo Employee Health Service prior to the start of the program.
Prospective residents will undergo a nurse's review at Mayo Clinic and will have the opportunity to update or receive the required tests and immunizations cited above. More information about the physical exam will be provided after you have been offered a program appointment. Appointment to the program depends upon successful completion of the physical examination.
Residents must have medical insurance coverage during their program. Resident medical insurance can be purchased through Mayo Clinic.
You can also choose to have your medical insurance covered through other, non-Mayo plans (i.e., insurance held through a parent or spouse, or an independent commercial plan). Evidence of medical coverage must be provided when your educational program begins.
Prospective residents must pass a criminal background check and/or drug screening required by state laws, prior to enrollment to Mayo School of Health Sciences.
Residents are required to exhibit professional and ethical conduct at all times.
Mayo School of Health Sciences upholds all federal and state laws that preclude discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disabilities or veteran's status.
Mayo School of Health Sciences accepts residents who are highly qualified for its programs. To be considered for admittance you should exhibit strong qualifications for the Critical Care Residency Program. Applicants to programs must possess the following general qualities:
- Critical thinking skills
- Sound judgment
- Emotional stability and maturity
- Empathy for others
- Physical and mental stamina
- Ability to learn and function in a variety of settings
You must be able to perform the essential functions of the profession and meet the standards of the program. Residents seeking exceptions to these standards or reasonable accommodations should initiate their request with the program's director.