Inova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital located in Alexandria, VA, a few miles from the nation's Capitol. Inova Alexandria Hospital offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national designations for healthcare excellence, including recent recognition as one of the best hospitals in Northern Virginia by U.S. News & World Report.
Our hospital is part of Inova Health System, Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Each of Inova’s five hospitals holds a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), distinguishing Inova as the highest-rated large health system in the U.S. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. All five Inova hospitals were awarded ‘A’ grades for the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, recognizing Inova’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare.
The Inova Alexandria Hospital post graduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency is a 12-month ASHP-accredited program that prepares pharmacist clinicians for patient care positions in the inpatient setting. The Pharmacy Department at Inova Alexandria Hospital achieves physician satisfaction scores within the 98th percentile.
The Inova Alexandria PGY1 Pharmacy Residency was established in 2013 and received ASHP accreditation in 2014. Our post-graduate training program is designed to prepare pharmacists to pursue a clinical pharmacy career in a health system environment. Our residents have gone on to become patient care clinical pharmacists in a hospital setting or have gone on to matriculate into a PGY2 residency training program in their area of choice.