VA Loma Linda Healthcare System, Loma Linda, CA

Last updated: 09/26/2022

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Risa Ishino, Pharm.D., BCPP, BCPS
8 years as an RPD
Contact: Bosun Chung, Pharm D.
Pharmacy Service (119)
11201 Benton St.
Loma Linda, CA 92357
Primary Practice: VA Loma Linda Healthcare System
2 positions reported
Phone: 909-825-7084
Fax: 909-894-7986

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 2
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 50% Inpatient / 50% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 92089)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 698866)
  • Program Inception: 2014
  • Application Deadline: 12/31/2022
  • Starting Date: 7/17/2023
  • Estimated Stipend: $50,922
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Varies/TBD
  • Fringe Benefits: 13 days paid annual leave; 11 paid holidays; 13 days sick leave; medical and life insurance available; authorized leave for attending meetings
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, only to current PGY1 residents at VALL

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • Eligible for state licensure
  • College transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Chronic, intermediate, or extended inpatient psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Pain management
  • Specialty clinic
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Precepting Pharm.D. students and PGY1 residents; geriatric emphasis
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 5 BCPPs, 3 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency at VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is a one-year program designed to provide a comprehensive educational and practical experience in psychiatric pharmacy practice. Pharmacists completing the program will be competent to serve as an authoritative resource on psychopharmacology to treat individuals with psychiatric disorders with emphasis in the geriatric population.

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