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. Additional opportunities for direct patient care in the ambulatory care setting are available.
- Internal Medicine
- Teaching Rotation (Precepting)
- Practice Management and Leadership
- Transitions of Care (Longitudinal)
- Formulary Management (Longitudinal)
- Medication Safety (Longitudinal)
- Community Outreach (Longitudinal)
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- 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. Matthew Brooks is a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at Winchester Medical Center located in Winchester, VA. Matt completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at West Virginia University. During pharmacy school, Matt enjoyed participating in student organizations, serving in leadership roles for Rho Chi, SSHP, and APhA. His professional interests include inpatient care and internal medicine. Prior to pharmacy school, he earned a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at West Virginia University. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his fiancé, family, and friends, as well as exploring the surrounding areas and doing all things outdoors!
Dr. Kierstin Reid is a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at the Winchester Medical Center located in Winchester, VA. Kierstin grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in both chemistry and biomedical science at Lynchburg College. She completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy in 2021. During pharmacy school, she was involved with Rho Chi, Phi Delta Chi, American Pharmacists Association, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Her professional interests include critical care, emergency medicine, and psychiatry. In her spare time, Kierstin enjoys watching documentaries, baking, and spending quality time with her family, friends, and cat Bo.
Charisa Flaherty, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Winchester Medical Center
1840 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 536-3490