Residency Listing

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
820 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
Code: 41600
NMS Code: 185513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Milica Jovic, Pharm.D., BCACP
(312) 469-4870
Fax: (312) 569-8122
Director of Pharmacy: Richard J Rooney, B.S., Pharm.D.
(312) 569-7103
Fax: (312) 569-8122
Program Contact: Milica Jovic, Pharm.D., BCACP
(312) 469-4870
Fax: (312) 569-8122
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 12/29/2018
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 45158
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Our program targets core areas of pharmacy practice, with emphasis on ambulatory care; an integrated inpatient/outpatient team approach to patient care is fostered. The program accommodates for individual experience and specific areas of interest. The program provides residents with a broad range of experience in pharmacy management and leadership practice under the coordination of a proven pharmacy management team. As well, the resident participates in training Pharm.D. candidates.
Fringe Benefits:   Thirteen paid days of vacation, 13 sick days, 10 holidays, administrative leave for attendance at professional meetings.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree, U.S. citizenship. Three letters of recommendation, college transcripts, onsite interview, eligibility for licensure, and a letter of intent.
Training Site Type: Hospital and Ambulatory Care
Owner Affiliate: Government for VA
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute & Ambulatory Care
Patients Enrolled: 44000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 60
Non-Professional Staff: 60
Total Beds: 200
Average Daily Census: 120
Site Special Features:   The Jesse Brown VA Medical Center has active affiliations with the Northwestern University Medical School and the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and Pharmacy. Over 900 University residents, interns, and students are trained at the facility. Clinical pharmacists provide pharmaceutical care to the inpatient population; and ambulatory care involvement includes pharmacy-managed clinics as well as functioning in integrated multidisciplinary primary care clinics consisting of pharmacists, physicians, and nurses.