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Pharmacy Residency Program

About the Residency Site

Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, founded 125 years ago, is a full-service, 260-bed, nonprofit regional medical center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Saint Elizabeth is part of Catholic Health Initiatives, a national, nonprofit health system that operates in 18 states and includes 86 hospitals.

Saint Elizabeth also has a teaching affiliation with Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center Colleges of Pharmacy in Omaha, Nebraska. Clinical pharmacy functions include pharmacokinetic monitoring and dosing, multidisciplinary care team rounding, antimicrobial stewardship, drug information and overall pharmacotherapy monitoring.

Purpose Statement

The mission of the Saint Elizabeth Pharmacy Residency Program is to provide residents with the opportunity to accelerate their growth beyond entry-level professional competence in patient-centered care and pharmacy operations, and to further their development of leadership skills that can be applied in a PGY2 Residency or other position and in any practice setting. The residency program will be utilized to provide traditional and innovative pharmacy services to ensure optimal patient care.

Candidate Requirements:

  1. The candidate must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree awarded from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy.
  2. The candidate must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Nebraska.
  3. The candidate must submit all application materials as listed below through PhORCAS.
  4. The candidate must apply to the hospital and complete the employment survey.
  5. The candidate must complete an on-site interview.

Submit your application using the PhORCAS online application. The following materials are required to apply for an on-site interview. The deadline for all materials to be submitted via PhORCAS is January 1.

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • College Transcripts
  • Three letters of reference

Required Rotations Include:

  • Orientation
  • Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Burn and Wound Care
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Kinetics/Antimicrobial Stewardship

Longitudinal Required Experiences Include:

  • Practice Management
  • Education and Precepting
  • Staffing
  • Research Project

Residency Opportunities:

  1. Provision of Drug Information related to patient care and prospective therapeutic drug monitoring to ensure provision of safe, efficacious and cost effective pharmacotherapy to Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center patients.
  2. Staffing as a clinical pharmacist on afternoons and weekends in the Inpatient Pharmacy.
  3. Teaching opportunities are available with department education, journal clubs, hospital committee presentations, presentations to family practice medical residents and precepting fourth year Pharm.D. students on clinical rotations.
  4. Teaching Certificate Program and Reflective Practitioner & Ignation Values seminars available through Creighton University School of Pharmacy.
  5. Complete a major project. Identify and complete a practice-related project of significance for pharmacy practice using effective project management skills.

Stipend and Benefits:

  • Competitive stipend of $42,000
  • Paid time off for holidays, sick leave, and/or personal time
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Paid travel, lodging, and conference registration to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

Contact Us:

We welcome your questions regarding the Pharmacy Residency Program at Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center.

ASHP Match Code: 200513

Dr. Mitch Marsh, Pharm.D., BCPS
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Clinical Coordinator
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center
555 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: 402-219-8775


Current Residents


Dr. Sasha Haarberg, PharmD;
Pharmacy Resident

She is a 2016 graduate
of the University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Denver, Colorado.


Dr. Kim (Hoang) Pham, PharmD;
Pharmacy Resident

She is a 2016 graduate of Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.


Previous Residents


(Left to Right) Dr. Mitch Marsh, PharmD, BCPS, Residency Director; Dr. Stephen Petry, PharmD;
Dr. Erin Terranova, PharmD; Dr. Emily Mannschreck, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy

Dr. Stephen Petry, PharmD: After completing the residency, Dr. Petry has joined the pharmacy staff
of CHI Health St. Elizabeth. Welcome!

Dr. Erin Terranova, PharmD: After completing the residency, Dr. Terranova is now exploring Clinical
Pharmacy opportunities in the Midwest.


Previous Residents


Dr. Brett Kuhn, PharmD

After completing the residency, Dr. Kuhn is a Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist for Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Augusta, Georgia.


Dr. Nathan Peterson, PharmD, BCPS

After finishing the residency, Dr. Peterson completed an advanced post-graduate residency (PGY2) in Infectious Disease at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa. He is now the Antimicrobial Utilization Pharmacist at UnityPoint Health - Trinity, Rock Island, Illinois.



Previous Residents


Dr. Jenna Preusker, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Preusker is now the Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist at Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk, Nebraska.


Dr. Kristin McNaughton, PharmD

Currently working at Methodist Women’s Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska.


Dr. Matt Neukirch, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Neukirch serves as a Clinical Pharmacist at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa.