Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Pharmacy Residency Program

Pharmacy Residency Program 

The Wilkes-Barre VAMC Pharmacy Practice Residency Program is a 12-Month Program
Residency Program Code: 129513

Program Description

Number of positions: 4
Application Deadline: Received by January 1st
Starting Date: July 1st
Estimated Stipend: $41,098
Interview Required: Yes
Benefits: Affordable Health, Dental, and Liability Insurance, 10 Holidays, 13 days of annual leave and 13 sick days.


The ASHP accredited residency program at Wilkes-Barre VA is designed to prepare pharmacy practice residents to function independently as clinical pharmacy specialists in an ambulatory care setting, serve as a clinical faculty for a pharmacy program, or pursue PGY2 training.

Program Outcomes as Required by "ASH Accreditation Standard for Postgraduate Year One Pharmacy Residency Programs"

Manage and improve the medication use process.

1.  Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams.

2.  Exercise leadership and practice management skills

3.  Demonstrate project management skills

4.  Provide medication and practice-related education and training.

5.  Utilize medical informatics.



Wilkes-Barre, PA
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Pharmacy Residency


Program Curriculum 


Learning Experiences 
"" Application Process 




Tarannum Mansuri, PharmD., BCACP
Residency Director
570-824-3521 x4814
E-Mail: Tarannum Mansuri

Donna Tigue, RPh, 
Acting Chief of Pharmacy
570-824-3521 x7465

Shana Lettieri, PharmD.
Residency Coordinator
570-824-3521 x4352
E-Mail: Shana Lettieri

Useful Links:

- American Society of Health System Pharmacists

- National Matching Service

- National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

- Federal Holidays

Pharmacist Reviewing Drug List