Community Pharmacy Residency Program
The residency at Valley Pharmacy focuses on community pharmacy practice
providing comprehensive patient care in a hospital based, outpatient setting.
This innovative residency offers the opportunity to provide medication
counseling and management to ambulatory patients discharged from Winchester
Medical Center. The resident will be skilled in working collaboratively
with case management and other healthcare providers by identifying barriers
and ensuring compliance, thus improving patient outcomes and reducing
Upon successful completion of this program, the resident will be prepared
to be an advanced practice community pharmacist embracing the opportunities
for transition from the inpatient to outpatient setting. The resident
will develop programs to expand clinical services into the community with
an emphasis on the development, marketing, and implementation of new patient
care and disease state management programs. The resident will also have
the opportunity to work at the Shenandoah Valley Compassionate Pharmacy,
a nonprofit facility serving low-income patients, enrolling patients in
PMAP’s, dispensing medications, and providing patient counseling.
Other areas of experience include follow-up medication counseling and
management through a Transition Clinic located within the hospital. Elective
opportunities are available in different practice areas such as ambulatory
care, academia, and pharmacy management.
As a Valley Health System entity there is a vast opportunity to expand
on and develop selected clinical services critical to patient outcomes
and the continuum of care. Staffing requirements will provide experiences
such as pediatric dosing, compounding, and drug information. The resident
will be given the opportunity to complete the Shenandoah University School
of Pharmacy Residency Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program. Additionally,
mentoring APPE and IPPE student pharmacists will give the resident the
ability to define their own teaching methods.
- Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE-accredited college
- Eligible for pharmacist licensure in the State of Virginia
- Registration and participation in ASHP’s National Matching Program
Click here to learn application requirements and how to apply.
To learn more about the residency program, please contact:
Lori R. DeHaven, Pharm.D.
190 Campus Blvd, Suite 110
Winchester, VA 22601