Pharmacy Residency Podcast: Residency Interviews and Advice show

Pharmacy Residency Podcast: Residency Interviews and Advice

Summary: The Pharmacy Residency Podcast, with your host, Tony Guerra, has interviews and advice on building your professional brand, network, and a purposeful second income. Interested in being a guest on a show about pharmacy residency? Email me at The Pharmacy Residency Podcast is part of the Pharmacy Podcast Network.

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 Ep 351 Video - Free Residency Application Books Today 11 1 2020 and 11 2 2020 Only | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 03:58

Here's a free, free book on Residency Applications and some tips to get some other books free either using Kindle Unlimited or Audible's deals if you've never had books from them before

 Ep 350 Turning Clinical Knowledge Into a One-on-One Practice Dr. Sean Navin BCPS | File Type: audio/mp4 | Duration: 25:34

Dr. Sean Navin transitioned from a federal pharmacy career to help people achieve remission of their diabetes through focused lifestyle changes. His experience in clinical pharmacy in the Indian Health Service taught him that people want more than just medications to treat their illness. He is passionately spreading the message that type 2 diabetes can be reversed.

 Ep 349 Video - Letter of Intent Writing for Non Writers | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 38:12

I was asked to present at a pharmacy regarding letters of intent especially for those who don't think of themselves as writers. Here's some sage advice on getting a great letter together and avoiding the big mistakes.

 Ep 348 The Academic Teaching Rotation - George Qi University of Iowa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:43

When choosing rotations, you want to make sure to get experience in clinical, teaching, research, service, and leadership. A virtual academic teaching rotation allows you to get the experience you need wherever you live. Need help with your letter of intent, contact me at or visit the free previews here:

 Ep 347 Student Loan Peace of Mind | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:02

How do you gain peace of mind regarding student loans and other aspects of your residency and career future. By working with an expert whether it's Letters of Intent with me or Student Loans with peace of mind comes from knowing your team is the very best. Listen on. 

 Ep 346 ASHP Midyear FREE to Students Residents and Technicians Who Are Members | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 04:12

Breaking news out of ASHP who drastically cut rates to this year's Midyear meeting, real big implications for both future residents and residency programs making this possibly the biggest yet. Need help with your LOI, go to

 Ep 345 How to be Residency Competitive at a Poor Residency Match Rate College | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:41

7,000 pharmacy students are coming from colleges in the bottom half of the residency match rate metric, but you've put in 150 or 200 thousand dollars and want to be competitive for a residency. What do you do if your school couldn't do it for you? In this episode, I talk about becoming residency competitive even if you're classmates didn't push you as much as students would have at top residency matching schools. You can find the residency match stats here:

 Ep 344 Will PharmD Student Decreases Help Residency Applicants | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:46

Pharmacy Schools are down around another 20 percent over last year's admissions, but don't expect to see school closings. They are doing an excellent job diversifying their programs. In this episode, I talk about how this might affect future residents. Need help with your Letter of Intent, contact me at or

 Ep 343 Where are the pharmacist jobs in the next 10 years? | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 11:29

While retail is clearly a place that pharmacists are reducing their numbers, where are the opportunities for pharmacists trained in clinical and non-clinical work? The one place you can look is the BLS employment matrix for pharmacists, however, one place the BLS does NOT project significant pharmacist increase is physician's offices. Need help with your LOI, click here:

 Ep 342 Dual MPH Degree and The Pharmacist in Public Health - Rachel Whitesitt MPH U Iowa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:04

I wanted to talk a little bit about public health and getting that second degree. I think people misinterpret that second degree is just a number of classes that kind of overlap and just kind of an additional credential, but I've got Rachel Whitesitt on who was a P4 at the University of Iowa and she's actually using it as an expansion of whom she can help and to what level she can help them.

 Ep 341 - Virtual Academic APPE and Leadership Development - Rachel Whitesitt MPH UIowa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:33

Welcome to the pharmacy residency podcast on the pharmacy podcast network. I have Rachel Whitesitt on with me and she is a P4 at the University of Iowa in her fifth week of this academic rotation. And what we want to do is talk to her a bit about her journey, but also she's had the time to get two degrees, a PharmD and MPH, as she's going through here and some advice on virtual rotations and community residency.

 Ep 340 VIDEO - Residency Match Odds Calculator | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 15:03

What are your odds to match? Your college, year of graduation, LOI, and recommendations form the bulk of those odds and you can find a free preview calculator to help you at this website: or 

 Ep 339 Extreme LOI Makeover Course | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:11

An audio version introducing a new website where I teach you how to produce your best chance at a residency match. 

 Ep 338 ASHP MidYear is Virtual - A Disaster for NonNative Speakers and Poor Writers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:59

ASHP MidYear and the Showcase are going virtual, what does this mean? What skills do you need to develop? Should you have someone else with you or should you do the chat yourself? Lots of questions answered on this episode of the pharmacy residency podcast.

 Ep 337 - Are You Unappreciated: Invisible Work in APPEs and Residency | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 09:49

Do you feel underappreciated? It's a lot more than hurt feelings and there's a lot you can do about it. Often, humility gets in the way of making sure you get the recommendation at the level that you should. There is a professional way to make sure your direct supervisor knows how hard you are working and what work you are doing.


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