Residency Listing

VA Pacific Islands Health Care System
459 Patterson Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
Code: 93003
NMS Code: 171513
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Hope Kimura, Pharm.D., BCPP
(808) 433-0252
Fax: (808) 433-7731
Director of Pharmacy: Gloriann M.D. Watson, Pharm.D.
(808) 433-0790
Fax: (808) 433-7731
Program Contact: Hope Kimura, Pharm.D., BCPP
(808) 433-0252
Fax: (808) 433-7731
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-06
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 46037
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The VAPIHCS PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is a one year training program. During this year, the resident will experience rotations in primary care, home based primary care, long term care, anticoagulation, mental health, pharmacy operations and practice management. Two months of elective experiences are available. Residents may choose from elective experiences in pain, Hepatitis C, women's health, hemodialysis, or rural health as available. Other experiences include but are not limited to participation in the P&T Committee, drug literature evaluation, drug policy development, pharmacy staffing, student precepting, medication safety/adverse drug reaction reporting and a residency project.
Fringe Benefits:   13 days paid sick and annual leave, 10 paid Federal Holidays, educational leave for conferences, health/life insurance, free parking.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   U.S. citizenship and graduate from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy. Must submit applications through PhORCAS.
Training Site Type: Ambulatory care
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching
Patients Enrolled: 127600
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 41
Non-Professional Staff: 24
Number of Medical Centers: 9
Site Special Features:   The VAPIHCS provides medical and mental health care to an extensive geographic Veteran population in ambulatory care settings. Areas covered are Honolulu, Leeward, Hilo, Kona, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kauai, American Samoa, Guam and Saipan. Site features include a community living center (long term care and rehabilitation), home based primary care, dialysis unit, PTSD residential rehabilitation program and inpatient psychiatry unit. Pharmacists are members of multi-disciplinary health care teams and provide disease state management through approved scopes of practices.