The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is conducted by Reston Hospital Center in Reston, Virginia and the School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University in Winchester and Ashburn, Virginia. Rotations are completed at Reston Hospital Center, an expanding, 187-bed community hospital located near Washington, DC. The mission of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Reston Hospital Center is to enable residents to become independent practitioners and be confident in practicing in a variety of health care settings.
The emphasis of this residency is on the impact of pharmacists and pharmacy leadership on patient care in the hospital setting, through a multidisciplinary approach. Residents gain a well rounded and real-world experience of providing pharmaceutical care in a community hospital as well as the importance of providing education to patients and other health care professionals.
- Internal Medicine
- Teaching Rotation (Precepting)
- Critical Care
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Practice Management and Leadership
- Drug Information
- Medication Safety (Longitudinal)
- Research (Longitudinal)
- Staffing (Longitudinal)
- Medication therapy management
- Education of pharmacy students and healthcare professionals
- Participation in departmental and committee meetings
- Involved in medication safety practices
- Develop/support process improvement projects
Dr. Chelsea Kim is a current PGY-1 resident at Reston Hospital Center. She is originally from Seoul, South Korea and came to the United States when she was 13. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from James Madison University and received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her professional interests include infectious disease and critical care. During pharmacy school, she was a member of Phi Delta Chi, American Pharmacists Association, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Residency Program Director:
Elizabeth Wren, Pharm.D., BCPS
Reston Hospital Center
1850 Town Center Parkway
Reston, VA 20190