Residency Listing

Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
1111 East End Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Code: 23007
NMS Code: 129513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Tarannum Mansuri, Pharm. D., BCACP
(570) 824-3521 4814
Fax: (570) 821-7236
Email: tarannum.mansuri@va.gov
  
Director of Pharmacy: Donna Tigue, R.Ph.
Fax: (570) 821-7236
Email: Donna.Tigue@va.gov
  
Program Contact: Tarannum Mansuri, Pharm. D., BCACP
(570) 824-3521 4814
Fax: (570) 821-7236
Email: tarannum.mansuri@va.gov
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month/residency
Number of Positions: 4
Estimated Stipend: 41098
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   The goal of the residency is the enhancement of resident competency in all areas of pharmacy practice. The resident is responsible for treating patients in clinical pharmacist operated clinics including anticoagulation, hepatitis, research and cardiovascular risk reduction clinics. Other areas of involvement include research, primary care, extended care, drug information and administration. Residents present lectures and in-services and prepare a major project. The resident will participate in P&T, Infection Control, R&D meetings.
 
Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives affordable Health, Dental, Liability Insurance, 13 days of annual leave and 13 sick days, 10 Holidays, Travel reimbursement for Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Conference.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD., US citizenship and eligibility for licensure.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital, ambulatory care, long-term care
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 600
Non-Professional Staff: 500
Number of Medical Centers: 7
Total Beds: 161
Average Daily Census: 123
Site Special Features:   The Wilkes-Barre VAMC service area consists of 19 counties with a veteran population of 183,839. There were approximately 381,661 in FY 2010 among the Medical Center and Community Outpatient Clinics. Over 100 academic affiliations are maintained with colleges and Universities.