Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX

Last updated: 09/27/2022

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Brian G. Mitchell
8 years as an RPD
2002 Holcombe Blvd (119)
Houston, TX 77030
Primary Practice: Inpatient Psychiatry
1 positions reported
Phone: 713-794-7161
Fax: 713-794-7064
Email: brian.mitchell3@va.gov
Web: https://www.va.gov/houston-healt...

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • 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: 74076)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 743866)
  • Program Inception: 2015
  • Application Deadline: January 6, 2023
  • Starting Date: June 19, 2023
  • Estimated Stipend: 51,995
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: unknown
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Only for current PGY1 residents in our program

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
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: ER, Behavioral Health Program, Movement Disorders, Academia

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Optional teaching certificate program, opportunities to co-precept pharmacy interns, non-VA elective rotations offered at the Menninger Clinic, The Methodist Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 7 BCPPs, 0 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

PGY2 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency training to develop pharmacist practitioners with
knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives for advanced practice areas. Residents who successfully complete PGY2
residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.

Site Special Features

The Houston VA Medical Center is a large academic teaching medical center and a part of the Texas Medical Center. We have educational affiliation agreements with The Methodist Hospital, The Menninger Clinic, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. We have close collaborations with Baylor College of Medicine and their Menninger Department of Psychiatry, which has a large psychiatric residency and fellowship program.