TRICARE/DoD/Defense Health Agency

 

Residency Information:

 
Company: 
TRICARE/DoD/Defense Health Agency 
Type of Residency: 
PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Residency
Accreditation Status: 
ASHP Accredited 
Length of Program: 
12 Months 
Number of Positions: 
Affiliation: 
None 
Application Deadline: 
The 2nd Friday in January, annually
Starting Date: 
July 1
Estimated Stipend: 
$40,000 
Onsite Interview: 
Yes 
Educational/Special Requirements: 
Eligible for Federal Service, PharmD preferred, one active license in any state/US territory, 3 letters of recommendation, letter of intent, official transcripts, and CV required.
Fringe Benefits: 
Civilian residents will be federal employees and as such will have typical federal benefits with health/life insurance. Vacation time will include 10 business days.
Special Features: 
The purpose of the DoD/TRICARE/Defense Health Agency Managed Care Pharmacy Residency (PGY1) Program is to develop pharmacists who are valued members of the healthcare team, able to provide clinical and cost effectiveness evaluations to support the DoD P&T Committee. The resident will be able to provide pharmacoeconomic and budget impact analysis, complete outcomes research and other DoD clinical initiatives and help to achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes through the application of their knowledge. Required experiences include: Formulary Management, Drug Information and Drug Policy, Direct Patient Care (Ambulatory Care), Pharmacoeconomics, Leadership & Admin/Mgmt, Outcomes Research and Analysis, Pharmacy Informatics, Academia, DHA Headquarters in Falls Church, VA, and Pharmacy Operations Center/PBM. Residents will participate in the medication use evaluation process, presentation to the P&T Committee, precept student pharmacists, provide didactic lectures in the classroom setting, and develop and present continuing education programs. An original project, worthy of publication, is required.


Contact Information:


First Name: 
Amy 
Last Name: 
Lugo, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM 
Title: 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Formulary Manager
Company: 
Defense Health Agency/TRICARE
Address: 
7800 IH-10 West, 
Suite 335
City: 
San Antonio 
State: 
TX 
Zip: 
78230
Phone Number: 
(210) 536-6116
Email: 
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