Residency Listing

Adventist Health White Memorial
1720 Ceasar E. Chavez Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Code: 92086
NMS Code: *220113,220121
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Thao D Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCPS
(323) 268-5000 1403
Fax: (323) 260-5854
Director of Pharmacy: Thao D Nguyen, Pharm.D., BCPS
(323) 268-5000 1403
Fax: (323) 260-5854
Program Contact: Vanessa Murillo
(323) 268-5000 x1870
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: PGY1 / 12 months
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2019-01-18
Starting Date: 2019-06-17
Estimated Stipend: 52000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   WMMC PGY1 Residency provides rich learning experiences in advanced clinical practice with eMAR, computerized-physician-order-entry, Barcode-Medication-Administration, automated-dispensing system. Core-rotations: Critical-Care, Infectious-Diseases, Internal-Medicine, Emergency-Medicine, Administration; Elective-rotations: Oncology, Geriatrics, Ambulatory-Care, Psychiatry, Informatics. Decentralized pharmacists/Residents provide protocol-driven services in pharmacokinetics; antimicrobial-stewardship; therapies on erythropoietin, nutrition, pain, anticoagulation, insulin, antiepileptics; attending several medical/clinical rounds in Geriatrics, ID, Adult-ICU/PICU/NICU, Stroke, IM, Oncology, Surgical-care, and emergency codes. Longitudinal activities include MUE, P&T, Journal-Club, Readmission, Community-Outreach, preceptorship, WCU teaching-credential and didactic-lecture, research/publication, Quality-Improvement/Quality-Assurance.
Fringe Benefits:   Surgical scrub and lab-coats, 15 days PTO, Full health and dental insurance plans, and Professional seminar/conferences-ASHP or CSHP, Western-State-Conference
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   
  • PharmD in an accredited U.S. pharmacy program
  • Letter-of-Intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Curriculum-Vitae
  • Minimum 3.0-GPA
Training Site Type: Tertiary community teaching hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private/Adventist Health
Model Type(s): Acute Care, Teaching, Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 27
Non-Professional Staff: 30
Average Daily Census: 243
Site Special Features:   WMMC, a 353-bed acute-care community-teaching hospital, houses 50 medical residents in Internal-Med, Family-Practice, OB/GYN, Podiatry and PGY1-Pharmacy residency. Ranked 28/440 California hospitals by U.S.News, its several specialties include STEMI and Stroke centers, Adult-ICU/PICU/NICU, Emergency, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Oncology, Cardiology/Heart-Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Pulmonary, Gastroenterology, Research/Publication. State-of-art technologies include eMAR, Computerized-Physician-Order-Entry, Barcode-Medication-Administration, and automated-dispensing system. Decentralized pharmacists and WCU faculty members in Internal-Medicine and Infectious-Diseases provide advanced protocol-driven clinical services, attending emergency codes and multiple clinical-rounds.