Each year at the Roseburg VA Health Care System, three residents are carefully selected for a one-year, ASHP-accredited program that begins mid-June. The purpose of our PGY1 pharmacy residency program is to build 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. The purpose of the Roseburg VA PGY1 pharmacy resident program is to develop clinical pharmacists who independently manage a caseload of patients with multiple disease states. Residents will work alongside board certified pharmacists with prescriptive authority and actively participate in patient management in a variety of clinical settings. Mornings consist of core and elective rotations; afternoons are devoted to longitudinal clinics.
About Our PGY2 Program
We accept one resident each year for a 12-month ASHP-accredited program that begins in early July. The resident will work directly with pharmacists who have scopes of practice, prescriptive authority, and manage patients with multiple disease states. Throughout the residency year, the resident will partake in longitudinal clinical experiences.
Our affiliations with pharmacy schools at Oregon State University and Pacific University facilitate the development of teaching skills with an elective opportunity to obtain a teaching certificate. Our preceptors are committed to supporting the residency program and assisting residents throughout the year.
We hope you will join us at the Roseburg VA Health Care System for your PGY1 residency year and the Eugene VA Health Care Center for your PGY2 residency year. We look forward to receiving your application!
United States citizen
Graduate of an accredited School or College of Pharmacy
Eligible for licensure within two months of starting residency program and ability to obtain licensure within 90 days after the start of residency
Valid pharmacy licensure from any state (PGY2)
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (PGY2)
Registered in the ASHP Resident Matching Program
Current Basic Life Support certification
Application Through PhORCAS
Letter of intent
Official pharmacy school transcripts
Three letters of recommendation using PhORCAS Standardized Reference Form from professional practitioners, including one letter from a pharmacy faculty member
Application materials must be submitted through PhORCAS by January 1st (both PGY1 & PGY2), NMS code: PGY1: 203713 and PGY2: 724465. If selected, prospective candidates are required to complete a four-hour onsite group interview with preceptors, including a presentation, clinical case scenario, and a tour of the facility.
For questions, please contact: VHAROS-PharmResidency@va.gov
About Roseburg VA Health Care System
The Roseburg VA Health Care System and its satellite clinics serve over 27,000 Veterans throughout Central and Southern Oregon & Northern California. Three satellite clinics provide care for Veterans in Eugene, North Bend, and Brookings. The Roseburg VA Medical Center campus is located in beautiful Roseburg, Oregon. Home to 22,000 people, Roseburg is situated along the Umpqua River. Scenic walking and bike trails along the river link the town’s parks.
The newly built Eugene VA Health Care Center (HCC) is located in beautiful Eugene, Oregon, which is home to the University of Oregon and is situated along the Willamette & McKenzie Rivers. Outpatient primary care, day surgery, laboratory, radiology, and pharmacy services are available at the HCC.