Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
PGY-2 Health- System Pharmacy Administration Residency Program:
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency Program was ASHP accredited in 2009 and provides residents with a broad range of experience in pharmacy management and leadership practice under the coordination of a proven pharmacy management team. The Residency Director is the Chief of Pharmacy. The primary mission of the residency is to develop leadership and management skills and provide a cadre of qualified future leaders and managers as part of succession planning. An integral part of the training will be accomplished by a mentoring/mentee relationship between the resident and the Chief of Pharmacy. The training will be hands on experiential learning. Emphasis will be on the adult learning model and development of self-assessment by the resident with guidance and constructive, frequent feedback from the Chief of Pharmacy.
Requirements for consideration of application include:
Pharm.D. degree from ACPE
Eligibility for licensure
Letter of intent
Three letters of recommendation– using the standardized form in PhORCAS
About Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (JBVAMC) is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level II Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary and tertiary care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry and geriatrics. The JBVAMC has active affiliations with Northwestern University Medical School and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and Pharmacy. Over 900 University residents, interns, and students are trained each year. Pharmacy service trains over 120 students from the University of Illinois annually.