The Salem VAMC PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program provides a comprehensive, flexible training experience in a dynamic teaching hospital. The resident will actively participate in both the acute care and ambulatory practice settings. Exposure to inpatient practice areas include: Internal Medicine, Critical Care/Surgery, Psychiatry, and Geriatrics. Exposure to ambulatory practice areas include: Primary Care (PACT), Home-based Primary Care (HBPC), Anticoagulation Management, Infectious Disease, Psychiatry, and Pain. Ample didactic opportunities are available to educate patients and other clinical providers and staff. Pharmacy affiliations: Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia, Shenandoah University, Appalachian College of Pharmacy; may serve as preceptor for clerkship students during some rotations.
Applicants are required to have U.S. citizenship and a Pharm.D. from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy. Pharmacist licensure may be obtained in any of the 50 states. The following are requirements for application: academic transcripts, curriculum vitae (CV), letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation.
Candidates should complete a standard application in PhORCAS by January 1, 2020.
About Salem VA Medical Center
The Salem VA Medical Center is nestled between the Blue Ridge and Alleghany mountains in Southwestern Virginia. The hospital is a tertiary care, complexity level 1c facility affiliated with the University of Virginia, the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Salem VAMC is designated as a center of excellence in our Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) for both primary care and psychiatry.