Residency Listing

West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
7305 N. Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33410
Code: 33550
NMS Code: 126113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Donna M. Beehrle-Hobbs, Pharm.D.
(561) 422-8544
Fax: (561) 422-7213
Director of Pharmacy: Nick P. Beckey, Pharm.D., BCPS
(561) 422-7208
Fax: (561) 422-7213
Program Contact: Donna M. Beehrle-Hobbs, Pharm.D.
(561) 422-8544
Fax: (561) 422-7213
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 1/10/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   NMS Code 126113 - traditional PGY1 program. The program is designed to provide the resident with the skills, knowledge, and expertise required to practice in a clinical environment. Our medical center offers a wide array of pharmaceutical services with an emphasis in primary care. Pharmacy services include pharmacotherapy clinics, cardiology clinic, infectious diseases, psychiatry, pain management and acute and critical care medicine. Residents are involved in teaching activities, in-services, and in preparing a major residency project. Our ultimate goal is to prepare the resident to become an active member of the primary health care team and obtain an in-depth working knowledge of all other areas of clinical and administrative pharmacy practice.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident is eligible for health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, uniforms, and some professional meeting fees.  
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. citizenship, ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. degree, GPA>3.0, pharmacy licensure in any state, official academic transcript (pharmacy school only), curriculum vitae, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation and an onsite interview. All applications to the program must be submitted through the PhORCAS system.
Training Site Type: VA Medical Center
Owner Affiliate: Federal Government
Model Type(s): Teaching (Acute Care, Nursing Home, Primary Care)
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 800
Non-Professional Staff: 1300
Number of Medical Centers: 170
Total Beds: 199
Average Daily Census: 90
Site Special Features:   Affiliated with eight colleges of pharmacy and six community-based clinics. Our facility is a center for excellence in primary care. The medical center is located in sunny south Florida. Cultural and recreational activities abound.