Application Requirements PGY Residency Durham VA Medical

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  Doctor of Pharmacy from an
  accredited College of Pharmacy                                                                                      PGY-1 Residency
  or a Bachelor of Pharmacy with
  equivalent clinical experience
    Licensure/eligibility for licensure
    in the U.S.
    U.S. Citizen
                                           Clinical Staff: Top (L to R) Jamie Brown, Melissa Durkee, Jennifer
APPLICATION PROCESS                        Whittington, Cindy Johnston, Bill Bryan, Brian Chatel, Jason
Due: January 7, 2011                       Moss; Bottom (L to R) Catherine Woodard, Susan Bullard, Amy
                                           Clarke, Janine Kosmoski, Radhika Kothapalli                                   Durham VA
                                           (Not Pictured: Emily Heritage, Mary Townsend, Dee Melnyk,                   Medical Center
    Letter of intent                       Shajuana McMillan, Susan Francis, Stephanie Hollowell, Carrie
                                           Thomas, Lindsay Garris, Debra Kemp, Jenny Legge)                            508 Fulton Street
    Curriculum vitae                                                                                                  Durham, NC 27705
    Professional transcripts -
    December Transcript Preferred                                                                               The Durham VA Medical Center
                                                                                                                (DVAMC) is a 274-bed tertiary care
    Three letters of recommendation
                                                                                                                referral, teaching and research facility
    including Recommendation
                                                                                                                affiliated with the University of North
    Request form
                                                                                                                Carolina Eshelm an School of
On-site interviews are required for                                                                             Pharmacy, Campbell University
selected candidates and will be                                                                                 College of Pharmacy and Health
scheduled after review of the appli-
                                                                                                                Sciences, and the Duke University
cation materials. Candidates will be
notified of a decision to interview no                                                                          School of Medicine. The Medical
later than February 15.                                                                                         Center provides general and specialty
                                                                                                                medical, surgical, psychiatric inpatient
STIPEND | BENEFITS                                                                                              and ambulatory services, and serves
The Veterans Health Administration         Pharmacy Residents: PGY1 Class: Top (L to R) Jason Corbo,            as a major referral center for North
                                           Jamie Jurkiewicz, Alina Kuo; PGY2 Class: Bottom (L to R)             Carolina, southern Virginia, northern
sets annual residency stipends             Michael Behrens and Ramonna Cvelich
(currently $42,350) and benefits for all                                                                        South Carolina, and eastern Tennes-
VA residency programs. Each resident                                                                            see. In addition, it serves as a referral
is offered 13 days each of vacation                                                                             center for high-risk open-heart surgery
                                            Jamie Brown, PharmD, BCPS
and sick leave/family care, 10 paid         PGY-1 Residency Director                                            cases, angioplasty, and hemodynamic
federal holidays, and a health care         Durham VAMC                                                         cardiac catheterization. The Medical
benefits package. Locally, residents        508 Fulton Street (#119)                                            Center is committed to the needs of
are also given educational leave with       Durham, NC 27705                                                    the Veteran, as demonstrated by the
pay and travel support to attend and                                                                            research, education and clinical
present at the ASHP Midyear Clinical        Phone: 919-286-0411 ext 6072                                        practice programs available through-
Meeting and SERC.                           Fax: 919-286-6987                                                   out the institution.
Program                                      Goals and Objectives                             Choice of 4 elective rotations
                                                                                              Elective Rotations:
Description                                                                                   Anticoagulation Clinic
                                             The purpose of the Residency Program is to
                                                                                              Infectious Diseases
                                             develop competent well-rounded clinical
The ASHP Accredited PGY-1 Residency                                                           Critical Care/Nutrition
                                             pharmacy practitioners.       The Residency
at the Durham VAMC offers a rewarding                                                         Ambulatory Care/Medication Manage-
                                             Program will provide opportunities for the
and challenging experience designed to                                                        ment Clinics
                                             Resident to enhance his/her knowledge, skills,
refine skills necessary to become an                                                            - Hypertension
                                             and abilities to effectively provide
independent practitioner.       With an                                                         - Diabetes
                                             pharmaceutical care services in many different
emphasis in primary care, the Resident                                                        Lipid and Risk Reduction Clinics
                                             patient care environments. In addition, the
will have the opportunity to become an                                                        Formulary Management
                                             Resident will improve his/her communication
integral member of the healthcare system                                                      Internal Medicine
                                             skills with other healthcare providers and
to provide complete and detailed                                                              Investigational Drug Service
                                             patients, strengthen drug information skills,
pharmacotherapeutic interventions to         learn to promote cost effective drug therapy,
improve patient care services. As a          and nurture a commitment to lifelong learning.   Additional
member of this healthcare team, the
Resident will work in a multi-disciplinary
environment that provides active learning,
instruction, mentoring and evaluation to
                                             Educational                                         Complete and present a residency
                                                                                                 research project to peers at the
develop and enhance pharmaceutical           Affiliations                                        Southeastern Residency Conference
                                                                                                 Prepare a manuscript suitable for
                                             The Durham VAMC is a teaching institution
                                             affiliated with the Duke University School of
Start Date: July 1                           Medicine and serves as a training site for          Precept PharmD candidates
                                             pharmacy students from Campbell and UNC             Present a case presentation, journal
                                             Schools of Pharmacy.                                club and clinical seminar
Accreditation                                                                                    Write a pharmacy newsletter
                                                                                                 Complete MUE
The Residency Program was originally         Practice Areas
                                                                                                 Attend weekly Medicine Grand
accredited by ASHP as a pharmacy
practice residency in 1994. The program      Required Rotations:
has been reaccredited since then, most       Ambulatory Care                                     Evaluate and present ADR reports
recently in October 2006.                    Internal Medicine                                   Participate in “Landmark Trials”
                                             Drug Information                                    discussions with clinical staff
                                                                                                 Attend P&T meetings
                                             Pharmacy Administration
Match ID# 185913                                                                                 Attend ASHP Midyear Clinical

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