Residency Listing

Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center
50 Irving Street, N.W. (119)
Washington, DC 20422
Code: 32201
NMS Code: 148313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jasmine Carpenter, Pharm. D., BCPS, BCPP
(202) 745-8000 ext 55435
Fax: (202) 745-8611
Director of Pharmacy: Ivan P Cephas, Pharm.D.
(202) 745-8000 ext 55893
Fax: (202) 745-8639
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 44921
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This program focuses on pharmacy practice in our primary care teams for medicine, psychiatry, geriatrics, and anticoagulation. Additional training is provided in the areas of internal medicine, drug information and administration/management. Extensive involvement in ensuring continuity of care is provided for each of the primary care teams. Additional elective rotations in infectious diseases, geriatrics/home based primary care, oncology and mental health are available. Residents present in-services to the pharmacy/medical/nursing staff. A major research project is required as part of the residency training. The resident may also serve as a preceptor for fourth-year pharmacy clerkship students during their rotations.

Fringe Benefits:   

Thirteen (13) days each of annual and sick leave and paid leave for professional meetings. Insurance is also provided (health & life).

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

United States citizenship, Pharm.D. degree preferred, three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, academic transcript, and pharmacy licensure eligibility.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Federal Government
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Patients Enrolled: 29000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Total Beds: 372
Average Daily Census: 278
Site Special Features:   

The Washington, D.C., VAMC is a tertiary care teaching facility providing primary care services in medicine, lipids, anticoagulation, mental health, and geriatrics (including a 120-bed nursing home). Specialized services are also offered in surgery, oncology, and infectious diseases. Inpatient pharmacy services encompass centralized unit dose and I.V. admixtures, including TPN and chemotherapy.