The PGY1 pharmacy practice residency program is a one-year, full-time residency program accredited by ASHP currently with 3 positions available. The PYG1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (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 residency training.
Clinical, operational, and educational aspects of pharmacy practice are emphasized during this training experience. Residents will complete rotations including ambulatory care, internal medicine, geriatrics, primary care, and anticoagulation. Other opportunities may be available based on resident interest. Residents will complete and present a primary research project. They will also participate in the UK College of Pharmacy teaching certificate program, which incorporates didactic lecturing, small group/lab facilitation and precepting Doctor of Pharmacy students on clerkship rotations. Longitudinal experiences are integrated into the program, including pharmacist coordinated clinics (e.g., mental health, chf), formulary management, and administration.
Please include all for the following:
3 Phorcas references
Official college transcripts
Class Ranking notation from pharmacy school
Letter of interest
VA Application - http://www.va.gov/VAForms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850c-fill.pdf
Application Deadline is December 31. Submit all application materials via PhORCAS.
About Lexington VA Medical Center
The Lexington VA Medical Center is a fully accredited, two-division, tertiary care medical facility. The Leestown Division, established in 1931, has a Community Living Center with hospice and respite services, primary care, home based primary care, prosthetics, optometry, mental health and substance abuse treatment, women’s health, acute rehabilitation, and post-traumatic stress disorder residential rehabilitation treatment.
The Cooper Division, established in 1973, was built adjacent to the University of Kentucky, and offers specialty outpatient care, inpatient acute medical, neurological, surgical and psychiatric care.
The medical center is part of the VA Mid-South Healthcare Network , and provides care to over 33,000 Veterans each year. The health-system serves the central and eastern Kentucky areas, and is affiliated with the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.