Residency Listing

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System-Sarasota CBOC
Department of Pharmacy
5682 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34233
Code: 33007
NMS Code: 115913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Steven Totterdale, Pharm.D., BCACP
(941) 371-3349 x22977
Fax: (941) 504-4039
Director of Pharmacy: Gary L. Wilson, Pharm.D.
(727) 398-6661 ext.15631
Fax: (727) 398-9506
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 6/24/19
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

NMS code: 115913. This ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program is designed to develop clinical skills essential for a clinical pharmacy specialist and provide a basis to advance to a PGY2. Clinical pharmacy specialists practicing in Sarasota are a critical component of the patient aligned care team (PACT). Pharmacists and residents work intimately with the team in the management of multiple disease states. All clinical pharmacists practicing in Sarasota possess advanced scope of practices. Disease states managed include hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, heart failure. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to teach several group classes. Emphasis is placed on communication and teaching skills, with extensive opportunities for staff development lectures and serving as a preceptor for students. Residents receive certification in BLS; participate in medication-use evaluation, formulary management, P&T and other multidisciplinary committees and complete a practice based project.

Fringe Benefits:   

Ten paid holidays, health benefits, professional travel reimbursement as available, sick leave, administrative leave for professional meetings, annual leave, and office space.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree and United States citizenship. Must submit applications through PhORCAS
Training Site Type: Sarasota VA Primary Care Clinic/Ambulatory Care Clinic affiliated with Bay
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Patients Enrolled:


Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 34
Non-Professional Staff: 38
Site Special Features:   

The Sarasota VA Primary Care Clinic has been in existence since 1997. It is located in Sarasota, Florida about halfway between Bay Pines and Ft Myers, and only minutes from the beaches. Over 14,000 veterans are enrolled and receive care at the clinic. We provide comprehensive primary care to our patients and are affiliated with the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System for our acute and specialty care needs. In addition to primary care, the Sarasota VA also offers audiology, gynecology, podiatry, and minor surgical procedures. Sarasota VA is one of seven community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC) and is by far the largest. The pharmacists at the Sarasota VA Primary Care Clinic are affiliated with the University of Florida, LECOM, Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Atlantic School of Pharmacy and Mercer College of Pharmacy.