Residency Listing

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Avenue LJ-18
La Jolla, CA 92037
Code: 92044
NMS Code: 191113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Troy A. Drysdale, Pharm.D.
(858) 824-8073
Director of Pharmacy: Ryan Figuerado, Pharm.D., BCPS
(858) 824-8071
Program Contact: Troy A. Drysdale, Pharm.D.
(858) 824-8073
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo./ residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2018-01-05
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 48000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The program is designed to develop clinical skills in the acute care setting through the practice of evidence based medicine and collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. The resident will have frequent interactions with independent attending physicians in all areas of specialty as well as family medicine residents and cardiology fellows training in electrophysiology. Required rotations include cardiology, critical care, infectious diseases, internal medicine, orientation and transitions of care. Through longitudinal experiences the resident with have opportunity to mature one's own practice and better understand how to manage the medication use process. Residents will participate in a regional teaching certificate program and have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students. Residents will design and conduct a research project to be presented at the Western States Conference. Multiple electives exist with the opportunity to complete an elective experience at another Scripps location or an affiliated institution. Residents will participate in hospital committees designed to optimize medication utilization, improve processes and assure regulatory compliance.
Fringe Benefits:   Health, dental and vision insurance, 3 weeks paid time off (holidays, vacation and sick time), paid membership to ASHP and CSHP and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. from an accredited school of pharmacy or equivalent experience, U.S. citizenship, California Intern or pharmacist licensure and eligibility for pharmacist licensure in California
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Scripps Health
Model Type(s): Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 35
Non-Professional Staff: 43
Number of Medical Centers: 5
Total Beds: 432
Average Daily Census: 230
Site Special Features:   Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla offers a wide range of clinical, surgical and specialty services including Level II Trauma Center. The hospital was the first in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care. Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and Clinics have been recognized in U.S. News and World Reports among the nation's top 50 hospitals in gynecology, diabetes and endocrinology, cardiology and heart surgery, pulmonology, orthopedics, gastroenterology and GI surgery and geriatrics. Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla is San Diego's largest heart care provider. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission with certifications for Ventricular Assist Device program and Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. Scripps Health has been recognized by Fortune Magazine Top 100 Great Places to Work since 2001.