Our program centers on the development of knowledge and skills needed to pursue rational drug therapy and pharmaceutical care with an interdisciplinary approach to pain management and palliative care with a major focus on chronic non-cancer pain, and pharmacokinetic monitoring. The resident will receive training and develop confidence in many areas including: Chronic Ambulatory Pain, Pain Assessment & Evaluation, Palliative Care, Nephrology, Interdisciplinary Pain Specialty Clinic, Behavioral Health, Substance abuse, Rheumatology, Acute pain/critical care, Administration, Academia and Professional Development. NMS Code: 677273
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Hold a valid pharmacist license in any of the 50 US states or territories
Completion of an ASHP PGY1 pharmacy residency prior to the start of the PGY2 program
About Stratton VA Medical Center PGY2 Pain/Palliative Care
The Samuel S. Stratton VAMC is a 150 bed tertiary care facility located in the heart of New York’s capitol. Along with 11 community based outpatient clinics, this institution works to provide comprehensive healthcare to more than 25,000 Veterans each year. The VA medical center provides a full range of outpatient and inpatient services, including services for those residing in our community living center (CLC). The Stratton VAMC is dedicated to teaching and educating future healthcare professionals, and maintains affiliations with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) and Albany Medical College. This allows for a variety of didactic teaching and precepting opportunities that can be tailored to the resident’s clinical interests.