Residency Special Features:The primary practice site for this PGY1 residency is an ambulatory care center. Residents will participate in several aspects of pharmacy practice including: patient counseling, drug information, research, quality improvement, P&T, and overview of management topics. Residents will receive training in various clinics including Anticoagulation, MTM (to include Diabetes, HTN, Lipids, and polypharmacy), and Home Based Primary Care. Potential for training in Tobacco Cessation, Pain Clinic, and Outpatient Oncology. The rotations are longitudinal in design so residents will be able monitor the effects of their patient care activities. Residents will gain teaching experience by serving as preceptors for students from various universities. The expectation of the program is that the resident will become a confident provider in an outpatient setting and deliver excellent patient care. The skills learned during this residency will allow the resident to immediately start practice and develop new outpatient programs if needed.
Requirements for Federal Government Employment and additional applications materials: U.S. Citizenship; graduate of ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy; current pharmacist licensure or eligibility for licensure; Pharm.D. or equivalent experience; letter of intent; completed application; curriculum vitae; college transcripts; three letters of recommendation, review of written project; and interview.
About VA of Central Ohio Chalmers P. Wylie Ambulatory Care Center
The VA of Central Ohio Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center is part of the Department of Veterans Affairs Health System and provides primary and specialty outpatient care to veterans in Central Ohio. Clinical pharmacy is highly respected and an integral part of patient care activities. Additionally, the clinic operates four community based outpatient clinics. The Ambulatory Care Center is located 10 minutes from The Ohio State University and serves as a PharmD training site for The Ohio State University, Ohio Northern University and the University of Findlay.
The PGY1 residency program conducted by the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center is accredited by ASHP. Residents may receive training in various clinics and areas of disease state management including Anticoagulation, Pharmacy MTM (Diabetes, Lipid, and Hypertension), Smoking Cessation, and Home Based Primary Care. Residents will also spend time in the counseling and dispensing area of the main outpatient pharmacy. Residents participate in many aspects of pharmacy practice including pharmaceutical care, drug information, staff education, pharmacy research projects, quality improvement, pharmacy and therapeu...tics, medication use evaluations, management, and informatics. Residents will gain teaching experience by serving as co-preceptors for Pharm.D students from various schools