The VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System residency program is designed to develop the resident’s skills and competencies in providing patient-centered care as part of an interdisciplinary team with a focus on primary care, mental health, and geriatrics.
The VA Finger Lakes Health System includes the Bath and Canandaigua VA Medical Centers, and the Rochester VA Clinic, as well as several community clinics and rural health clinics. VA Finger Lakes provides primary care, long-term care, and mental health care services to more than 30,000 veterans in New York and Pennsylvania. As well as providing outpatient care, Bath also has a 200-bed residential rehabilitation treatment program, an 80-bed Community Living Center (CLC) and a 15-bed medical floor which offers detox and low complexity hospital treatment. Canandaigua also provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care with an 80-bed CLC. The facilities are located in the heart of the Finger Lakes region in West Central New York where you can enjoy all four seasons with many year-round activities including hiking, biking, skiing , boating, gliding (gliders) and golf. The region is known for its beautiful lakes, waterfalls, gorges and hills, as well as its many vineyards and culinary specialties.
Finger Lakes PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency is in candidate status for ASHP Accredited and was established in 2022. Although the program requires core components of pharmacy practice, it also allows for flexibility in elective rotations so that the resident can personalize the program. interests. Residents will work with pharmacists in both outpatient and hospital pharmacies as well as clinics.