Residency Listing

Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
751 South Bascom Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128
Code: 92043
NMS Code: *118513,118521,118522
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mai-ly Nguyen, RPh
Director of Pharmacy: Narinder Singh, Pharm.D., MBA
(408) 885-2300
Fax: (408) 885-5822
Program Contact: Caroline L Ko, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
(408) 885-2319
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 13
Application Deadline: 2019-01-03
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   ***Phase II Information***
Contact person:
Caroline Ko, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Interim Residency Coordinator

Application will require the same materials as Phase I. Please apply via PhORCAS by Wednesday March 20th.

NMS Code 118513 - traditional PGY1 pharmacy residency with an acute care focus
NMS Code 118521 - traditional PGY1 pharmacy residency with an academic track
NMS Code 118522 - traditional PGY1 pharmacy residency with an ambulatory care focus.

The SCVMC Hospital & Clinics PGY1 Residency Program is a one-year postgraduate program that provides training and experience in the provision of pharmaceutical care and quality medication education to a diverse patient population in various areas of pharmacy practice. The goals of the program are to foster development of leadership, professional education, and comprehensive clinical practice skills such that residents will become effective and marketable pharmaceutical care providers in a variety of practice settings.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Graduation from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy, favorable recommendation letters, eligibility for licensure in the state of California, and a writing sample (see residency website for more details).
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Santa Clara County
Model Type(s): Teaching/Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 84
Non-Professional Staff: 68
Total Beds: 731
Average Daily Census: 340
Site Special Features:   SCVMC Hospital & Clinics is a nationally recognized public health care facility that is affiliated with the Stanford School of Medicine and the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy. The Rehabilitation Center ranks among the nation's top 10 programs for patients with spinal cord injuries/brain injuries. Pharmacy staff preceptors lecture at local and regional conferences, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and hold offices in professional organizations.