The greater Boston region is a special kind of place. A vibrant and diverse business sector, prestigious colleges and universities, unrivaled hospitals, world-renowned museums, rich history, and close proximity to the beaches of Cape Cod and the White and Green Mountains.
Affiliated with Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard University Medical School, the medical center is a tertiary care referral center for the VA in the northeast. The three medical centers and seven outpatient clinics, serve as a training site forundergraduate and graduate students from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences University and Northeastern University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health. The VA Medical Center in Boston is one of four National Centers for Excellence for PTSD.
There is one position available for the PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy program.
The VA’s PGY1 program accepts five residents/year, while the PGY2 geriatric program accepts one resident/year.
Neither of the PGY2 residency programs participate in the early commitment process.
Approximate stipend of $49,717
Health and life insurance offered
Paid leave: 13 vacation days
13 sick days
10 federal holidays
Free parking at all three campuses
The PGY2 psychiatric residency program at VA Boston was established in 2017. Our first resident graduated in 2018. The program has been accredited by ASHP since 2019.
United States citizenship
PharmD degree from an ACPE- accredited college of pharmacy
Completion of an ASHP- accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency
Active pharmacist licensure in any US state
Letter of intent
Three letters of recommendation
Complete official transcripts
Application submitted via
PhORCAS on or before
January 10, 2020
Nicole L. Perry, PharmD, BCPP
Residency Program Director
Please apply via PhORCAS:
NMS code: 755866
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This program does not early commit.
January 10, 2020
The PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program conducted by the VA Boston Healthcare System in Boston, MA has an accreditation candidate status with ASHP.
PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy
Based at the Brockton Campus
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