VA-Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Murfreesboro, TN

Last updated: 09/20/2023

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Traci Dutton, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS
2 years as an RPD
Pharmacy Service (119)
3400 Lebanon Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Primary Practice: Acute Psych, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
2 positions reported
Phone: 615-225-3651
Fax: 615-225-5971

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: 54029)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 683666)
  • Program Inception: 2013
  • Application Deadline: January 9
  • Starting Date: Dependent on end of PGY1
  • Estimated Stipend: Approximately 44500
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Healthcare insurance, optional dental and vision insurance plans, vacation and sick leave will accrue at four hours per two-week pay period each, 10 paid holidays,and administrative leave for professional meetings
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, early commitment for VA-TVHS PGY1 residents is offered.

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • 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
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Academic Detailing

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: This psychiatry pharmacy residency is part of the mental health interprofessional training program at TVHS. As such, you will work closely with mulitiple disciplines and trainees from various programs. Teaching opportunities exist as preceptors accept students from 5 colleges of pharmacy. In addition, a teaching certificate is offered.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 11 BCPPs, 0 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The Tennessee Valley VA Healthcare System is based in Nashville and Murfreesboro TN. TVHS PGY2 Psychiatry Residency Program focuses on ensuring residents leave the program as a strong psychiatric pharmacist with a variety of experiences including inpatient psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry, outpatient substance use treatment, residential substance use treatment, and chronic pain management .

Site Special Features

This residency is located within a Veteran's administration facility with has 2 main campuses (Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN). We are also a teaching facility for multiple disciplines. This PGY2 will have multiple opportunities to interact and practice with other disciplines in both the outpatient and inpatient arenas. They will participate in an interprofessional training program along side psychology interns and post-doctoral fellows and psychiatry medical residents.