Residency Listing

Piedmont Athens Regional
1199 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606
Code: 34039
NMS Code: 270513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate
Residency Program Director: Becky Waltman, Pharm.D., BCPS
(706) 475-5970
Fax: (706) 475-6927
Director of Pharmacy: Don Tyson, Pharm.D., BCPS
(706) 475-4438
Fax: (706) 475-6927
Program Contact: Becky Waltman, Pharm.D., BCPS
(706) 475-5970
Fax: (706) 475-6927
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 2
Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The 12-month program provides pharmacists with the knowledge, abilities, experience and critical thinking skills necessary to become a competent pharmacy practitioner.   Residents will have learning experiences in adult medicine, critical care, emergency medicine, ambulatory care,  antimicrobial stewardship, neonatal and anticoagulation services.  Piedmont Athens Regional provides an integrated practice experience with a certified ACGME Internal Medicine Residents. Residents will also help precept students from The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   Ten days' vacation, up to 10 days of professional leave, health insurance at minimal expense, and professional meeting travel assistance.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. from an accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for licensure in Georgia, college transcripts, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a letter of intent.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 33
Non-Professional Staff: 42
Total Beds: 360
Average Daily Census: 300
Site Special Features:   Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center is a 360-bed non-profit hospital and regional referral center serving a 17-county service area in Athens and northeast Georgia. Piedmont Athens Regional is the second largest employer in the region and has earned national recognition for patient experience and comprehensive care.   Piedmont Athens Regional is the first Georgia affiliate for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and is the Official Healthcare Provider for the University of Georgia Athletic Association.