The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is conducted by Winchester Medical Center and the School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia. Rotations are completed at Winchester Medical Center, a progressive, 445-bed regional medical center. The mission of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at WMC is to enable residents to become independent practitioners and be confident in practicing in a variety of health care settings.
With our affiliation with Shenandoah University, the residents are able to participate in a teaching certificate program and gain experience in lecturing, as well as precepting pharmacy students.
- Internal Medicine
- Teaching Rotation (Precepting)
- Practice Management and Leadership
- Adult Critical Care
- Formulary Management (Longitudinal)
- Medication Safety (Longitudinal)
- Community Outreach/Career Development (Longitudinal)
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Staffing (Longitudinal)
- Rounding with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals/teams
- Medication therapy management
- Education of pharmacy students and healthcare professionals
- Participation in departmental and committee meetings
- Involved in medication safety practices
- Active in providing community service
Dr. Alexandria (Alex) Lehman is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia. She grew up in southcentral Pennsylvania and earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree from Lebanon Valley College in 2018, and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Shenandoah University in 2022. As a pharmacy student, Alex served as Worthy Keeper of Records and Seals for Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Tutoring Coordinator for Rho Chi Academic Honor Society, and as the Chair of Operation Substance Use Disorders for APhA-ASP. She also participated in activities as a member of ACCP and ASHP, and conducted research in conjunction with other students and faculty. Her professional interests include critical care, pediatrics, and infectious disease. Outside of pharmacy, Alex enjoys watching crime shows, reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her family, friends, and cat Toby.
Dr. Luan Ma is a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at the Winchester Medical Center located in Winchester, VA. Luan completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy in 2022. During pharmacy school, Luan was involved with Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Pharmaceutical Fraternity and Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). Prior to pharmacy school, he earned an Associate of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry. His professional interests include pharmacy informatics, critical care, ambulatory care, and psychiatry. In his spare time, Luan enjoys singing, going to the movie theater, trying new restaurants, as well as supporting his favorite soccer club, Manchester United.
Charisa Flaherty, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Winchester Medical Center
1840 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 536-3490