Residency Listing

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.
2101 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852
Code: 35200
NMS Code: *149813,149821
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kristen M. Fink, PharmD., BCPS, CDE
(240) 495-5334
Director of Pharmacy: Kristen M. Fink, PharmD., BCPS, CDE
(240) 495-5334
Program Contact: Kristen M. Fink, PharmD., BCPS, CDE
(240) 495-5334
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 149813 - Maryland; NMS Code 149821 - Virginia; Unique opportunity to develop expertise in ambulatory care pharmacotherapy within the largest integrated health care delivery system.
PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
During this 12 month PGY1 residency program focused in ambulatory care, you will integrate clinical, administrative, and leadership skills and cultivate a philosophy of practice that embraces being responsible to your patients, your fellow healthcare providers, the organization and the public for optimal drug therapy outcomes.
Ambulatory Care Clinic experiences include primarycare,anticoagulation, transitional care, and medication therapy management. Additional experiences include formulary management, medication and patient safety, leadership and administration, teaching skills and patient counseling and distribution. Elective opportunities include pharmacy informatics, hepatology, ID/ HIV, pediatrics, nephrology, oncology, critical decision unit and infusion. Teaching opportunities include monthly student journal club and topic discussions, CME accredited educational programs, patient education classesand pharmacy practice labs at a local School of Pharmacy. Participation in a teaching certificate program is optional.
Fringe Benefits:   Medical, dental and vision coverage. Vacation leave in addition to 8 annual holidays. Educational fund to support travel to ASHP Midyear and Eastern States Residency Conference.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Application is required through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree preferred from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Pharmacy School transcripts
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • One (1) writing sample
Examples include newsletter articles and patient or provider education materials etc. Unacceptable writing samples are power point presentations, SOAP notes, drug monographs and journal critiques.
  • Application to the National Matching Service
Kaiser Permanente Program Code for Maryland/DC: 149813

Kaiser Permanente Program Code for Virginia: 149821

Additional Information about the National Matching Service can be found though the ASHP website at:
  • Pharmacy licensure required in Maryland and Virginia for all Residents. Primary licensure is required within 3 weeks of the residency start date and licensure in the alternate location, either Maryland or Virginia, is required within 90 days of the start date. DC licensure is strongly encouraged.
Please contact Residency Director for additional information.
Training Site Type: Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Owner Affiliate: Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States Region
Model Type(s): Group model HMO
Patients Enrolled: 700000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 377
Non-Professional Staff: 399
Number of Medical Centers: 30
Site Special Features:   Located in the Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and suburban Maryland including Baltimore., the Mid-Atlantic region offers endless professional, cultural, and social opportunities.