Pharmacy Practice Residencies
Mission: The purpose of the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center PGY2 Residency in Ambulatory Care is to prepare pharmacists to become independent clinical practitioners of direct patient care in ambulatory care settings with the skills necessary for attainment of a clinical pharmacy position, adjunct faculty position at a college of pharmacy, and knowledge to obtain board certification as an ambulatory care pharmacist.
Requirements for Completion of Residency
To successfully complete this program, the PGY2 resident must complete all required, elective, and longitudinal rotations. The resident must complete a research project and submit a manuscript suitable for publication. Additional requirements include attendance at national and regional pharmacy conferences, precepting residents and students, weekly non-formulary request reviews, and various lectures and presentations throughout the year.
Elective Rotations (4 months)
The PGY2 will gain many diverse teaching experiences throughout the year, such as assuming responsibilities as Chief Resident and precepting PGY-1 residents and students. In addition, the resident will be expected to provide in-service presentations to medical and pharmacy staff and present journal clubs, case presentations, and a minimum of one Therapeutics lecture at Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The resident is highly encouraged to apply to become a Texas State Board of Pharmacy licensed preceptor.
Salary and Benefits
To apply you must:
Applications must include:
Applicants should submit all application materials through PhORCAS. The deadline is January 10, 2014. The National Matching Service Code is 26862.
Sonya Wilmer, PharmD, BCPS, VHA-CM
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care
Residency Program Director
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Pharmacy Service (119)
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-791-1414, ext. 26934