The PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency is a 12-month program that will provide robust clinical training in a variety of settings. The resident will take advantage of the training and educational opportunities available through the University of Colorado School of Medicine Geriatric Fellowship and the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) training programs. Most rotations will be completed at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System (VA ECHCS), but elective experiences at other clinical sites are also available (University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), State Veterans Home).
Must be a United States citizen and have graduated from an American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) accredited college or school of pharmacy. Applicants must also be enrolled in or have completed PGY1 training. Applicant must be a licensed pharmacist. Interviews will be scheduled on evaluation of the application.
The following must be submitted through PhORCAS by January 3, 2021:
Official pharmacy transcript
Letter of Intent
Elizabeth Ellis, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Geriatrics
PGY2 Geriatrics Residency Program Director
Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
About VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency
VA ECHCS includes a level 1a facility that opened August 2018. The new Rocky Mountain Regional (RMR) VA Medical Center provides full-range of state-of-the-art patient care services. RMR is a 182-bed hospital with a 30-bed spinal-cord injury treatment center. Healthcare services are also provided at geographically dispersed locations throughout eastern Colorado including nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics, two Primary Care Telehealth Outpatient Clinics, a PTSD Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program, a Homeless Veteran's Domiciliary, a Community Referral and Resource Center, a Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center and VA presence on two DoD bases; Fort Carson and U.S. Air Force Academy. RMR employs over 3,000 personnel in 150 occupations.