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During resident training, valuable experience is obtained in the many integrated aspects of a pharmacy service including quality improvement programs, medication use evaluation programs, and regulatory compliance. These experiences enable the resident to develop the skills needed to communicate effectively; to organize, prioritize, and manage pharmacy services; and to plan for and implement new programs.
Required rotations include:
Elective rotations will be available, and some may be coordinated with the University of Virginia Health System based on need and availability.
The resident presents continuing education programs, which are an integral part of the staff development programs conducted by the Department of Pharmacy for its professional staff, and conducts a formal residency project under the guidance of one of our residency preceptors. The resident also participates in a monthly journal club with the residents from the University of Virginia Health System.