Residency Listing

Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center
1201 Broad Rock Boulevard
c/o Pharmacy Service (119F)
Richmond, VA 23249
Code: 38101
NMS Code: *290613,290621
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Meredith Bremer, Pharm. D. BCPS
(804) 675-5000 x2650
Fax: (804) 675-5165
Director of Pharmacy: William Lipps, PharmD
(804) 675-5292
Fax: (804) 675-5165
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 2019-01-04
Estimated Stipend: 42034
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 290613 - for the traditional PGY-1 pharmacy residency; NMS Code 290621 - for the PGY1 pharmacy residency in a psychiatry setting. Learning experiences are offered in several areas of pharmacy practice, including: primary care clinics with focus on cardiovascular risk reduction, diabetes, lipid management; anticoagulation; acute care in critical care, internal medicine, spinal cord injury; transitional care; drug information; psychiatry; polytrauma and rehabilitation; geriatrics; pharmacy administration; infectious disease. Elective opportunities are available. Residents operate under their preceptors' scopes of practice and prescriptive authority. Residents serve as adjunct faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Pharmacy. Teaching & Learning Certificate Program is available in conjunction with VCU School of Pharmacy. Each resident completes an MUE and residency project; the latter is presented at a regional residency conference in the spring of the residency year. Inpatient staffing is required. 
Fringe Benefits:   Our PGY-1 residents each receive a competitive stipend, health benefits, sick leave and vacation time. Administrative leave can be authorized for attendance at two professional meetings throughout the year. Once licensed, residents are eligible for a dual appointment; dual appointment allows for residents to be paid pharmacist wages for weekend staffing.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   US citizenship required. Must possess a PharmD degree from an accredited school of pharmacy.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government (VA facility)
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 40
Total Beds: 400
Average Daily Census: 300
Site Special Features:   The Hunter Holmes McGuire (Richmond) VA Medical Center is tertiary care medical center. Offering a wide variety of services and specialties, we are one of the flagship VA sites in the Department of Veterans Affairs. We utilize a comprehensive electronic medical record. We are closely affiliated with the VCU Health System and VCU School of Pharmacy.