Residency Listing

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
4300 West 7th Street (119LR)
Little Rock, AR 72205
http://www.littlerock.va.gov/services/pharmacy/residency.asp
Code: 71200
NMS Code: 189713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Angela D. Gordon, Pharm.D., BCPS
(501) 257-6364
Fax: (501) 257-6361
Email: angela.gordon@va.gov
  
Director of Pharmacy: Tracy M. Mosby, Pharm.D., MBA
(501) 257-6340
Fax: (501) 257-6341
Email: tracy.mosby@va.gov
  
Program Contact: Angela D. Gordon, Pharm.D., BCPS
(501) 257-6364
Fax: (501) 257-6361
Email: angela.gordon@va.gov
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 2018-01-03
Estimated Stipend: 41166
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   The clinical focus includes ambulatory care, geriatrics, medicine, and critical care with interdisciplinary teams in most practice areas. Committee involvement is a longitudinal experience and intensive time is spent with pharmacy administration. Electives are available in variety of practice areas such as oncology, cardiology, mental health, and infectious disease. Residents will participate in the Teaching Certificate Program offered by the UAMS College of Pharmacy. Residents are responsible for didactic and experiential teaching of pharmacy students.
 
Fringe Benefits:   Thirteen days each of vacation leave and sick leave, paid leave for approved professional meetings and ten paid holidays.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   CAVHS will accept residency applications through PhORCAS only.
Application requirements include:
1. Completed CAVHS Residency application form (include with supplemental documents): https://www.littlerock.va.gov/services/pharmacy/PGY1_application_2018_2019.pdf
2. Current curriculum vitae
3. Official transcript from an ACPE accredited pharmacy program
4. Letter of intent
5. Proof of U.S. Citizenship (include with supplemental documents)
6. Three references using recommendations form in PhORCAS
7. Intern License (For states that have them) or Pharmacist License (Include with supplemental documents)
8. Pharm.D. degree or eligible for pharmacy licensure in one of the 50 United States (must be licensed within 90 days of start of residency.Visit our website for more details on the application process.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital, Ambulatory Care, Nursing Home, Home Care
Owner Affiliate: Federal
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Patients Enrolled: 75000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 90
Non-Professional Staff: 60
Total Beds: 551
Average Daily Census: 362
Site Special Features:   The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS) is a tertiary care, teaching facility that serves as the primary health care provider for more than 88,000 Veterans in Arkansas and is a referral center for VA Medical Centers in surrounding states. CAVHS is a busy health care center, logging over 1.2 million ambulatory care clinic visits each year. This includes satellite clinics in Searcy, Pine Bluff, Conway, Mena, El Dorado, Mountain Home, Hot Springs, and Russellville.
CAVHS provides healthcare services on two main campuses, the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital located near downtown Little Rock and the Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center, located approximately 7 miles away in North Little Rock. Comprehensive healthcare is provided through primary, tertiary, and long-term care. General medicine and surgical services are offered as well as many specialty areas. Both campuses have an inpatient and outpatient pharmacy. CAVHS is physically connected to and has an academic affiliation with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, home to the UAMS College of Pharmacy.