Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Last updated: 08/20/2019

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Anuja Vallabh, PharmD, BCPP
years as an RPD
Contact: Anuja.Vallabh2@va.gov
820 South Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
Primary Practice: Outpatient Mental Health
0 positions reported
Phone: 312-569-8387
Email: Anuja.Vallabh2@va.gov
Web: https://www.chicago.va.gov/caree...

Maximum Number of Positions

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

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 50% Inpatient / 50% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 698466)
  • NMS Participant: No
  • Program Inception: 2014
  • Application Deadline: 1/10/2020
  • Starting Date: 7/1/2020
  • Estimated Stipend: 49,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Varies/TBD
  • Fringe Benefits: 10 Federal Holidays, 13 vacation days, 13 sick days,
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Early commitment is offered to interested PGY1 candidates at the JBVAMC

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
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Women's Mental Health

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features:
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 2 BCPPs, 3 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The mission of the residency is to prepare the resident to independently practice as a clinical psychiatric pharmacist in either a non-academic psychiatric setting or an academic psychiatric setting based upon resident preference and to obtain their board certification in psychiatric pharmacy.