This is a PGY-1 residency based at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Martinsburg, WV. The Martinsburg VAMC is a level 1C multi-mission tertiary care facility, which includes a medical center, seven primary care office-site clinics, and long-term care. The residency program is directly affiliated with Shenandoah University (SU) with teaching opportunities available, including a teaching and learning curriculum program.
REQUIRED LEARNING EXPERIENCES • Long Term Care/Geriatrics (1 month) • Critical Care Medicine (1 month) • Pharmacotherapy (PACT) Clinic (1 month) • Infectious Disease (1 month) • Oncology (1 month) • Outpatient psychiatry (1 month) • Anticoagulation Clinic (1 month)
ELECTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE POSSIBILITIES • Home Based Primary Care • Internal Medicine • Emergency Medicine • Primary Care • Management • Informatics • Academic Detailing
OTHER PRACTICE EXPERIENCES • Longitudinal Research Project • Drug Utilization Evaluation • Drug Information Services • Medication Use Evaluation • Formulary Management • Grand Rounds Presentation • Journal Club Presentations • Inpatient Staffing (every 3rd weekend) • Patient Group Education • Preceptorship of pharmacy student learning experiences • Participation and leadership within facility committees • Attendance and presentation at ASHP Midyear and Eastern States
For more information on our Pharmacy Residency Program and the Martinsburg VA Medical Center, please visit our website, www.martinsburg.va.gov/services/Pharmacy_Resident_Program.asp
CANDIDACY REQUIREMENTS . Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE-accredited college . Active pharmacy license or eligibility for licensure in any U.S. state or territory . U.S. citizenship . Registration and participation in ASHP’s National Matching Program APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants should submit the following materials through PhORCAS: . Curriculum Vitae . Transcript . Letter of Intent . Three references, including at least one from the following: o A Faculty Member o Patient Care Rotation Preceptor o References should complete the reference section in PhORCAS. Traditional letters of reference are not required. POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 3 NMS CODE: 141913 APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 2, 2023
About Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Martinsburg WV
ABOUT THE MARTINSBURG VA MEDICAL CENTER
The Martinsburg VA Medical Center provides general medical, surgical, psychiatric, primary and specialty care services to 72,000+ Veterans in 22 counties in West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The campus consists of 67 acute care beds, 133 Community Living Center beds and 259 domiciliary beds. The system also provides primary care and clinical pharmacy services at seven community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs).
This is a PGY-1 residency based at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Martinsburg, WV. The Martinsburg VAMC is a level 1C multi-mission tertiary care facility, which includes a medical center, seven primary care office-site clinics, and long-term care.
The residency program is directly affiliated with Shenandoah University (SU) with teaching opportunities available, including a teaching and learning curriculum program.
The mission of the VAMC Martinsburg Pharmacy Residency Program is to develop competent pharmacists professionally equipped to serve as clinical pharmacy specialists in a variety of practice settings. A graduate of this residency program will be an exper...ienced practitioner in ambulatory care and internal medicine. Also, graduates of this program will have a firm grasp of management and the pharmacist’s role and function in a medical center and the community. This residency will instill graduates with enthusiasm for the profession, problem solving, and personal growth, while holding them to the highest ethical standards. Graduates of this residency are leaders who are dedicated to a career of pharmacy service and have potential for future development to assume the upmost responsibilities of leadership and citizenship in the medical community.