Residency Listing

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
Pharmacy Service (119), 1310 24th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Code: 54034
NMS Code: 699867
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Cardiology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Emily Young, Pharm.D., BCPS
(615) 970-0566
Fax: (615) 873-7881
Director of Pharmacy: Diane D Shackelford, Pharm.D., MHA
(615) 873-6867
Fax: (615) 873-8241
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo residency
Number of Positions: 1
Estimated Stipend: 44500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This program provides diverse experiences in cardiology to prepare the resident to function as a clinical specialist operating at the top of his/her license in either an inpatient or outpatient setting. Sample rotations include pharmacotherapy clinic, inpatient cardiology consult service, CCU, inpatient HF/transplant, and more. The resident will prepare a major research project and participate in other scholarly activities, precept pharmacy students in a layered learning model, and have an adjunct faculty appointment.
Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance, 13 vacation days (accrue 4 hours/2-week pay period), 10 paid holidays, sick leave, and authorized absence for professional meetings.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. citizen (VA requirement), completion of a PGY-1 ASHP accredited or pending accreditation program, and submission of an application package in PhORCAS.
Training Site Type: Hospital/Health System
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching
Patients Enrolled: 74586
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 73
Non-Professional Staff: 50
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 498
Average Daily Census: 369
Site Special Features:   This PGY2 residency provides experience in inpatient and outpatient cardiovascular care. The PGY2 resident will have opportunity to train in a large residency program of 8 PGY1 reisdents, 2 ambulatory care PGY2 residents, and2 psychiatry residents. Teaching and and precepting responsibilities are available through academic agreements with multiple schools of pharmacy, including University of Tennessee, Union University, Lipscomb University.