VA Providence Healthcare System, Providence, RI

Last updated: 10/03/2023

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Cristofer Price, Pharm D, BCPP
7 years as an RPD
830 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
Primary Practice: VA Providence Healthcare System
2 positions reported
Phone: 401-273-7100 x12295

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 1
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 1
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 35% Inpatient / 65% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 15006)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 692866)
  • Program Inception: 2013
  • Application Deadline: 01/6/2024
  • Starting Date: 07/01/2024
  • Estimated Stipend: 50,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: 13 days paid vacation; 13 days sick leave; Health insurance available
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Early commitment may be offered to current PGY1 residents at VAPHCS

Special Requirements for Application

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

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Specialty clinic
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Clozapine, PTSD

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: 6 BCPP certified pharmacist preceptors (4 in Providence, 1 in New Bedford, 1 in Hyannis); multidisciplinary team based specialty clinics including clozapine clinic, PTSD clinic, Substance Use Disorders, TBI, ALS
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 6 BCPPs, 0 Other Pharmacists, 4 Non-Pharmacists

PGY1 Elective Rotations offered

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology

PGY1 Special Features

PGY1 General Practice residency with emphasis in Mental Health. (2 other PGY1 residents and 1 PGY2 resident in Ambulatory Care also); opportunity to precept PharmD students from University of Rhode Island; teaching certificate program offered; multi-disciplinary team opportunities with psychiatry residents from Brown University.

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