Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Last updated: 08/29/2021

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Kimberly Tallian, PharmD, APh, BCPP, FASHP, FCCP, FCSHP
5 years as an RPD
Contact: Kimberly Tallian, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP, FCCP, FCSHP
4077 Fifth Avenue, MER 52
San Diego, CA 92103
Primary Practice: General Psychiatry
1 positions reported
Phone: 619-686-3960
Fax: 619--686-3626

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 4
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 1
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: Other: Academic Teaching/ Community Hospital
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 80% Inpatient / 20% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 92154)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 749266)
  • Program Inception: 2017
  • Application Deadline: January 1st
  • Starting Date: August 1st
  • Estimated Stipend: $52,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Medical, dental & vision insurance; Travel reimbursement; Three weeks paid vacation;Life & disability insurance; CPNP membership; food free of charge; Free parking
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, PGY1 resident can submit interest statement & resident will be interviewed by PGY2 RAC.

Special Requirements for Application

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

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Chronic, intermediate, or extended inpatient psychiatry
  • Community mental health screening
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Mental health court
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Psychopharmacology lab and PK
  • Specialty clinic
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: MTM, teaching certificate, Academia, Chemical dependency/Substance use disorders, VA clinics

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Precepting PharmD students, PGY1, and NP students
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 1 BCPPs, 4 Other Pharmacists, 1 Non-Pharmacists

PGY1 Elective Rotations offered

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology

PGY1 Special Features

Precepting PharmD P4 students

Program Philosophy

Scripps Mercy Hospital, recognized as one of the nation's top 100 hospitals, and is the largest of 5 acute care hospitals in the Scripps Health System. Scripps Mercy is a teaching hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center with 520-beds. Over 25 Clinical Pharmacists practice in 10 different settings in the hospital. We are also an Accredited Stroke Center. Annually we train 60 Medical Residents and 20 pharmacy students. The Psychiatry services include inpatient, critical care and ambulatory care services. Residents will also spend time in the UCSD Free Clinic. Core Rotations: Neurology, Inpatient Psychiatry, Psychiatry Liaison service and Palliative Care.

Site Special Features

Residency is part of an academic teaching medical center and associated with academic and community clinics.