This PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is conducted by Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in Arlington, Virginia in partnership with the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy at Shenandoah University in Winchester and Ashburn, Virginia. Rotations are completed at Virginia Hospital Center, an independent 350-bed not-for-profit, teaching facility. VHC is designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Washington DC metropolitan area.
The mission of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Virginia Hospital Center is to develop pharmacy residents as valued members of the health care team who can independently practice patient-centered pharmaceutical care in a variety of healthcare settings. The focus of this residency is to enhance skills in pharmacy leadership, pharmaceutical care, patient education, medication therapy monitoring, establishing therapeutic goals and communicate with other healthcare providers. Our affiliation with Shenandoah University shall enable the residents to participate in a teaching and learning curriculum certificate program and gain experience in lecturing, as well as precepting pharmacy students.
- Drug Information (Longitudinal)
- Intensive Care
- Internal Medicine
- Medication Safety (Longitudinal)
- Practice Management and Leadership
- Research (Longitudinal)
- Teaching Rotation (Precepting)
- Behavioral Health
- Health Informatics and Automation
- Infectious Diseases
- Surgical Care
Dr Judith John is PGY1 Pharmacy Resident at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA. Her professional interests are infectious disease, oncology, pediatrics, and women’s health. Dr. John is from Orlando, Florida and received her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in May 2018. She is a member of American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists and Kappa Epsilon professional pharmacy fraternity. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, cooking, and taking part in outreach programs.
Dr. Courtney Johnson is a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA. Dr. Johnson earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in May 2017 from Howard University in Washington, DC. Before relocating to Washington, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in June of 2012 from The Ohio State University. Her professional interests include pediatrics, infectious disease and emergency medicine. Dr. Johnson is a member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc., American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and Phi Lambda Sigma. She enjoys traveling, running, cooking and spending quality time with her family and friends.
Residency Program Director:
Michael Nana Nyame-Mireku, Pharm.D., PhD, MIT, BCNSP
Virginia Hospital Center
1701 North George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22205