Pharmacy Residency Program | VA Augusta Health Care

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center offers a 12-month Postgraduate Residency Program (PGY1) designed to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) training and outcomes to help develop clinical pharmacists responsible for medications. – care related to patients with a wide range of conditions.

Pharmacy Service Residency Program

Program structure

This residency program aims to train pharmacists to provide pharmaceutical care to ambulatory and acute care patients as members of the healthcare team, and to provide education to patients and healthcare professionals. In addition to patient care, residents will participate in research, drug safety reporting, preceptorship, and teaching (including student preceptorship and presentation of ACPE-approved CE presentations). Residents will be encouraged to develop an approach to profession that can lead to lifelong learning and professional satisfaction.

The program includes compulsory, elective and longitudinal learning experiences.

Rotations required:

  • Orientation
  • Ambulatory care I and II
  • Acute care
  • critical care
  • Mental Health
  • Administration
  • Spinal cord injury (outpatient or acute care)

Longitudinal experiences required:

  • Clinical administration
  • Hospital and outpatient staff
  • Teaching and education
  • Major residency project

Elective rotations (not all-inclusive):

  • Anticoagulation
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Primary Home Care (HBPC)


  • Estimated allowance: $41,000
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid leave (4 hours accumulated per 2-week pay period)
  • Paid sick leave (4 hours accumulated per 2 week pay period)
  • Paid administrative leave
  • Health and life insurance
  • Free parking

How to register

Application requirements

Applicant must be a US citizen, graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy, and hold an active pharmacy license or be eligible for licensing in any US state or territory. All applicants must participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program and complete a pre-employment background check and screening.

Application process

Applicants must complete a standard application in the centralized online pharmacy residency application service, PhORCAS, at Requirements for completed applications include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Official Pharmacy School Transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation

Registration deadline

All application materials must be submitted through PhORCAS by January 3, 2022.

Interview Notice
Candidates will be informed of the status of the interview no later than the end of February each year.

Appointment to post

Applicants must meet all requirements for federal employment.

Note: The CNVAMC Pharmacy Residency Program is committed to ensuring that no one on this site solicits, accepts, or uses information relating to an applicant’s residency ranking. The program follows the rules of the ASHP Pharmacy Resident Matching Program.

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