PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency: Athens

Residency Program Director: Beth Bryles Phillips, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, FCCP, FASHP

This ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency is offered by the UGA College of Pharmacy in collaboration with the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and Mercy Health Center, both located in Athens, GA. It is a 12 month specialized program designed to develop an expertise in ambulatory care disease state management. The resident will provide patient care primarily at the Athens VA Outpatient Clinic and Mercy Health Center. Opportunities for elective rotations at other sites are available. Rotations will be longitudinal in nature. An additional feature of the program includes teaching and academia. Residents will be able to take advantage of the strengths of the UGA College of Pharmacy and gain experience in a variety of teaching activities, including didactic, small group/laboratory and experiential teaching skills. An emphasis will also be placed on scholarly pursuits. UGA Residents are classified as graduate students and will receive a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy in addition to the Residency Certificate upon successful completion of the program.


Current PGY2 Resident

Falak Lalani

Contact the Residency Director

Beth Bryles Phillips, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS , BCACP
Assistant Department Head for Residency Programs and Rite Aid Professor
Director, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency
University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
260B RC Wilson Pharmacy Building
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-4794
Fax: (706) 542-5228

Contact the Residency Program Coordinator

Devin Lavender, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
Residency Program Coordinator, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program
R.C. Wilson, Rm. 260F
Office: 706-542-2040


The UGA College of Pharmacy embraces inclusion and values equally the diversity and uniqueness that each individual brings to our profession.

In order to provide a dynamic learning environment, policies and practices have been adopted to increase the diversity of cultural, racial, ethnic, and experiential backgrounds among entering residents.

The Diversity and Multiculturalism Committee of the College of Pharmacy actively meets to encourage activities that promote diversity at all levels including recruiting, retaining, education, and community outreach.

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