Megan O'Connell, PharmD

PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident


Hometown: Lakeville, MN

Pharmacy School: North Dakota State University

PGY-1 (if current PGY-2): HealthEast St. Joseph's Hospital

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? I chose this residency program for the opportunity to train under preceptors with a wealth of expertise, the supportive teaching environment, and large residency class.

Research Topic: Impact of pharmacist driven medication reconciliation in psychiatric emergency services (PES) on patient outcomes

Writing Topic: Limitations of EMR/tertiary reference drug interaction screens. Missing interactions vs clinically insignificant interactions appearing in references

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Hockey, going to movies and theater productions

Favorite Book: Bossypants

Favorite Movie: Mean Girls

Advice for future residents: Maintain a positive attitude! Residency is tough but go in with a good attitude and be ready to work hard and the year will fly by.