Residency Listing

VA Maryland Health Care System
10 North Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Code: 35202
NMS Code: 151913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kathleen A. Perez, Pharm.D., CGP
(410) 605-7000 4502
Fax: (410) 605-7852
Director of Pharmacy: Eugene M. DeLara, Pharm.D., MBA
(410) 605-7108
Fax: (410) 605-7852
Program Contact: Kathleen A. Perez, Pharm.D., CGP
(410) 605-7000 4502
Fax: (410) 605-7852
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/7/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 46159
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This program is designed to 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. This residency places emphasis on clinical and distributive pharmacy services, using a comprehensive, hands-on, clinically focused approach. Program emphasizes broad-based clinical training. Core rotations for this PGY-1 program include: hospital pharmacy, internal medicine, cardiology, long-term care, critical care, psychiatry, ambulatory care and practice management. A selection of elective rotations includes surgery, infectious disease/antimicrobial stewardship and palliative care. Residents may serve as preceptors for Pharm.D students. Journal club, case presentations as well as formal Pharmacotherapy Rounds are required and other professional activities are included that provide regular interaction with other Baltimore area Pharmacy Residents. The resident is also required to conduct a residency project for presentation at the Eastern States Residency Conference.

Fringe Benefits:   Thirteen vacation and thirteen sick days, 10 paid federal holidays, administrative leave to attend selected professional meetings, health insurance, compensation for required monthly staffing.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

PharmD degree, U.S. citizenship, eligibility for licensure in any U.S. state. Applications will be accepted through PhORACS™: Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service ONLY. Application must include: Letter of intent specific to the VAMCHS, three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and pharmacy school transcripts.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Federal Government
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 36
Number of Medical Centers: 3
Total Beds: 727
Average Daily Census: 585
Site Special Features:   

The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a multi-facility network of medical centers and clinics with a total of 727 operating beds and seven outpatient clinics serving over 55,000 patients throughout the state of Maryland. The VAMHCS utilizes computerized patient record system (CPRS), barcode medication administration (BCMA) and physician order entry. Teaching opportunities at The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy include lecturing, leading small group discussions and conducting practice lab sessions.