Miami VA Healthcare System, Miami, FL

Last updated: 11/08/2022

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Carmela Jean
15 years as an RPD
1201 NW 16th Street
#119 Pharmacy Service
Miami, FL 33125
Primary Practice: Miami VA Healthcare System
2 positions reported
Phone: 305-575-3102

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 1
  • 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: 33053)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 689066)
  • Program Inception: 2012
  • Application Deadline: January 10th
  • Starting Date: July 1st (estimate)
  • Estimated Stipend: 47,210
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Varies/TBD
  • Fringe Benefits: two weeks vacation time, paid holidays, travel allowances for select meetings.
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, interfacility PGY1

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

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Primary Care Mental Health

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Residency involves teaching Pharm D students, and a teaching certificate program is available.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 3 BCPPs, 3 Other Pharmacists, 3 Non-Pharmacists

PGY1 Elective Rotations offered

  • Psychiatry

PGY1 Special Features

Residency involves teaching Pharm D students, and a teaching certificate program is available. (PGY1 NMS code 190521)

Program Philosophy

This program is designed to transition the PGY1 resident graduates from general practice to specialty practice focusing on the care of patients with psychiatric disorders. This residency position expands learning experiences beyond traditional acute inpatient and outpatient psychiatry clinics, and substance abuse, to include practice in the Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) clinic.

Site Special Features

The Miami VAMC, is an adult care teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Miami School of Medicine, NOVA Southeastern University, University of Florida, Mercer University, Florida A&M University, LECOM, and Palm Beach Atlantic schools of pharmacy. Pharmacy service is completely computerized and presents well-equipped, clinically oriented unit dose, IV admixture, and ambulatory care programs. Pharmacy services are decentralized with practitioners assuming critical roles in the training of pharmacy and medical students and residents.