Residency Listing

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
Pharmacy Service (119)
5000 South Fifth Avenue
Hines, IL 60141
Code: 41800
NMS Code: 166813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Julie M. Stein, Pharm.D., VHA-CM
(708) 202-8387 x23184
Fax: (708) 202-2088
Director of Pharmacy: Freddy Tadros, Pharm.D., BCPS
(708) 202-8387 x25620
Fax: (708) 202-2088
Program Contact: Julie M. Stein, Pharm.D., VHA-CM
(708) 202-8387 x23184
Fax: (708) 202-2088
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 6
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The residency is directed at providing experience in a broad area of pharmacy practice including ambulatory care, general medicine, infectious diseases, geriatrics and extended care, psychiatry, critical care, anticoagulation, and pharmacy administration. Resident presents journal clubs, in-services, and formal presentations and completes a major project of original investigation. The resident may also serve as preceptor for pharmacy clerkship students. The goal / purpose of the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program is to prepare pharmacist clinicians for patient care positions, adjunct faculty positions, or for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training in area of choice.

Fringe Benefits:   

The resident receives paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, and free parking.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

U.S. citizenship, Pharm.D. degree or equivalent experience, eligibility for licensure in the United States, academic transcript, curriculum vitae, letter of interest, three letters of recommendation, and essay.

Training Site Type: Hospital, Ambulatory Care, PBM, Long-term Care
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, PBM
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 76
Non-Professional Staff: 49
Number of Medical Centers: 7
Total Beds: 480
Average Daily Census: 324
Site Special Features:   

Hines VA Hospital is a comprehensive health care center serving the veteran population of the greater metropolitan Chicago and northwest Indiana regions. In addition to the more traditional services, Hines is a referral center for spinal cord injury, psychiatric and substance abuse, geriatric assessment and blind rehabilatation. Ambulatory care services are provided to approximately 59,000 veterans in the numerous general medicine and specialty clinics. Hines has an integrated research program encompassing HSR&D and a cooperative studies programs.