Residency Project, Conferences, and Professional Presentations

•ASHP Leader’s Conference 

•ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 

•Conferences based on resident’s interest and research project 

Training Experiences

•Pharmacy Operations (outpatient and inpatient) 

•Clinical Management 

•Personnel Management 

•Human Resource Management 

•Finance and Budgeting

•Pharmacy Informatics 

•Residency Program Development 

•Leadership Development 

•Longitudinal research or quality improvement project 

•Chief Resident Duties

Please apply via PhORCAS

NMS code: 613963

Application deadline: TBD 

Contact Information:

Marci Salow, PharmD, BCGP 

Chief of Pharmacy 

Residency Program Director

(617) 485-8457 

Program Goals

The purpose of this second year residency program is to prepare the resident for a career in clinical/operational supervisory roles. This program will be individually tailored based on the resident’s interest and career goals. The resident will be exposed to a variety of practice settings including executive, departmental and regional leadership. 


This residency will build on ___. 


Residents will build skills to promote lifelong learning and self-assessment of management and leadership. 

Program Background

  • The PGY2 Health-System Administration and Leadership residency program at VA Boston was created in 2019. 

  • Our unique healthcare system comprising of three major campuses in the Boston area provides both a challenging and rewarding experience in administration/ leadership.

Resident Positions

  • There is one position available for the PGY2 Health-System Administration and Leadership pharmacy program. 

  • VA Boston also accepts five PGY1 residents, one PGY2 geriatrics pharmacy resident, and one PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy resident per year. 

Applicant Requirements:

  • United States citizenship 

  • PharmD degree from an ACPE- accredited college of pharmacy

  • Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy 

  • residency 

  • Active pharmacist licensure in any US state

  • Letter of intent 

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Three letters of recommendation including one from the program director of applicant’s PGY-1 program

  • Complete official transcripts

  • Application submitted via PhORCAS  

  • Onsite interview

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Resident Benefits

  • Approximate stipend: $48,824 

  • Health and life insurance offered 

  • Paid leave: 13 vacation days and 13 sick days

  • 10 federal holidays 

  • Free parking at all three campuses

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