Residency Listing

East Alabama Medical Center
2000 Pepperell Parkway
Opelika, AL 36801
Code: 51500
NMS Code: 174213
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Danna Nelson, Pharm.D., BCPS
(334) 528-2474
Director of Pharmacy: Charles D. Beams, Jr., RPh
(334) 528-2473
Fax: (334) 528-1534
Program Contact: Danna Nelson, Pharm.D., BCPS
(334) 528-2474
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
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Estimated Stipend: 47840
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) offers a PGY1 ASHP-accredited residency program in affiliation with the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. The program provides residents opportunities to develop patient care, communication, problem-solving, administrative, leadership and clinical research abilities as a developing pharmacotherapy specialist within a structured learning environment. Residents provide all aspects of pharmacy services within hospital and ambulatory care settings. Residents participate in teaching experiences, manuscript preparation and present research at the regional and national level.

Fringe Benefits:   

The resident receives paid vacation days, sick leave, professional leave days, health insurance, meeting fees and professional travel reimbursement.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm. D., eligibility for licensure in Alabama, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae, references and letter of intent.Minimum GPA: 3.0.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
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Number of Medical Centers: 1
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Site Special Features:   

EAMC is an acute care regional referral center that was named in the top 100 Great Community Hospitals in 2014 by Hospital Review. EAMC was the first hospital in Alabama to achieve TJC Diabetes Certification in 2010, and has been identified as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. The pharmacy department is affiliated with Auburn University School of Pharmacy and strives to provide a dynamic and progressive approach to the delivery of patient care.