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PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at Northwell Health

The Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at the Northwell Health Division of Infectious Disease is a 12-month program that focuses on outpatient medication therapy management. The goal of this program is to prepare pharmacists for the role of an ambulatory care specialist, clinical coordinator and/or an adjunct faculty member in an area of ambulatory care pharmacy. The resident will have opportunities to foster skills in medication management, direct patient care and leadership throughout the residency year.

This program is currently in the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) candidate status for accreditation.

Training information

Rotations in the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency include:

Core rotations

  • Hepatology
  • HIV I
  • HIV II
  • Internal medicine

Elective rotations

  • Anticoagulation
  • Oncology
  • Rheumatology
  • Transplant

Longitudinal responsibilities

  • Outpatient staffing
  • Pharmacy administration
  • Research project/manuscript
  • Student preceptorship

Application process

Applicants interested in the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency program at Northwell Health should apply using the pharmacy online residency centralized application service (PhORCAS). Applications are due by January 17.

Essential application information includes:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent (two page maximum)
  • Three letters of recommendation

The candidate must also be:

  • Participating in, or have completed, an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program or one in the ASHP accreditation process (e.g., one with candidate or preliminary accreditation status)
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in New York state

Faculty

Program director

Loyce Mol, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP

Dr. Mol is the manager of ambulatory care pharmacy at Northwell Health Division of Infectious Disease. She obtained her BS and PharmD from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston, Texas, and completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency at Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. She currently serves as the preceptor for the orientation, research project, and HIV I rotations.

Program coordinator

Megan Lam, PharmD, AAHIVP

Dr. Lam is a clinical pharmacist specialist at Northwell Health Division of Infectious Disease. She received her PharmD from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. She completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency at North Shore University Hospital and a PGY2 ambulatory care residency at Northwell Health Division of Infectious Disease. She currently serves as the preceptor for the HIV II rotation.

Preceptors

Ashley Galla, PharmD, MBA, BCACP
Pharmacy administration

Danielle Gatti, PharmD, BCACP, AAHIVP 
Rheumatology 

Nicholas Jandovitz, PharmD
Transplant

Chung-Shien Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Oncology

Susan Lee, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Hepatology

Celia Lu, PharmD, BCACP
Anticoagulation

Nissa Mazzola, PharmD, CDE
Internal medicine

Mauricio Orellana, RPh
Outpatient staffing

Residents

Current resident

Gabrielle Plaia, PharmD
Dr. Plaia graduated with her PharmD from St. John’s University in Queens, NY. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy resident at Huntington Hospital in Huntington, NY

Past residents

Class of 2016-2017
Megan Lam

Contact information

For more information please contact:

Loyce Mol, PharmD, AAHIVP, BCACP
[email protected]
(516) 562-3368

Megan Lam, PharmD
[email protected]
(516) 562-3368