Residency Listing

Central Ohio VA Healthcare System
420 North James Road
(Pharmacy 119)
Columbus, OH 43219
Code: 44150
NMS Code: 123513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Thomas Grubaugh, RPh
(614) 257-5864
Fax: (614) 257-5231
Director of Pharmacy: Karen Corr, PharmD
(614) 257-5987
Program Contact: Thomas Grubaugh, RPh
(614) 257-5864
Fax: (614) 257-5231
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2020-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 42829
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The primary practice site for this PGY1 residency is an ambulatory care center. Residents will participate in several aspects of pharmacy practice including: patient counseling, drug information, research, quality improvement, P&T, and overview of management topics. Residents will receive training in various clinics including Anticoagulation, MTM (to include Diabetes, HTN, Lipids, and poly-pharmacy),  and Home Based Primary Care. Potential for training in Heme/Onc, Academic Detailing,  Tobacco Cessation and Hospital at Home. The rotations are longitudinal in design so residents will be able monitor the effects of their patient care activities. Residents will gain teaching experience by serving as preceptors for students from various universities.
Fringe Benefits:   Paid leave days: 13 days of vacation and sick leave; 10 federal holidays; health and life insurance; administrative leave for selected meetings; computers (PC/online); free parking.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. Citizenship; graduate of ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy; current pharmacist licensure or eligibility for licensure; Pharm.D. or equivalent experience; letter of intent; completed application; curriculum vitae; college transcripts; three letters of recommendation, review of written project; and interview.
Training Site Type: Ambulatory Care
Owner Affiliate: Government
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 40
Non-Professional Staff: 14
Site Special Features:   The Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center is part of the Central Ohio Veteran Affairs Healthcare System and provides Primary Care as well as specialty care to over 38,000 veterans in central Ohio. Clinical pharmacy is highly respected and an integral part of patient care activities. Pharmacists operate as independent practitioners and have a scope of practice that allows for medication initiation, adjustment, and monitoring. The clinic serves as a training site for pharmacy students from several universities.