Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, San Jose, CA

Last updated: 09/19/2022

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Leah Arnbrecht PharmD, BCPP
1 years as an RPD
Contact: Hajer Ibrahim PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, APh
275 Hospital Parkway, Suite 625
San Jose, CA 95119
Primary Practice: Ambulatory Care Clinic
0 positions reported
Phone: 669-245-2384
Email: leah.m.arnbrecht@kp.org
Web: https://pharmacyresidency.kaiser...

Maximum Number of Positions

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

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: Other: Outpatient and Inpatient
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 25% Inpatient / 75% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Candidate
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 606166)
  • Program Inception: 2021
  • Application Deadline: January 9, 2023
  • Starting Date: July 3, 2023
  • Estimated Stipend: $70,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Varies/TBD
  • Fringe Benefits: -7 days of paid holidays -At least 19 vacation days per year (may be more if you are already a KP employee) -Extended sick leave -Insurance includes: medical, dental and optical for employee and family, spouse or domestic partner if applicable -Paid educational leave: Kaiser Permanente CFS (preparation for Western States) and Western States Conference -Additional Benefits: Retirement plans, Employee Assistance Program, Domestic Partner Benefits, Flexible and Health Care Spending Accounts, Activity Program (e.g. entertainment ticket, gym membership discounts) -Other: individualized workspace (with ergonomic assessment), private voicemail, lab coats, business cards, copying privileges, and gym access in the medical center
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Per the Early Commitment Process as defined by the ASHP Resident Matching Program

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
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Pain management
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: No (or N/A)
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Residents will complete a CME during their residency as well as have the opportunity to give a didactic lecture to psychiatric medical residents. Residents will complete a research project and associated manuscript written for publication, which will be presented at a state conference. An optional teaching certificate is offered. The resident will have exposure to a longitudinal leadership rotation as well as drug use management rotation, focusing on cost-effective therapies at Kaiser Permanente. Residents who successfully complete the PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program will be prepared for advanced patient care, academia, or other specialized positions, along with board certification in psychiatric pharmacy (BCPP).
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 5 BCPPs, 5 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The PGY2 psychiatric pharmacy residency program at KP San Jose is intended to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency program to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in the field of psychiatric pharmacy. Residents will build upon their accumulative experience and knowledge while working more independently to provide patient care in an advanced practice setting.

Site Special Features

Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center has a Psychiatry Medical Residency Program, which allows collaboration and additional teaching opportunities.