This PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is conducted by Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in Arlington, Virginia in partnership with the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University in Winchester and Fairfax, Virginia. Rotations are completed at Virginia Hospital Center, an independent 394-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility.
The purpose of the program is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and 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 focus of this residency is to enhance skills in pharmacy leadership, pharmaceutical care, patient education, medication therapy monitoring, establishing therapeutic goals and communication with other healthcare providers. Our affiliation with Shenandoah University enables the residents to participate in a teaching and learning curriculum program and gain experience in lecturing, small group facilitation, as well as precepting pharmacy students.
Applicants should submit the following materials through PhORCAS:
Letter of Intent
Three References, including at least one from the following:
A Faculty Member
Patient Care Rotation Preceptor
References should complete the reference section in PhORCAS. Traditional letters of reference are not required.
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 2
NMS CODE: 236813
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 14, 2020
START DATE: June 15, 2020
About Virginia Hospital Center Pharmacy Residency Program
Virginia Hospital Center, designated as a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, is a 394-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility offering comprehensive healthcare and multiple, independently recognized Centers of Excellence.
Virginia Hospital Center has provided exceptional medical services to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for 75 years and was once again named a Leapfrog Top Hospital in 2018, and previously named one of America’s 100 Top Hospitals® and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics.
The Hospital is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – a national network of independent healthcare organizations.