This PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is conducted by Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in Arlington, Virginia in partnership with the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University in Winchester and Fairfax, Virginia. Rotations are completed at Virginia Hospital Center, an independent 394-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility.
The purpose of the program is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and contributes to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. The focus of this residency is to enhance skills in pharmacy leadership, pharmaceutical care, patient education, medication therapy monitoring, establishing therapeutic goals and communication with other healthcare providers. Our affiliation with Shenandoah University enables the residents to participate in a teaching and learning curriculum certificate program and gain experience in lecturing, small group facilitation, as well as precepting pharmacy students.
Our required learning experiences include: •Internal Medicine •Cardiology •Oncology I •Critical Care
Our elective learning experiences include: •Oncology II •Neonatal ICU •Academia •Pharmacy Informatics •Emergency Medicine
Our longitudinal learning experiences include: •Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program •Pharmacy Administration & Management •Pharmacy Research •Staffing
Residency Program Director:
Jasmyn Zachery, PharmD, BCPS Virginia Hospital Center-Pharmacy Department 1701 N. George Mason Drive Arlington, VA 22205 Jzachery@virginiahospitalcenter.com (703) 558-6217 xtn 3506
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited college
Eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Virginia
Registration and participation in ASHP’s National Matching Program
About Partnership with the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University
The PGY-1 pharmacy residency program at Virginia Hospital Center partners with the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University to offer opportunities in academia, research and joint learning. In addition, association with Shenandoah University offers the unique opportunity to interact with faculty, staff and fellow PGY-1 pharmacy residents at nearby institutions. Moreover, Virginia Hospital Center's partnership with Shenandoah University allows its residents to participate in a Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program. Successful completion of the program's related activities including pedagogy seminars, experiential and didactic experiences, small group facilitations and a teaching portfolio will award the resident with a Teaching and Learning Certificate.