Residency Listing

Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1030 Jefferson Avenue (119)
Memphis, TN 38104
Code: 54200
NMS Code: 190213
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Joshua W Sullivan, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS,CGP
(901) 577-7363
Fax: (901) 577-7306
Director of Pharmacy: Kevin L. Freeman, Pharm.D., BCNSP
(901) 577-7363
Fax: (901) 577-7306
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 7
Application Deadline: 2018-12-31
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 41533
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: No
Residency Special Features:   This program emphasizes training through role models engaged in full-time clinical practice on medical, ICU, psychiatry, ambulatory care, geriatric, surgical, and nutritional support services. Other practice sites include the home based primary care, palliative care, emergency room, and spinal cord injury service. Clinical practice includes providing therapeutic consultations, pharmacokinetic consultations, drug information service, drug-use evaluations, and antibiotic surveillance on an ongoing basis. Residents provide care in ambulatory care programs with general and specialty clinics that allow for continuity of patient care. Residents receive experience in practice management and serve on numerous medical center committees while providing clinical services that are an integral component of patient care. Residents also participate in research opportunities centered around pharmacoeconomic and patient outcomes.
Fringe Benefits:   Sick leave and annual leave are accrued, and time spent in the program counts as federal employment for the purposes of retirement and other employee benefits.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. Citizenship, pharmacy license, Pharm.D. from accredited College of Pharmacy. Completed PhORCAS application with letter of intent, transcripts, CV and three letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, Acute Care
Patients Enrolled:


Professional Staff: 60
Non-Professional Staff: 43
Total Beds: 250
Average Daily Census: 170
Site Special Features:   The VA Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and Union University College of Pharmacy. It is part of the mid-South's largest medical teaching complex providing training for all health care practitioners. This relationship with the College of Pharmacy allows residents the opportunity to develop clinical teaching and lecture skills. VAMC-Memphis is an ideal training site for pharmacy practitioners because of its long-standing clinical pharmacy practice, educational, and research programs.