The PGY2 Ambulatory Care residency is designed to develop an expert in ambulatory pharmaceutical care. The resident is part of an interdisciplinary team providing chronic disease management during individual and shared medical appointments. The residency promotes individual development, self-reliance and responsibility to the patient with an emphasis on time management skills. Upon completion of the residency, the resident will be prepared to serve as a clinician and a teacher/consultant in an ambulatory care setting.
Ambulatory Care – Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)
Ambulatory Care – Main Campus
Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)
Infectious Diseases (HIV)
ADDITIONAL REQUIRED ACTIVITIES:
Advance Practice Nurse Lecture Series
Journal Club Presentations
Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
Participation in Centers of Excellence (COE) program
Research or Quality Improvement Project
Student and PGY1 Preceptorship
US citizenship, PharmD, and successful completion of PGY-1 resident program required.
Additional Salary Information: Two weeks paid vacation, sick leave, federal holidays, additional authorized absence for professional meetings, and free parking.
About VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System
The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is one of the largest VA healthcare systems in the country and serves more than 112,000 Veterans a year in Northeast Ohio. It is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University and is a major training site for residents in Medicine and Surgery as well as many subspecialty fields and other allied health professions.
The main medical center, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center in University Circle is the main site for acute medicine and surgery and also houses the General Medicine clinics as well as the majority of the specialty clinics. The CARES Tower addition opened in 2011 and houses the psychiatry unit and Community Living Center (CLC). The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center is the major training site for all five pharmacy residency programs. In addition to the main medical center, there are 12 Community-based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCS) located throughout Northeast Ohio to make access to care more convenient for our Veterans.