This residency program aims to train pharmacists to provide pharmaceutical care, primarily to ambulatory, geriatric, mental health and long term care patients, participate as a member of the health care team, and provide education of patients, and health professionals. In addition, residents will learn to perform self-monitoring and demonstrate leadership through contributions to performance improvement. Residents will be encouraged to develop an approach to the profession that can lead to life-long learning and career satisfaction.
The residency will be conducted over one year. There will be both longitudinal and monthly rotational experiences. Rotations include Ambulatory Care, G&EC, Acute Care, Mental Health, Administrative, Patient Education & Community Service, and Teaching in Pharmacy Practice. Electives include Advanced PACT Telemedicine, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Hepatology, Drug Information, Mental Health Residential Rehab Treatment Program and PACT Pain and Inpatient Hospice.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Pharmacy Licensure in U.S. (within 2 months of start date)
Complete pre-employment background check and screening
Required Application Materials:
Register with ASHP Residency Matching Program
Complete the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
PhORCAS requirements include:
3 letters of recommendation
VA application form 10-2850b
About PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Located on 75-acres and beautifully landscaped, the Carl Vinson VAMC serves nearly 30,000 veterans in Middle and South Georgia. Over 800 employees provide outstanding comprehensive medical and mental health care to veterans daily