Residency Listing

Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, San Diego Service Area
10990 San Diego Mission Road, 3rd Floor
Pharmacy Operations
San Diego, CA 92108
Code: 92170
NMS Code: 130813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Megha Desai, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director of Pharmacy: Louise I Lu, Pharm.D.
(619) 641-4370
Fax: (619) 641-4242
Program Contact: Megha Desai, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 1/6/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This diverse and comprehensive program includes experiences in ambulatory and acute care medicine as well as drug information, drug-use policy development, and practice management. The program is designed and implemented around the resident's professional and personal goals. The resident may select from a variety of elective experiences to pursue specialized areas of particular interest. These include experiences in Home Infusion, Oncology research, ICU, Hospice, and New Member. Elective rotations may be developed by the resident with the approval of the Program Director and Education Coordinator. During the year, each resident will participate in P&T committee and pharmacy management team activities, serve as preceptor for pharmacy students, and attend various training programs (i.e., BCLS, computer, professional development). Our mission is to enhance and develop the resident's skills that will ultimately result in their being fully capable practitioners of pharmaceutical care.
Fringe Benefits:   Full health and hospitalization, dental plan, prescription medications, 2 weeks of paid vacation, 6 paid holidays, and selected serminars.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for California licensure, copy of college trascript, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: HMO, Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Kaiser
Model Type(s): Group
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 200
Non-Professional Staff: 320
Total Beds: 395
Average Daily Census: 375
Site Special Features:   Kaiser Permanente, the world's largest HMO, serves more than 6.6 million health plan members nationwide. The San Diego Medical Center is one of 10 regional medical centers and serves over 500,000 members in Southern California. The inpatient pharmacy is decentralized to provide distributive as well as specialized pharmaceutical care services. Additional services are provided by Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Specialists Integrated in the Health Care Delivery System serving patients seen by the Infectious Disease, Renal, Oncology, and Anticoagulation.