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

Morgan Alvah
PGY1 - South Florida Baptist Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
Completing a pharmacy residency was important to me because I wanted to gain the extra knowledge and experience to become the best clinical pharmacist I could be. The yearlong training would allow me to work alongside other pharmacist to learn from them to accelerate my growth beyond that of typical work experience.

Why did I choose South Florida Baptist Hospital at BayCare?
When choosing a program for me, it was vital that I felt cared for by the members of the staff and would be in an environment that would be the best for me. South Florida Baptist Health fostered an environment that made me feel seen and cared for while growing my pharmacy knowledge.

Siasha Prentice Ramirez
PGY1 - Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
A PGY1 residency will give me the opportunity to further enhance my clinical knowledge, skills, and ability provide optimal patient care. A residency promotes learning through applying the knowledge and skills learned in pharmacy school to a real-world setting.

Why did I choose Mortan Plant North Bay Hospital at BayCare?
North Bay had everything I was looking for in a residency program. The rotations including behavioral health, transitions of care, and cardiology really piqued my interest. The wealth of knowledge and expertise I observed throughout the years while working as a technician at North Bay was second to none. I recognized very early that the North Bay pharmacy team embodied the true BayCare core values of respect, dignity, and trust. They provide a positive and supportive environment that cultivates growth as a new graduate pharmacist.

Blanca Luna
PGY2 (Peds)– St. Joseph’s Children's Hospital

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I chose to pursue a PGY2 residency because I knew it would provide me the additional training and tools needed to enhance my clinical skills to evolve into a well-rounded pediatric clinical pharmacist. Residency will provide me with opportunities to become more confident in my ability to provide the utmost quality patient care while also allowing me to enrich my personal and professional growth.

Why did I choose St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital at BayCare?
I chose St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital because they provide the opportunity to learn from a diverse patient population, while mastering fundamental clinical rotations. During my time as a student on APPEs and my PGY1, I received constant support and encouragement from all the pharmacists, residents, and BayCare team. I knew St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital was where I wanted to continue to work, learn, and grow as a pediatric pharmacy resident. St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital provides a diverse selection of electives to choose from. The learning opportunities at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital align with my career goals of becoming a well-rounded pediatric clinical pharmacist.

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Akereya Wilson
PGY2 – Health System Pharmacy Administration

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I aspire to be a well-rounded clinical pharmacist and leader capable of overseeing operations and services across the entire medication use process. Without a doubt, the training provided through an HSPAL focused residency will unequivocally equip me with the clinical knowledge and expertise necessary to succeed in various leadership capacities throughout my pharmacy career. As a healthcare provider, I am committed to lifelong learning in order to continuously provide my patients with compassionate, innovative, and evidence-based care. My decision to complete a residency is proof of this commitment.

Why did I choose St. Joseph’s Hospital at BayCare?
Upon researching the program, attending the informational sessions, and speaking with current and past residents, it became apparent that BayCare’s mission to provide a gold standard of compassionate care was more than just words. At St Joseph’s Hospital – BayCare, I discovered that each team member’s passion for patient care was fueled by a mutually shared value – a heart for humanity. The unwavering dedication to innovation, excellent patient care, and an immersive learning environment captured me immediately, and I knew that St. Joe’s would become my new home. As a current member of the BayCare team, it is an honor and a joy to learn from exceptional leaders and clinicians who are committed to upholding the organization’s core values of trust, dignity, respect, responsibility, and excellence. In such an environment, both personal and professional growth are inevitable.

Anai Williams
PGY1 - St. Joseph's Hospital South

Why did I choose to complete a residency?
I pursued a PGY-1 Residency to become a multifaceted clinical pharmacist capable of providing the best care for my patients. During my residency, I will expand my clinical knowledge, grow professionally, and develop interprofessional relationships with my fellow team members. I look forward to the positive, long-lasting experiences I will gain over the next year and the impact they will have in reaching my career goals.

Why did I choose St. Joseph’s Hospital – South at BayCare?
I knew St. Joseph’s Hospital-South and BayCare would be a place where I can flourish after speaking with preceptors and past residents. There is a welcoming culture of professional growth and development that is tailored to individual success which sets this program apart from the rest. With robust clinical rotations, this program will equip me with the knowledge and skill sets to be the best clinician I can be. I am honored to call St. Joseph’s Hospital- South my new home.

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