Residency Listing

Bay Pines VA Healthcare System-Lee County HCC
Department of Pharmacy
2489 Diplomat Parkway East
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Code: 33750
NMS Code: 152913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Ming M Chow, Pharm.D., MS
(239) 652-1800 20172
Fax: (239) 652-1928
Director of Pharmacy: Gary L. Wilson, Pharm.D.
(727) 398-6661 ext.15631
Fax: (727) 398-9506
Program Contact: Carolyn Combs, Pharm.D., M.B.A, BCPS
(727) 398-6661 x15631
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-07
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 41166
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   NMS Code: 152913. This PGY1 pharmacy residency program with a focus in primary care at Lee County VA Healthcare Center is designed to develop clinical skills essential for a contemporary ambulatory care pharmacy practice. This program offers opportunities to work with health care professionals utilizing a patient aligned care team (PACT) model. Residents will work closely with clinical pharmacy specialists and the PACT teams in the management of multiple disease states including diabetes, anticoagulation, hypertension, heart failure, and hyperlipidemia. Emphasis is placed on communication and teaching skills, with extensive opportunities for staff development lectures and serving as preceptor for students. Residents receive certification in BLS; participate in medication-use evaluation, formulary management, pharmacy service, P&T and other multidisciplinary committees and complete an original research project that contributes to pharmaceutical care.
Fringe Benefits:   Ten paid holidays, health benefits, professional travel reimbursement, sick leave, administrative leave for professional meetings,annual leave, office space and onsite medical library.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree and United States citizenship. Must submit applications through PhORCAS.
Training Site Type: Ambulatory Clinics, and Long-term care
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Patients Enrolled:


Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 15
Non-Professional Staff: 5
Site Special Features:   Southwest Florida serves a large Veteran population, both young, returning from recent deployment, and aged Veterans from previous wars. The Lee County VA Healthcare Center is a state of the art clinic that opened on December 2012. The Lee County VA Healthcare Center provides a variety of clinical services such as Primary Care, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Cardiology, Urology, Orthopedics, Neurology, Pulmonary, ENT, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology/Optometry, Mental Health, Women's Healthcare, Telehealth Care, Audiology, Dental, and Anticoagulation clinic. Other services include Pharmacy, Laboratory, Imaging, Dietetics, Social Work, Prosthetics, Physical therapy & Occupational therapy, and Health Services Administration.