Cincinnati VA Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Last updated: 08/24/2019

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Matthew Brown
6 years as an RPD
Pharmacy Service (119)
3200 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Primary Practice: Inpatient psychiatry
1 positions reported
Phone: 513-861-3100 x4800

Maximum Number of Positions

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

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 60% Inpatient / 40% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 44062)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 706466)
  • Program Inception: 2013
  • Application Deadline: 1/3/2020
  • Starting Date: 07/06/20
  • Estimated Stipend: ~46,000.00
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Partial Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Health Care Benefits Life Insurance Paid holidays, sick leave and personal leave Off-site parking/Shuttle service available Financial support for meetings provided in form of full pharmacist salary for staffing hours
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes

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

  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Teaching Certificate through the University Of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy is available. Teaching PharmD students throughout the residency program and opportunity to update lectures for a psychiatric Nurse Practitioner training program. Cincinnati VAMC is a training site for University of Cincinnati Department of Psychiatry and residents will have multiple opportunity for collaboration with psychiatry residents and post graduate fellows (Geriatric Psychiatry and Addiction Sciences).
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 2 BCPPs, 8 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

Build upon skills and knowledge from a PGY1 Pharmacy residency program; providing knowledge and experience in psychiatry, so graduates may function as psychiatric clinical pharmacy specialists in a diverse range of practice settings.

Site Special Features

The Cincinnati VA Medical Center (CVAMC) is located centrally within Cincinnati near many local sports and cultural attractions. The VA shares a 3 block campus with several other large Cincinnati Hospitals. The University of Cincinnati Colleges of Nursing, Medicine and Pharmacy are all just a short walk away.
The CVAMC utilizes an integrated care model employing practitioners from all major disciplines, many of whom hold academic affiliations with the surrounding colleges. The CVAMC has established training programs in Mental Health Care for psychology, psychiatry, nursing, and social work. There is shared participation among disciplines in didactic training, educational programming, and re-search.