Residency Listing

Shady Grove Medical Center - Adventist HealthCare
9901 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Code: 35026
NMS Code: 252313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Elham Hekmat, Pharm.D., BCPS
(240) 826-6362
Fax: (240) 826-5305
Email: ehekmat@ahm.com
  
Director of Pharmacy: Joie Damico, Pharm. D., BCPS, MBA
(240) 826-6156
Fax: (240) 826-5305
Email: jdamico@ahm.com
  
Program Contact: Elham Hekmat, Pharm.D., BCPS
(240) 826-6362
Fax: (240) 826-5305
Email: ehekmat@ahm.com
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2018-01-01
Estimated Stipend: 47000
Interview Required: Yes
 
Multisite: No
Residency Special Features:   The PGYI pharmacy residency program at Shady Grove Medical Center is designed to provide its residents with the skills and knowledge to become competent and independent pharmacy practitioners, able to provide pharmaceutical care in various environments. This residency program provides full range of inpatient rotations, such as Internal medicine, critical care, NICU, Pediatrics,  antimicrobial stewardship,  administrative, emergency medicine,  informatics and oncology.  Residents will have the opportunity to enroll in a Teaching Certificate Program through the University of Maryland. The program also requires formal case presentations, in-services, journal clubs, and a longitudinal research project. Residents receive paid time travel expenses to attend specified National and State Conferences: ASHP Mid-Year conference and Eastern States Residency Conference.
 
Fringe Benefits:   The residents receive health insurance, paid leave, parking, and professional travel reimbursement.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD degree from an accredited pharmacy school and eligibility for licensure in Maryland. Licensure must be obtained no later than September 1st. Applicants should submit all materials via PhORCAS.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Model Type(s): Acute Care
Total Beds: 444
Site Special Features:   Shady Grove Medical Center is a 444-bed community hospital in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. We are one of the two flagship acute-care hospitals for Adventist HealthCare, a not-for-profit, faith-based organization that also includes rehabilitation hospital and outpatient services, as well as home health care. Shady Grove is known in our community for its quality, compassionate care. We have earned national recognition for cardiac and vascular services, cancer care, and surgical services including joint replacement and bariatrics. Our emergency room is among the busiest in the state, and we are home to  robust maternity services. We also provide inpatient and outpatient mental health care for children and adults.   Our pharmacy has academic affiliations with University of Maryland, Howard University and Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy.