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CPNP is pleased to report continued growth in the profession with only 2 unfilled PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residency slots unfilled in 2021 and 1329 BCPPs. In the last ten years, the number of PGY2 programs has tripled and the number of BCPPs has almost doubled.

PGY2 Psychiatry Residencies and Profession Growth


PGY2 Available

PGY2 Unfilled*

PGY2 Filled*


CPNP Pharmacist Members

2011 31 5 26 647 925
2012 31 7 24 713 963
2013 50 13 37 762 1,021
2014 64 14 50 799 1,100
2015 73 19 53 845 1,180
2016 80 5 75 878 1,259
2017 98 20 76 955 1,322
2018 97 2 95 1,069 1,404
2019 97 6 89 1,158 1,474
2020 98 3 93 1,239 1,407
2021 98 2 96 1,329 1,530
* Does not reflect slots filled post-scramble. Filled+Unfilled may be less than the total available if a program was removed from Phase II and is no longer being offered. 

Congratulations to New BCPPs

CPNP congratulates the following individuals who were successful in obtaining the BCPP designation in 2020. The majority of these successful candidates purchased CPNP's BCPP Examination Preparatory products: the Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Review Course and/or the BCPP Prep Series designed as preparatory tools for the BCPP examination. There are now over 1300 individuals who are credentialed as Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacists.


Lisa Adamich, PharmD, MS, BCGP, BCPP Taylor Harlow, PharmD, BCPP Seema Patel, PharmD, BCPP
Erika Alexander, PharmD, BCPP Sarah Hausner, PharmD, BCPP Jennifer Pokrass, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS
Gordon Ang, PharmD, BCPP Elika Hefazi, PharmD, BCPP Jennifer B. Radzinski, PharmD, BCPP
Leah M. Arnbrecht, PharmD, BCPP Zachary Hill, PharmD, BCPP Luis Ramudo Cela, PharmD, BCPP
Rachel L. Bauer, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Stephanie Houser, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Christine M. Rarrick, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS, MBA
Martin Bloch, PharmD, BCCP Kayla D. Johnson, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS Jordan R. Reese, PharmD, BCPP
Nicole Bosse, PharmD, BCPP Lesley A. Joynson, PharmD, BCPP Alana Regan, PharmD, BCPP
Laura E. Brinster, PharmD, BCPP Andrew Karas, PharmD, BCPP Rebecca M. Reiss, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Candace Brown, PharmD, MS, BCPP Taylor L. Kelsey, PharmD, BCPP, MS Suzanne S. Rettey, PharmD, MPA, BCPP
Ashlee Brunt, RPh, BCPP Jessica Kepinski, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Lourdes M. Reyes-Colon, PharmD, BCPP
Gary Burdge, PharmD, BCPP Sarah J. Kim, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Caroline Richmond, PharmD, BCPP
Niyati Butala, PharmD, BCPP Christine King, PharmD, BCPP Martha Rogers, BCPP
Tamara J. Bystrak, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Katherine F. King, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS Jacquelyn K. Rudolph, PharmD, BCPP
Chelsea Capley, PharmD, BCPP Shawn Kohlhaas, PharmD, BCCP Thomas Sayre, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Samantha Catanzano, PharmD, BCCP Maria Laya, BCCP Allison E. Schmitz, PharmD, BCPP
Glen W. Chase, PharmD, BCPP Patrick S. Lee, PharmD, BCPP Samantha L. Schulte, PharmD, BCPP
Pinhui Chen, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Susan Lee, PharmD, BCPP Shaina E. Schwartz, PharmD, BCPP
Ajarvis T. Cobb, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS Unax Lertxundi, BCPP Mishelle Seiler, PharmD, BCPP
Cory P. Coffey, PharmD, BCACP, BCPP Myaa E. Lightfoot, PharmD, BCPP Jacky TP. Siu, PharmD, BCPP
Jordan Cooler, PharmD, BCPP Shuli Lim, BCPP, BCPS Megan K. Skelly, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Heather R. Cooper, PharmD, BCPP Devin L. Livesay, PharmD, BCPP Danielle C. Small, PharmD, BCPP
Simone R. Cousins, PharmD, BCPP Linda D. Logan, PharmD, BCACP, BCPP, BCPS Candace Stacy, PharmD, BCPP
Elizabeth Crish, PharmD, BCPP Joshua G. Loveland, PharmD, BCPP Lauren Stummer, PharmD, BCPP
Alison Dailey, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Katie MacCamy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Juthathip Suphanklang, PharmD, BCPP
Brittany Denson, PharmD, BCPP Cassandra R. A. Marrujo, PharmD, BCPP Rebecca Thiessen, BCPP
Julia DiNardo, PharmD, BCPP Shedrick Martin, PharmD, BCPP Rebecca Tourtellotte, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS
Alisha D. Donat, PharmD, BCPP Meredith McCauley, PharmD, BCPP Yen Tran, PharmD, BCCP
Vivian Du, PharmD, BCCP Maren McGurran, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS Megan Vaden, PharmD, BCPP
Richard S. Duong, PharmD, BCPP Sera E. McNutt, PharmD, BCPP Laura J. VanDeventer, PharmD, BCPS
Pierre Duranleau-Gagnon, B. Pharm,M. Sc., BCPP Luis Maria Mendarte Barrenechea, PharmD, BCPP Anushya Velayuthan, PharmD, BCPP
Gregory L. Fear, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Juanice Middleton Colwell, PharmD, MBA, BCPP Rebecca A. Watson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCP
Victoria Firl, PharmD, BCPP Allison B. Miller, BCPP Shelby C. White, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Megan M. Foreman, PharmD, BCPP McKinley Mitchell, PharmD, BCPP Raeschell D. Williams, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Paige S. Gast, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Breanna L. Moody, PharmD, BCPP Christopher R. Wilson, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
Josh Gerving, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP Victoria Nguyen, PharmD, BCPP Peter A. Wirkowski, PharmD, BCPP
Leigh Gillies, PharmD, BCPP Jill L. Nofziger, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS Derek A. Yates, PharmD, BCPP
Teresa Grund, RPh, BCPS, BCPP Kathie E. Nowicki, PharmD, BCCP Josephine Zepeda, PharmD, BCPP
Karolina M. Grzesiak, PharmD, BCPP Megan O'Connell, PharmD, BCPP Justine Zick, PharmD, BCPP
Roi Gutierrez, BCCP Meissa C. O'Dell, PharmD, BCGP, BCPP  


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