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Pharmacy Resident

Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) 

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare’s Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program strives to help new clinical pharmacists develop their patient care practice. The 12-month program will develop clinical pharmacists who display professional competence and the ability to self-evaluate and grow as a practitioner. It builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education to expand training and experience. The program will help prepare those eligible for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. 

Phase II Application Due Date: March 22nd, 2024
Use Code: 38904
Program Length: 52 weeks
Start date: July 1, 2024
Number of positions: 1

Program Details

A PGY1 residency will allow resident to practice patient-oriented care and serve a variety of patients across the care continuum. Those responsible for medication-related patient care will develop professional practice skills including clinical judgement, patient-centered care, safety, problem-solving strategies and leadership. Residents will have the opportunity to work with a highly motivated group of preceptors who will provide a dynamic learning environment to enhance skills.  

Learning Experiences


  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine II
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Critical Care
  • Transitions of Care
  • Sterile Compounding-Parenteral Nutrition
  • Emergency Medicine

Elective (Choice of 2)

  •  Pharmacy Informatics
  •  Antimicrobial Stewardship II
  • Critical Care II (Neurocritical Care)
  • Administration II 


  • Professional Communication
  • Pharmacy Staffing
  • Medication Use Evaluation and Research
  • Administration
  • Teaching and Learning Certificate


Candidates must have:

  • Graduated from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
  • Applied through PhORCAS
  • Virginia Pharmacist License issued no later than last Friday in August 

Application Process

1.    Complete the online application through PhORCAS (
2.    Applicants must provide the following (submitted via PhORCAS):

  • Letter of intent
  •  Curriculum vitae
  •  Pharmacy school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation

3.    Interview required


  • Competitive Stipend 
  • Personal Health Benefits
  • Paid Annual Leave 
  • Educational Travel Allowance 
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Teaching and Learning Certificate 

Program Contact

Yao-Hua Lin, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Clinical Manager Pharmacy | PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
736 North Battlefield Blvd. 
Chesapeake, VA 23320
 (757) 312-6349


Amy Schultz, PharmD, BCCCP | Director of Pharmacy

Sean Haynie, PharmD | Clinical Pharmacist

Philip Jan, PharmD, BCPS | Clinical Pharmacist

Madison Sodikoff, PharmD | Clinical Pharmacist

Yao Hua Lin, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP | Clinical Manager Pharmacy
Education and Training:
•    Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Austin
•    Pharmacy School: University of Houston
•    PGY1: Pharmacy - Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
•    PGY2: HIV Pharmacotherapy - University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Learning experience:  Orientation, Transitions of Care, Pharmacy Informatics, Critical Care, Antimicrobial Stewardship
Clinical interests:  HIV, Palliative Care, Transitions of Care, Pharmacy Informatics

Kristin Austin, PharmD, MS | Pharmacy Regulatory Officer
Education and Training:
•    Undergraduate: Shepherd University
•    Pharmacy School: West Virginia University
•    Residency:  PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration/MS – Hennepin County Medical Center (Hennepin Healthcare) and University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Learning experience:  Longitudinal Administration, Administration II elective
Clinical interests:  Medication Safety, Pharmacy Automation, 340B, Controlled Substance Monitoring and Diversion Prevention

Andrew Rowe, PharmD | Clinical Pharmacy Specialist: Emergency Medicine
Education and Training:
•    Undergraduate: James Madison University (major, physics: minor, astronomy and math)
•    Pharmacy School: Virginia Commonwealth University
•    PGY1: The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital 
Learning experience: Emergency Medicine
Clinical interests: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care


Brittany Post, PharmD (Class of 2023-2024)
Madison Sodikoff, PharmD (Class of 2022-2023)
Mallory Daniels, PharmD, MS, BCPS (Class of 2021-2022)

Program Information Session

Applicants interested in learning more about the Chesapeake Regional Healthcare PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program may request a virtual/in-person information session by reaching out to the program contact above!