Residency Listing

VA San Diego Healthcare System
3350 La Jolla Village Drive (119)
San Diego, CA 92161
Code: 92367
NMS Code: 609052
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Maria K Stubbs, R.Ph., BCPS
(858) 552-8585 3026
Fax: (858) 642-1608
Director of Pharmacy: Poonam P. Tzorfas, Pharm.D., MBA
(858) 642-3026
Fax: (858) 552-7582
Program Contact: Maria K Stubbs, R.Ph., BCPS
(858) 552-8585 3026
Fax: (858) 642-1608
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 1
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The resident will be involved in achieving optimal drug therapy outcomes and providing direct patient care as an active member of the critical care healthcare team specifically in pulmonary, cardiology, and surgical services. In addition, the resident will participate in educating other healthcare professionals and those in training on critical care topics. Education will include formal and informal critical care training classes and hands-on application.

Fringe Benefits:   

2 weeks vacation, sick leave, holidays, healthcare benefits, free parking, paid tuition and travel to required events, office with up-to-date computer systems and paid administrative leave for educational conferences and educational events.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D. degree, completion of PGY1 residency or equivalent experience, one-page personal statement, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching
Professional Staff: 88 
Non-Professional Staff: 39
Site Special Features:   

VASDHS provides innovative healthcare with an emphasis on performance improvement. A majority of our patients receive care through primary care clinics focusing on health promotion and disease prevention. We use the latest technology to provide high quality health care including computerized medical records, bar-coding for medication administration and an automated system for filling prescriptions. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is located next to and is affiliated with the VA Medical Center.