VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT

Last updated: 08/30/2021

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Cristina Madden
1 years as an RPD
950 Campbell Ave
West Haven, CT 06516
Primary Practice: Inpatient Psychiatry
1 positions reported
Phone: 203-932-5711 x2542
Email: cristina.madden@va.gov

Maximum Number of Positions

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

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 25% Inpatient / 75% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 11004)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 679866)
  • Program Inception: 2014
  • Application Deadline: January 7, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2022
  • Estimated Stipend: ~52,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Varies/TBD
  • Fringe Benefits: Health and Life Insurance (80% of premium paid by employer). 4 hours of accrued annual (vacation) and sick leave per pay period (every two weeks). 10 paid holidays.
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes

Special Requirements for Application

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

PGY2 Rotations offered

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

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features:
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 3 BCPPs, 1 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The purpose of this residency is to develop a pharmacy practitioner with knowledge, skills, and abilities in psychiatric pharmacy who will be equipped to participate as an integral member of interdisciplinary teams caring for individuals with psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders with a focus on participation in outpatient mental health interdisciplinary teams.