Residents receive training and develop competence in acute patient care, medication safety, drug information, drug-use policy development and practice management. Residents serve as an integral part of our ongoing staff development program and will present lectures to and serve as mentors for our decentralized staff pharmacists. Residents will also precept Doctor of Pharmacy candidates from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy and are given the opportunity to present didactic lectures at the university. Each resident will complete a major project and present the results at the annual Residency Conference.
At a Glance:
Accreditation: Fully accredited with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Program length: 12 months, July – June
Clinical location: Bon Secours Richmond Health System
Acceptance: Competitive, National Match Service
Number of Positions: 4
Starting Date: June/July 2020
Benefits: Health, dental, eye care, life and disability available; vacation, professional travel provided
Professional Liability Insurance
The resident is required to carry professional liability insurance in order to go into the clinical area. The resident pays an annual premium for the amount of coverage, which can be purchased through the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).