The Sheridan VA PGY1 Pharmacy Residency trains pharmacists in the setting of a rural VA health care system (VAHCS). The Sheridan VA is a mental health and primary care health care system for men and women who served their country in the Armed Forces. The Sheridan VAHCS main facility is located in Sheridan, Wyoming and it is a 205-bed medical center, with five Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Casper, Riverton, Cody (contracted), Gillette, and Rock Springs, Wyoming; two Telehealth Outreach Clinics located in Worland and Evanston, Wyoming; and one Outreach clinic in Afton, Wyoming.
Sheridan VA PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program builds on 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 conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
This unique program offers broad involvement in ambulatory care and mental health. Feedback from both residents and preceptors is valued and used to proactively customize each resident’s experience.
Mental Health – Inpatient
Mental Health – Outpatient
Geriatrics (Home Based Primary Care, Long Term Care, Hospice & Palliative Care)
Complimentary Pharmacy Management
Elective Rotation Choices
Rural Health / Care Coordination Home Telehealth
Informatics / Automation
Hospice & Palliative Care
Application Deadline - January 9th
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of pharmacy
Active pharmacy licensure or eligibility for licensure status
Letter of intent with explanation of candidate’s goals
The Sheridan VA Health Care System (SVAHCS), with its Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs), serves Veterans across three quarters of Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain Region. The Sheridan VA Health Care System’s main facility is in Sheridan, and it is a 205-bed medical center, with 54 buildings on a 296-acre campus. Our primary catchment area extends to veterans from Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Utah, and portions of Idaho and we serve as the psychiatry tertiary referral site for VISN 19. The bed complement includes 20 psychiatric, 20 medical, 50 extended care, 70 mental health residential beds, and a 45 Domiciliary Residential Treatment Program for Homeless Veterans. This system has five Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Casper, Riverton, Cody (contracted), Gillette, and Rock Springs, Wyoming; two Telehealth Outreach Clinics located in Worland and Evanston, Wyoming; and one Outreach clinic in Afton, Wyoming.