PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency

 

VA St. Louis Health Care System

Program Director: Travis W. Linneman, Pharm.D., BCPS
Site Coordinator: Danielle Skouby, Pharm.D., BCPS
Resident Positions: 1

ASHP Code: 64450
NMS Code: 598256

This program is designed to train residents to become clinical specialist and educators in the area of internal medicine as well as become eligible for pharmacotherapy specialty board certification. Residents round and provide direct patient care on multidisciplinary teams, participate in robust antimicrobial stewardship, adverse event reporting and prior approval programs.

Other experiences include clinical intervention documentation, medication therapy management and departmental committee involvement. Required clinical rotations include internal medicine, critical care, infectious diseases and a longitudinal experience in an ambulatory clinic. A variety of elective rotations is available within the VA St. Louis Health Care System and at area institutions.

Residents may choose electives based on preceptor availability and their areas of interest. Educational experiences help prepare residents for teaching in an experiential setting.

What can residents do after completing a PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency program at STLCOP and the VA?

Residents may go on to obtain high-level clinical positions, faculty positions in academia, or choose to remain in the VA Health Care System.

  • 100% of residents are board-certified pharmacotherapy specialists.
  • About 50% of former residents practice within the VA Health Care System.
  • Nearly 30% hold full-time faculty positions.

 

Program Director

linneman-travis-17.jpgTravis W. Linneman, Pharm.D., BCPS

Dr. Linneman is the residency program director for the PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency at the VA St. Louis Health Care System where he is a clinical pharmacy specialist in internal medicine. He is currently an associate professor of pharmacy practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Dr. Linneman earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) from the University of Kansas. Subsequently, he completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

 

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