University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Residency, Baltimore, MD

Last updated: 09/28/2021

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Bethany DiPaula
15 years as an RPD
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 N. Pine St. RmN415
Baltimore, MD 21201
Primary Practice: ambulatory
1 positions reported
Phone: 410-706-6655
Fax: 410-706-0319

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 1
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: State [institutional] facility
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 5354)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 5354)
  • Program Inception: 1988
  • Application Deadline: January 1
  • Starting Date: July 1
  • Estimated Stipend: $56,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Vacation, Holidays, Health Insurance, Travel support
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, for PGY1 residents at University of Maryland

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • Eligible for state licensure
  • College transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Chronic, intermediate, or extended inpatient psychiatry
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Pain management
  • Specialty clinic
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Research, Teaching

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Residents have the opportunity to teach Pharm.D. students in the classroom and on rotation. The University offers an elective teaching certificate program. The resident will serve as primary preceptor for at least 1 student.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 10 BCPPs, 0 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Site Special Features

Multiple sites are employed to expose the resident to a variety of mental health settings and experiences. The University of Maryland Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice program utilizes various State of Maryland facilities to fulfill the educational and experiential components of the residency. Residents are required to complete acute and chronic inpatient rotations. Residents also participate in an ambulatory collaborative practice with buprenorphine/naloxone-maintained and/or psychiatric patients. Some of the elective opportunities include: Forensic Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Substance Use Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder/Trauma, Eating Disorders, Administration, Private Inpatient or Outpatient Psychiatry, and Research. In addition to these unique experiences, the resident is expected to participate in Pharmacotherapy Rounds, the Residency Professional Development Series, and teaching activities.