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Pharmacy residency

Supporting one of the nation's leading healthcare providers

At UVA Health Prince William Medical Center our post graduate year one (PGY1) residency program strives to develop pharmacy clinicians who provide optimal patient care and safety. Upon graduation the resident is able to provide quality professional leadership skills along with competent functionality in various pharmacy practice roles. Successful residents would be eligible for board certification, post graduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training, or pursuing a clinical pharmacist position. 

Program description

The UVA Health Prince William Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency entails 12 months of training and experience in multiple aspects of pharmacy. Its goals, objectives and evaluation processes are established in accordance to ASHP standards. The program allows flexibility to meet the needs and interests of each individual resident while also providing a quality foundation in developing professional practice skills.

Our preceptors & residents
Meet our team

Curriculum

Required Rotations (Five weeks each, except orientation)

  • Orientation (Six weeks)
  • Administration
  • Internal medicine
  • Critical care
  • Infectious diseases

Elective Rotations (Five weeks each)

  • Critical care II
  • Emergency medicine
  • Internal medicine II
  • NICU

Required Longitudinal Rotations

  • Medication use evaluation
  • Research project
  • Administrative projects
  • Clinical staffing requirements

Teaching Opportunities

  • Mentor and co-precept the 4th year pharmacy students
  • Teaching certificate through Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
  • Opportunities to teach at Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
  • Presentations to pharmacy and other healthcare staff
  • Patient education and discharge counseling

Presentation requirements

  • One CE presentation
  • Two Journal Club presentations
  • Two patient case presentations
  • One didactic class lecture

Service leadership

  • Clinical staffing every other weekend in the pharmacy department
  • Service on hospital and department committees
  • Community service outside of the hospital
  • P&T participation

Applications

Application information: Interested applicants should apply for consideration by using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Please submit your application through this service no later than program specific deadlines as outlined below.

Application deadline: December 31st

Contact

Gina Lee, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist
PGY1 residency program director
UVA Health Prince William Medical Center
8700 Sudley Road
Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: 703-369-8146
Email: [email protected]

Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:

  • Direct patient care skills with focus on: chronic disease, anticoagulation, infectious diseases, neonatology, transitions of care and pharmacotherapy consults
  • Teaching and precepting skills
  • Team working skills and resiliency
  • Project management and drug information

Residency Benefits

  • Stipend: $50,406
  • Leave availability: 15 days (Five fays reserved for job interviews)
  • Health insurance: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance 
  • Parking: On-site parking provided free of charge
  • Professional development: Support are available for the ASHP midyear meeting, Eastern States Residency Conference, and also for various CE programs
  • Poster reimbursement: Support may also be provided for posters presented at an education or professional meeting
  • Additional items: 
      • Office space provided with a computer, double monitor, and laptop
      • One personalized lab coat
      • Access to online and hospital libraries
      • Note that some travel may be required for rotations