The Collaborative Ambulatory Care Clinics 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.
- Two longitudinal pharmacy-run clinic experiences (family practice clinic and multi-specialty clinic) within a clinically integrated network
- 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 Shenandoah Valley Compassionate Pharmacy (One 4 hour shift per month)
- Selective rotation based on resident’s interests (examples: primary care rotation, psychiatry or palliative care clinic at a Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center, Clinical community rotation, outpatient pediatric psychiatry, and others)
- Disease state management (i.e., diabetes, anticoagulation, hypertension, lipids)
- Primary care health delivery
- Medication management
- Medicare Part D
- Reimbursement and practice leadership
- Drug representative detailing and drug samples
- Project management
Dr. Abby Fornes is a PGY-1 Ambulatory Care Resident at Shenandoah University, affiliated with Selma Medical Associates and Amherst Family Practice in Winchester, VA. She is originally from Buffalo, NY and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy from University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy.
Her professional interests include diabetes management, weight loss, and primary care. She bridged these interests by performing research looking at predictors of weight loss in a bariatric surgery population during pharmacy school. Dr. Fornes is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the American Pharmacists Association, and Phi Delta Chi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. She enjoys kayaking, skiing, traveling, and spending time with family.
Dr. Darryl Lewis, originally from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, completed his prerequisite and undergrad training at North Carolina Central University. He then earned his Doctorate of Pharmacy degree at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Lewis is currently an ambulatory care PGY-1 with Amherst Family Practice and Selma Medical Associates in Winchester, VA. His professional interests include ambulatory care, academia, organizational leadership, and serving undersevered communities.
Dr. Lewis is a member of ASHP, APhA, NPhA, and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity. His personal interests include photography and traveling. Upon completion of the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Dr. Lewis plans to earn board certification in pharmacotherapy and pursue a career in ambulatory care pharmacy and academia.
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