Residency Listing

Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center
3701 Loop Road, East
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Code: 51105
NMS Code: 202113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kimberly N Roberts , Pharm.D., BCGP
(205) 554-2000 3761
Fax: (205) 554-2945
Director of Pharmacy: Kimberly N Roberts , Pharm.D., BCGP
(205) 554-2000 3761
Fax: (205) 554-2945
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 41166
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This PGY1 pharmacy residency is a 12 month program designed to develop the resident's skills and competency in providing patient-centered care as part of an interdisciplinary team with a focus in primary care, mental health, and geriatrics. Learning experiences will include pharmacist run anticoagulation & medication management clinics in primary care, inpatient mental health (including acute psychiatry and mental health residential rehab programs), geriatrics (including long-term care and medicine), pharmacy management, inpatient/outpatient staffing, and home-based primary care. During the course of the residency year the resident will complete a Medication Use Evaluation (MUE), one drug monograph update, two department newsletters, two educational in-services to the medical and/or pharmacy staff, two community service projects, and a formal presentation of their residency research project. Residents will also have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students during their learning experiences. Residents can also elect to obtain a Teaching and Learning Certificate from Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy in Birmingham.

Fringe Benefits:   13 days of vacation leave, sick leave, and 10 federal holidays. Health and life insurance options.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

U.S. Citizenship; PharmD degree from an accredited school of pharmacy; PHORCAS application; pharmacy school transcripts; three letters of recommendation; curriculum vitae; letter of intent; eligibility for licensure in any state.

Training Site Type:

Hospital, Ambulatory Care, Long-Term Care

Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 25
Non-Professional Staff: 15
Total Beds: 293
Average Daily Census: 250
Site Special Features:   

The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center is located on a beautiful 125 acre campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Medical Center provides primary care, long-term health care, and mental health care services to eligible veterans. Clinical Pharmacists are extensively involved in the Primary Care Clinics to help manage anticoagulation, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, Hepatitis C, and other disease states. Clinical Pharmacists are also involved in inpatient mental health, long term care, and home based primary care.