PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Locations and Preceptors

Faculty

PGY1 Residency Program Director and Preceptor

Jane F. Bowen, PharmD, BCPS (Internal Medicine)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Additional Preceptors

Jessica L. Adams, PharmD, BCPS (HIV)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Angela L. Bingham, PharmD, BCPS (Critical Care)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Laura L. Bio, PharmD, BCPS (Pediatrics)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Gladys M. Duenas, PharmD, BCACP (Ambulatory Care)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Benjamin J. Ereshefsky, PharmD, BCPS (Infectious Disease)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Valerie S. Ganetsky, PharmD, BCPS (Ambulatory Care)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Jomy M. George, PharmD, BCPS (Infectious Disease)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Anisha B. Grover, PharmD (Community)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Diane Hadley, PharmD, BCACP (Ambulatory Care)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Stephanie Polli, PharmD, BCPS (Medication Safety)
Clinical Pharmacist
Cooper University Hospital

Linda Rivard, RPh (Longitudinal Staffing)
Pharmacist, Department of Pharmacy
Cooper University Hospital

Shanta Sen, PharmD, BCPS (Internal Medicine)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Laura A. Siemianowski, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy (Critical Care)
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Colleen Smith, PharmD (Neonatal ICU)
Clinical Pharmacist
Cooper University Hospital

Sarah A. Spinler, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS, AQ (Cardiology Critical Care, Teaching, and Research)
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Jackie Sutton, PharmD (Hospital Pharmacy Management)
Director of Pharmacy
Cooper University Hospital

Tyan Thomas, PharmD, BCPS (Ambulatory Care)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Facilities

The training sites for the PCP PGY1 Pharmacy Resident are Cooper University Hospital, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

Cooper University Hospital

Most of the resident rotations are offered at Cooper University Hospital (CUH) in Camden, NJ. CUH is a 600-licensed bed, not for profit academic medical center offering more than 75 specialty services. Cooper University Health Care serves as Southern New Jersey’s major tertiary-care referral hospital for specialized services and includes the following signature programs: Level I Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center, the Cooper Cancer Institute, the Cooper Heart Institute, the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute, the Cooper Neurosciences Institute and Critical Care. Cooper is also home to The Children’s Regional Hospital, the only state-designated children’s hospital in South Jersey. Cooper offers more than 70 outpatient offices throughout the southern New Jersey region and is a core teaching hospital for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Visit http://www.cooperhealth.org/content.

Philadelphia VA Medical Center

Ambulatory care rotations are offered at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, which has been in existence since 1952 and serves more than 350,000 veterans who reside in eight county areas of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The Medical Center has 133 operating beds, and supports a 220-bed Nursing Home. The Medical Center is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine and has the distinction of being named as a National Research Center of Excellence for its Center for Health Equity, Research and Promotion (CHERP) and Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC). The Medical Center’s anticoagulation clinic is pharmacist-managed, and via a collaborative practice agreement, clinical pharmacists provide direct care to patients with diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and other chronic conditions in the Medical Center’s physician-referred pharmacy disease state management clinics. In addition to the pharmacy disease state management clinics, clinical pharmacists work with health care providers in the hepatitis C/infectious diseases and pain management clinics.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is a 754-bed, non-profit teaching hospital. HUP has been recognized among the nation’s leaders in specialty areas including diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, and pulmonology and as the best in the Philadelphia region for cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, psychiatry, urology, and ears, nose and throat. Elective rotation opportunities for the resident include acute heart failure and cardiology intensive care unit (ICU)/step down unit.

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) is the oldest College of Pharmacy in the United States. Since its origin in 1821, the College has continued to be a leader in pharmacy education. Besides the flagship program, the entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy degree, pharmacy-related baccalaureate programs are offered in the areas of pharmaceutical technology and pharmacology and toxicology. The PCP also offers graduate degrees in Pharmaceutics (MS, PhD), Pharmacology and Toxicology (MS, PhD), and Pharmacy Administration (MS, PhD). The Mayes College of Healthcare Policy and business offers degrees in Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management (BS), Biomedical Writing (MS), Health Policy (MS, PhD), Public Health (MPH), and Pharmaceutical Business (MBA).

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