The Shenandoah University PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency is conducted at Amherst Family Practice and Selma Medical Associates, two physician practices of 13 private physician practices and 62 physicians that are part of a clinically integrated network that provide patient care for the tri-state area of northern Virginia, northeastern West Virginia, and northwestern Maryland. Amherst Family Practice has four physicians and four physician assistants. Selma Medical Associates is a multi-specialty practice with 18 physicians, 7 physician assistants and two nurse practitioners. Clinical pharmacy services have been in place at both practices for more than 15 years.
Join us for an open house on Nov. 27, 2023 from 6-7 p.m. (Eastern time)
- Two longitudinal pharmacy-run clinical experiences (family practice clinic and multi-specialty clinic) within collaborative clinics
- Community and wellness extended rotation
- Longitudinal experiences include providing direct-patient care per collaborative practice agreements and comprehensive medication management with transitions of care and chronic care management
- Staffing at local service-based community pharmacies
- Selective rotation based on resident’s interests
- Orientation Learning Experience
- Two longitudinal (~6 month) direct patient care experiences
- Amherst Family Practice
- Selma Medical Associates
- Sinclair Health Clinic
- Community and Wellness
- Project Management
- Communication and Academic
- Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program
Dr. Ajongako Atabong is a PGY1 Ambulatory Care resident with Shenandoah University collaborative clinics. She earned her bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and her Doctor of Pharmacy from SUNY University at Buffalo. She developed an interest in ambulatory care while in pharmacy school which led her to pursue a PGY1 focused amb care program. Upon completion of her PGY1, Ajongako plans to pursue a career in ambulatory care where she can continue to seek clinical and teaching opportunities, and eventually become a BPS Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP). Outside of work Ajongako likes to travel, bake, read and go out with friends and family.
Dr. Sara Salah is a PGY1 resident with Shenandoah University Collaborative Ambulatory Care Clinics. She is originally from New York and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her professional interests include cardiology, anticoagulants, geriatrics, and endocrinology. Upon completion of PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, she plans to practice in primary care and obtain Board Certification of Ambulatory Care (BCACP) with opportunities to precept residents and students. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys traveling, exploring new cities and spending quality time with her family, friends and cat Cleo.
Practice Site Information and Resources:
Residency Program Director:
R. Iain Pritchard, Pharm.D., BCACP
Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy
1775 North Sector Court, Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 678-4396