PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency Locations and Preceptors

Faculty

PGY2 Residency Program Director and Preceptor:

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

Additional Preceptors:

Jessica L. Adams , PharmD, BCPS (HIV & Infectious Diseases)
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

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

Gladys G. Dueñas, PharmD, BCACP (Community Practice)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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

Jomy M. George, BCPS (AQ Infectious Diseases)
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Anisha Grover, PharmD (Community Practice)
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 I. Polli, PharmD, BCPS (Medication Safety)
Clinical Pharmacist
Cooper University Hospital

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

Sarah A. Spinler, PharmD, FCCP, FAHA, FASHP, AACC, FCPP, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

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

Tyan F. Thomas, PharmD, BCPS (Ambulatory Care)
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Facilities

The primary training site for the PGY2 Pharmacotherapy resident will be Cooper University Hospital. Additional rotation opportunities will be available at affiliated PCP training sites, which may include the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center). Practice sites will be selected based upon the resident’s rotation schedule and preceptors’ schedule.

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 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 providing Entry-Level Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and Flexible Doctor of Pharmacy degree programs. Other pharmacy-related baccalaureate programs are offered in the areas of pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical marketing and management. The College also offers graduate degrees in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Pharmacy Administration.

Cooper University Hospital

The resident will be completing all inpatient internal medicine rotations at this facility. The resident will attend interdisciplinary rounds with the medical team and resolve medication therapy issues for all patients. The resident will also take APPE students during at least one of the internal medicine rotations. Additional opportunities at Cooper University Hospital include participation in multidisciplinary patient group visits at the Urban Health Institute, infectious diseases consult service inpatient rotation, pediatrics inpatient rotation, and an HIV outpatient clinic.

Philadelphia VA Medical Center

The Philadelphia VA Medical Center, which has been in existence since 1952, 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). Preceptors practice in a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation clinic and provide direct care to patients with diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and other chronic conditions in a physician-referral pharmacy medication management clinic.

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Ambulatory care pharmacy services at Penn Family Care began in 2003. Current services provided by pharmacy preceptors include a physician-referral pharmacy managed medication management clinic and transitions of care clinic.

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)

Rotation opportunities include a cardiology ICU/step down unit where the resident will collaborate with the cardiology team to identify and resolve medication therapy problems or patients. Additional opportunities may include a heart failure transitions of care clinic.

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