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Pharmacy Residency Program

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is built on Pharm.D. education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy resident training.

*Residents gain extensive experience in the ambulatory care setting, serve as a mid-level provider, and are active participants in all realms of pharmacy practice including leadership and management activities, clinical services and traditional pharmacist roles.

Benefits and compensation

  • Stipend ($41,742)

  • 13 days annual leave

  • 13 days sick leave

  • 9 federal holidays

  • Approved leave for training travel, federal benefits, and more

Core Rotations

  • Ambulatory care

  • Anticoagulation

  • Practice management
  • Geriatrics

  • Acute care

  • Inpatient mental health

  • Leadership and professional development
  • Staffing

Elective Rotations

Elective experiences will be tailored to meet the needs of each resident.  They may include but are not limited to the following options:

  • Oncology

  • Administration
  • Outpatient specialty care
  • Outpatient mental health
  • Pain management
  • Home based primary care
  • Substance use disorder
  • Academic detailing
  • More concentrated elective in one of the core rotations above

Application deadline

Monday, January 3, 2022

For more information, please email jenny.phabmixay@va.gov