Residency Description

PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency (2016-2017)

Program Director: Patricia W. Slattum, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

The VCU School of Pharmacy Geriatric Pharmacy Residency is a 12-month program designed to prepare the resident to provide quality care for older adults in the inpatient, outpatient, and long-term care settings. With ample opportunity for teaching and scholarly pursuits, the graduating resident will also be well-suited for a career in academia. The Residency features required rotations to establish a solid foundation of geriatric knowledge and elective rotations to meet the resident’s specific career goals. The resident schedule of activities will depend upon his/her previous experience and areas of interest. While the basic structure of the Residency is in line with the ASHP Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives for PGY-2 Pharmacy Residencies in Geriatrics, not being ASHP-accredited gives us the flexibility to create a one-of-a-kind experience tailored to the resident’s individual needs.

Residency Program Description

Residency Program Brochure


Current Resident

Kripali Patel is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at MCPHS University in 2016. She completed a Community Pharmacy Ownership Residency at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Eshelman School of Pharmacy prior to joining Virginia Commonwealth University for a PGY2. Her interests include academia, public health and geriatrics.