Residency Listing

VA San Diego Healthcare System
3350 La Jolla Village Drive (119)
San Diego, CA 92161
Code: 92360
NMS Code: *191613,191621
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jonathan P. Lacro, Pharm.D., FASHP, BCPS, BCPP
(858) 642-3497
Fax: (858) 642-1608
Director of Pharmacy: Poonam P. Tzorfas, Pharm.D., MBA
(858) 642-3026
Fax: (858) 552-7582
Program Contact: Jonathan P. Lacro, Pharm.D., FASHP, BCPS, BCPP
(858) 642-3497
Fax: (858) 642-1608
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions:
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Starting Date: 7/26/2019
Estimated Stipend: 44708
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 191613 - track A; NMS Code 191621 - track B. We offer Track A (General) and Track B (Ambulatory Care Focus) programs. Both require rotations in ambulatory care, administration, internal medicine, medication safety, formulary management, psychiatry, research and electives. Critical care and infectious diseases are required for Track A and are commonly selected as electives for Track B residents. Other popular elective rotations include oncology, nephrology and emergency department. Participation in a regional Teaching Certificate program is required as residents provide education and mentoring to APPE pharmacy students.
Fringe Benefits:   13 vacation and sick leave days, 11 federal holidays, health/life insurance, uniform/laundry services, free off-site parking and paid days off to attend conferences.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D., U.S. citizenship, intern or pharmacist licensure, letter of intent/personal statement, CV and 3 letters of recommendation. See recruitment brochure for details.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 88
Non-Professional Staff: 39
Total Beds: 277
Average Daily Census: 213
Site Special Features:   VA San Diego is a university affiliated, Integrated Healthcare System with 100% computerized medical records. We deliver cutting edge patient safety and provide clinical services throughout the medical center. We have an extensive track record for innovation and excellence at the local, state and national level. Of our 70+ preceptors, 54 have greater than 5 years of experience precepting residents, 32 are board certified and 37 possess scopes of practice that include prescriptive authority. Our numerous PGY2 programs consider early commitments.