Fringe Benefits: Thirteen paid days each of annual and sick leave accrued over the course of the year, 10 paid holidays, professional leave for required conferences, healthcare benefits, opportunity for teaching certificate and teaching. Dual appointment for staffing.
Residency start date: June 21, 2021 (PGY1); July 5, 2021 (PGY2 HSPAL)
General Information: VA Puget Sound is one healthcare system with two divisions (Seattle and American Lake/Tacoma) that includes acute and critical care, long-term inpatient care and rehabilitation, specialty care, and outpatient clinics, including seven community-based outpatient clinics throughout the Puget Sound area. We provide referral medical specialty and surgical services for Veterans in Washington State, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska. The VA Puget Sound has the 6th largest research program in the Department of Veterans Affairs with over 580 active research projects and $38 million average research expenditures. The University of Washington School of Medicine is a primary affiliate.
Total Beds: 504
Average Daily Census:318
Application requirements (PGY1): United States citizenship, eligibility for pharmacist licensure in any US state. PhORCAS™ application (application, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent, academic transcript, curriculum vitae).
Application requirements (PGY2 HSPAL): United States citizenship, Pharm.D. degree, current pharmacist licensure, completion of a PGY1 residency, and the following required application documents: PhorCAS application, CV, letter of intent, academic transcript from pharmacy school, and three letters of recommendation (one must be from PGY1 residency program director and the other two must be from the PGY1 residency site, such as a preceptor).
Application due date (both programs): December 27, 2020
About VA Puget Sound PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Health Systems Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
VA Puget Sound PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 health systems pharmacy administration and leadership residency