Reaching out to our current residents is a great way to gain information about each particular BayCare residency program. For our featured residents, you will discover some background information regarding why our residents decided to pursue residency training as well as how they became interested in their current practice sites and programs.

Listed below are the 2022-2023 current pharmacy residents along with their contact information from each BayCare Pharmacy Residency site. Please contact residents with any questions you may have about the program.

2022 – 2023 Residency Class

Arlet Bacallao

Macy Boren

Nathalie Roumi

Nefertari Charles

Austin Shockley

Jana Mammen

Michael Robeel

Nicole Lopez

Sara Ann Siegmund

Featured Residents

Anup Thomas
PGY1 - St. Joseph's Hospital North

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I chose to complete a residency to build upon the foundation pharmacy school provided. Residency provides an avenue to improve my confidence as part of a healthcare team and optimize patient outcomes on a local and healthcare system level. I know residency would impart the necessary tools and continue to build my character into becoming a strong, independent pharmacist.

Why did I choose St. Joseph’s Hospital – North at BayCare?
Prior to residency, serving as a pharmacy intern for BayCare allowed me to witness the care and compassion this healthcare system has for their patients. As a team member, I saw BayCare’s commitment to my development and felt valued as part of a healthcare team. St. Joseph’s Hospital North provides core rotations and electives such as Cardiology and Teaching that support my short and long terms goals. The team at North was extremely friendly and encouraging of my goals to be an excellent pharmacist and team member.

Austin Shockley
PGY1 - St. Joseph's Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I chose to pursue post graduate training to grow both personally and professionally. A residency provides me with an accelerated and advanced experience that will allow me to become a well-rounded and confident clinical pharmacist. Residency training provides the opportunity to work with a variety of patients in various hospital settings, allowing me to develop necessary skills to provide complete and excellent patient care.

Why did I choose St. Joseph’s Hospital at BayCare?
As a previous intern with BayCare, I always felt welcomed and supported and knew I wanted to stay within the health system that sparked my interest in inpatient pharmaceutical practice. St Joseph’s Hospital offers a large and diverse patient population providing the necessary framework for a well-rounded residency experience. The preceptors, residency director, and management team made me feel like my growth and development as a practicing pharmacist was a priority, making St Joseph’s Hospital the ideal program to complete my residency training.

Karlena Cahill
PGY1 - Morton Plant Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I chose to pursue a pharmacy residency program to fuel my professional growth as a clinical pharmacist. Upon graduation I wanted to elevate my skills and knowledge base beyond the student level and I saw residency as a way to bridge that gap between student to independent pharmacist. A residency program will provide invaluable opportunities to enhance my skills, expand my clinical knowledge, and refine my patient care abilities. Through a residency, I can evolve into a skilled clinical pharmacist capable of positively impacting medication therapy outcomes.

Why did I choose Mortan Plant Hospital at BayCare?
I chose to do my residency at Morton Plant Hospital because I felt Morton Plant’s program supported me and my future professional goals. I chose Morton Plant Hospital pharmacy residency program due to its rotation opportunities, commitment to excellence in clinical pharmacy practice, and its reputation as a supportive environment. The program’s strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered care aligns perfectly with my professional goals and values. The program’s comprehensive curriculum and supportive atmosphere will empower me to become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist.

Morgan Ozkardes
PGY1 - Mease Countryside Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
My clinical rotations during pharmacy school motivated me to pursue a residency. This experience provides me the opportunity to learn and grow as a new pharmacist in a setting where I am surrounded by experts in this field to help guide me. My goal is to leave this year as a well-rounded and competent pharmacist with confidence in my abilities.

Why did I choose Mease Countryside Hospital at BayCare?
I was fortunate to complete one of my clinical rotations at Mease Countryside. While I was here, I noticed the positive and supportive culture within the pharmacy. After learning more about the program from past residents and exploring the opportunities that would be available to me, I knew I wanted to apply. I am incredibly thankful to now be a part of this amazing team.

Muireann Greely
PGY1 - St. Anthony's Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I chose to complete a residency because I want to enhance my knowledge and skills in the field of pharmacy and further develop my clinical expertise. A residency program provides a unique opportunity to work closely with experienced pharmacists and healthcare professionals in a variety of patient care settings. Additionally, a residency allows me to explore specialized areas of pharmacy practice and develop proficiency in areas such as critical care, infectious diseases, or oncology.

Why did I choose St. Anthony’s Hospital at BayCare?
I chose St. Anthony’s Hospital for my PGY-1 residency because of the numerous rotations and opportunities the program offers. This program will challenge me to develop my leadership skills and prepare me to contribute to the highest quality of patient care. When I first met the pharmacy team at St. Anthony’s, I knew this program would be the perfect fit for me. The pharmacist’s foster an environment of open communication and collaboration, encouraging me to actively participate in discussions and providing opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. Overall, I believe that training at St. Anthony’s Hospital will provide me with invaluable experiences, professional connections, and the necessary skills to excel as a clinical pharmacist.

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