PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at FHCC/North Chicago VA Medical Center
Location: North Chicago, Illinois
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care residency program is an ASHP accredited program at the Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Care Health Center (FHCC) that is designed to build upon PGY1 residency experiences, provide opportunities to function as independent practitioners, and contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists operating in specialized areas of interest. Upon completion, residents should possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions that will be eligible to attain board certification within the ambulatory care practice setting.
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care residency program at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) is designed to produce advanced pharmacy practitioners in primary care. The resident is offered the opportunity to obtain a teaching certificate through the Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy, precept pharmacy students, and participate in didactic teaching. Building upon the broad-based competencies achieved in a PGY1 residency, the resident will achieve the ability to provide care in the most complex of cases or in the support of care through practice leadership. Upon completion of this residency, the resident will have the ability to function independently as a ambulatory care practitioner. A resident who successfully completes this PGY2 residency should possess competencies that enable attainment of board certification in ambulatory care pharmacy (BCACP).
About PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at FHCC/North Chicago VA Medical Center
Thank you for your interest in our pharmacy residency programs. Our residency programs allow flexibility and diversity designed to help our residents enhance clinical skills, develop managerial knowledge, and advance oral and written communication abilities.
The Captain James A. Lovell Pharmacy Department is affiliated with Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science College of Pharmacy. Residents have the opportunity to co-precept students in the following rotations: acute medicine, ambulatory care, long-term care, psychiatry, advanced hospital pharmacy practice, emergency medicine, critical care, specialty medicine, and oncology.
If you would like to be part of the health care team providing essential services to this unique veteran and active duty patient population, please consider a pharmacy residency at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center!