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PGY 2 Pharmacy Residency Program: Psychiatric Pharmacy

Program Director

Karrie R. Jones, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP
North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
Pharmacy Service (119)
1601 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608

For More Information

Please contact Dr. Jones with further questions about the residency program.
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Objectives

Through a wide variety of clinical, research and administrative experiences, the resident will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to function as clinical pharmacy specialist in psychiatry and a leader in psychiatric pharmacy. The resident will function as integral members of interdisciplinary teams caring for individuals with psychiatric and neurologic disorders and will assume responsibility for patient-centered medication therapy.

Accreditation

ASHP accredited.

Facilities

The VA Medical Center in Gainesville is the primary training site for this residency program with experiences at the Lake City VA Medical Center and in the local community.

Responsibilities

The resident will use multiple learning environments to develop competencies in clinical pharmacy practice including outpatient psychiatry clinic, acute care psychiatry, community based mental health, addiction medicine/substance abuse as well as experiences in neuropsychology on a dementia unit. Residents actively participate in ward rounds, case conferences and educational meetings. There are also many opportunities for involvement in various pharmacy committees and workgroups.

Eligibility

Applicants should have a Pharm.D. or other advanced professional degree, be a United States citizen and have successfully completed a PGY1 residency prior to starting this program.

Application Requirements

Applications for this program will be accepted through the PhORCAS online application system with the application deadline being the second Friday in January. You will be required to submit pharmacy school transcripts, three letters of recommendation, your curriculum vitae and a letter of intent.

Additional Pharmacy Residency Pages

Program Home
Prospective Residents 
PGY-1 Geriatrics, Hospital Practice and Ambulatory Care 
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency-Lake City 
PGY-1 Tallahassee OPC 
PGY-2 Critical Care Residency 
PGY-2 Psychiatry Residency 
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency
PGY-2 Pharmacy Administration Residency 
PGY-2 Pain Management and Palliative Care Residency 

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