Residency Listing

Orlando VA Medical Center
13800 Veterans Way (119)
Orlando, FL 32827
Code: 33020
NMS Code: 141013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jacqueline Byrd, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
(407) 631-2232
Director of Pharmacy: Jacqueline Kill, Pharm.D., BCPS
(407) 631-0119
Program Contact: Jacqueline Byrd, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
(407) 631-2232
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Estimated Stipend: 41098
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Established as a medical center in October 2006, the Orlando VA Medical Center is recognized as one of the Top 100 Companies in Central Florida for working families. The Orlando VA Medical Center includes a 120-bed Community Living Center in Lake Nona, a 60-bed Residential Rehabilitation Program (Domiciliary) in Lake Nona and a 56-bed Residential Rehabilitation Program (Domiciliary) located at Lake Baldwin, Outpatient Clinics in Lake Baldwin, Viera and Daytona Beach and four Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Clermont, Kissimmee, Tavares, and Orange City. The new Orlando VA Medical Center is part of a 650-acre health and life sciences park known as the Lake Nona Medical City. The 65-acre medical campus has 134-inpatient beds and provides acute care, complex specialty care, advanced diagnostic services, a large multispecialty outpatient clinic, and administrative and support services.

The Orlando VA Medical Center's Postgraduate Year One Pharmacy Residency Program was established in 2003 and is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. This PGY1 residency program provides a comprehensive training opportunity in a variety of practice settings. Rotations are available in a number of practice settings including acute care, ambulatory care, and long-term care. Professional development opportunities include participation in departmental and medical center committees, journal club presentations, case presentations, medication use evaluations, formulary reviews, continuing education presentations, projects and teaching. The program provides numerous opportunities for residents to develop effective teaching skills to educate patients, pharmacy students, medical residents, pharmacists, physicians and other members of the healthcare team. Upon graduation, residents will possess the clinical competencies, leadership and professional skills necessary to excel in diverse practice environments. Please visit our website for additional information:

Fringe Benefits:   Paid annual leave and sick leave (13 days per year each), ten paid holidays, immediate medical benefits, administrative leave to attend select professional meetings, part-time staffing at pharmacist pay rates available, shared office space, free parking.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S citizenship (program does not sponsor H1B Visas), complete PhORCAS application; 3 references utilizing PhORCAS standard form with narrative comment section completed.
Training Site Type: Ambulatory Care, Hospital, and Long-Term Care
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Total Beds: 154