UVA Health General Information

UVA Health is a world-class academic medical center and health system with a level 1 trauma center, a nationally recognized cancer center, and UVA Children’s. Our footprint also encompasses 3 community hospitals and an integrated network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout Charlottesville, Culpeper, Northern Virginia, and beyond. Through teaching and research, we continue to advance medicine and innovate excellence while providing high-quality care.

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Department of Pharmacy

Mission: The UVA Department of Pharmacy Services will provide superlative patient-centered care focused on safe medication practices and innovative education and training.

Vision: The UVA Department of Pharmacy Services is a vital member of the patient care team dedicated to expanding patient care services and leading initiatives to maximize patient safety and improve outcomes. We are focused on providing: a forum of continuous learning by all employees; a work environment in which staff are engaged and motivated; and nationally recognized clinical services and educational/ training programs.

The UVA department of pharmacy has over 300 team members who practice in various areas ranging from administration and business services, clinical inpatient care, and ambulatory settings.  The inpatient hospital pharmacy provides decentralized dispensing and clinical services to an average daily census of 528 patients.  Sterile compounding for patients occurs in a newly renovated state-of-the-art IV clean room.  The department operates numerous pharmacist-run outpatient clinics, several outpatient dispensing pharmacies, a specialty pharmacy, mail order, and home infusion services. The entire department has extensive technology and automation to provide innovative and safe care.  Recent outpatient pharmacy, outpatient surgical services with associated pre and post-op clinical pharmacy care, and community hospital expansion has allowed UVA to provide pharmacy services to an increased number of patients throughout the state. 

In addition, the department has greater than 90 pharmacy student and resident preceptors serving our 12 ASHP-accredited residency programs as well as introductory and advanced experiential education of pharmacy students from Virginia Schools of Pharmacy.

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