PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program at Middleport Family Health Center

Middleport Family Health Center and The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy offer an ASHP/APhA Accredited PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program with a focus on community-based patient care.

Program Purpose

To build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives. Residents who successfully complete PGY1 residency programs will be skilled in diverse patient care, practice management, leadership, and education, and be prepared to provide patient care, seek board certification in pharmacotherapy (i.e., BCPS), and pursue advanced education and training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies.

Overview of the Residency Program

Strengths of this program include:

  • Development and implementation of patient care services
  • Advanced teaching and research opportunities
  • Innovative transitions of care collaborative program
  • Robust ambulatory care practice collaborations embedded in local physician offices

The resident practices in an innovative and advanced environment where entrepreneurship is cultivated by preceptors and experienced ownership. Residents participate in a variety of disease state management and disease state education practice areas including medication therapy management, diabetes self-management education, hypertension management, and immunization delivery.

Previous Residents Affiliated with the Program

Name Year of Residency Completion First Position Obtained Following Residency Completion
Jeuel Bayawa 2023 PGY2 Ambulatory Care, Regional One Health
Quyen Nguyen 2023 PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency, Advent Health 
Christopher Brighton 2022 Buffalo Medical Group
Matthew Butler 2022 PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency, Maine Medical Center
Casey Kern 2021 Rochester Regional Health Unity Hospital
Ruth Ngwu 2021 Middleport Family Health Center
Amanda Foster 2020 Fellowship, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Merin Panthapattu 2020 PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency, University at Buffalo School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and General Physician, PC
Jessica Costello 2019 Trillium Health
Troy Hoelzl 2019 PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency, Buffalo Medical Group
Amanda Zelinski 2018 Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy
Kara Wilcox 2018 Mercy Comprehensive Care Center/Catholic Health System
Patrick McCabe 2017 Rochester Regional Health & St. John Fisher College of Pharmacy             
Michael Burns 2017 Summit Park Pharmacy
Marisa Censi 2016 Midwestern University                                        
Amanda Pinski 2016 Fidelis Care
Lisa Garza 2015 Katterman's Sand Point Pharmacy                       
Ryan Lindenau 2015 Middleport Family Health Center                     
Ryan Fillis 2014 Walgreens
Jonathan Rabey 2014 Sisters of Charity Hosptial
Christopher Diehl 2013 Lifetime Health Medical Group
Anthony Weiland 2013 Dayton VA Medical Center-Primary Care Clinic
Ashley Smith (Jacobs) 2012 Walgreens
Rachel Giroux (Rossman) 2011 Middleport Family Health Center                     

Meet the Program Director

Lindsey Landi, PharmD.

Lindsey Landi, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP

Clinical Pharmacy Director

Middleport Family Health Center

Dr. Lindsey Landi completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the D’Youville School of Pharmacy in Buffalo, NY. She went on to complete her PGY-1 residency at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo in Buffalo, NY. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and Board Certified Cardiology Pharmacist (BCCP). Her practice sites include Middleport Family Health Center, an independently owned pharmacy, and Rochester Regional Health Internal Medicine – Medina, a primary care office where she manages patients with diabetes. Her areas of clinical interest are internal medicine, ambulatory care, and diabetes management.