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Pharmacy Residency Program

The Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center is pleased to offer a postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy residency with two positions and is accredited with the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).

The Jonahan M. Wainwright VA's PGY1 pharmacy residency is a 12-month program designed to build on upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of medical conditions, eligible for board certification and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. You're invited to train with Jonathan M. Wainwright VA's pharmacy team!

Application qualifications

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in one of the States, territories of the United States or District of Columbia 
  • United States citizenship
  • Participation in the ASHP matching program application process (all application materials must be submitted through the pharmacy online residency centralized application (PhORCAS) by the first Friday in January)
  • Official school or college of pharmacy transcript
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendations using the standardized reference template in PhORCAS
  • Selected applicants will be invited to participate in a virtual interview in late January or early February

Program contact information

     Theresa Echaiz, PharmD, BCPS
     PGY1 Residency Program Director     
     Clinical Pharmacy Practitioner    

     Kara Partridge, PharmD
     PGY1 Residency Program Coordinator
    Clinical Pharmacy Provider  

Program brochure

Please review the following program handout for additional details and how to apply: