Residency Listing

Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center
79 Middleville Road
Northport, NY 11768
Code: 22038
NMS Code: 200813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Toi Y. Lam, Pharm.D., BCPS
(631) 261-4400 x2003
Fax: (631) 266-6023
Email: Toi.Lam@va.gov
  
Director of Pharmacy: Robert J Ruggiero, Pharm.D.
(631) 261-4400 x2611
Fax: (631) 266-6023
Email: robert.ruggiero@va.gov
  
Program Contact: Toi Y. Lam, Pharm.D., BCPS
(631) 261-4400 x2003
Fax: (631) 266-6023
Email: Toi.Lam@va.gov
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 12/31/2016
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 46339
 
Residency Special Features:   This program places an emphasis on pharmaceutical care which is provided by participation in pharmacy-managed anticoagulation/epogen clinic, primary care medication management clinic. Other learning experiences exist through drug-use evaluation, psychiatry, antibiotic surveillance, pharmacy practice management, adverse drug reaction monitoring, long-term care, and investigational drugs.
 
Fringe Benefits:   Health and life insurance. Housing is available. Paid vacation/holidays/sick leave.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Citizenship, Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited school of pharmacy. Eligible for licensure from any state within 2 months of acceptance.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching/Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 41
Non-Professional Staff: 38
Total Beds: 336
Average Daily Census: 240
Site Special Features:   The Northport VAMC is a tertiary care facility located on the north shore of Long Island. Medical, surgical, and psychiatric care programs are provided in acute and long-term treatment models, including a rehabilitation center, a 10-bed intensive care unit, a 12-bed post-traumatic stress disorder unit, and 126 nursing home beds. Pharmacy provides comprehensive computerized and automated distributive services. Northport VAMC is affiliated with the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Albany College of Pharmacy and St. John’s University College of Pharmacy.