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What Is A Pharmacy Residency Category: Pharmacy by - June 11, 2013 | Views: 72469 | Likes: 2 | Comment: 1  

Pharmacy Residency Excellence Awards

ASHP Foundation recognizes excellence and leadership in the training and mentoring of pharmacy residents. Goals are to recognize the achievements of residency programs and practitioners and foster innovations in residency training.  In 2012, the following awards were given:

  • Program Award: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital PGY1 Residency Program
  • Preceptor Award: Carol J. Rollins, B.S. Pharm., M.S., Pharm.D., BCNSP, The University of Arizona Medical Center—University Campus, Tucson, Arizona
  • New Preceptor Award: Elizabeth A. Neuner, Pharm.D., BCPS, (AQ-ID), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio


Find Pharmacy Jobs At The Healthcare Career Center


Why should you opt for a pharmacy residency

  • Acquire clinical experience in specialized areas of pharmacy
  • Advance your professional career and increase job opportunities by qualifying for jobs that require residency training
  • Increase networking opportunities
  • Expand your knowledge in a variety of pharmacy settings
  • Opportunity to work in several pharmacy settings

Examples of jobs for pharmacists who have completed residencies include infectious disease pharmacists, critical care pharmacists, and ambulatory care pharmacists.

What will you do during a pharmacy residency?

  • Learn from preceptors and other healthcare professionals
  • Give educational presentations
  • Clinical staff pharmacist coverage
  • Core experiences in areas of pharmacy such as Infectious Disease, Pediatrics, Trauma Intensive Care, and Internal Medicine
  • Core longitudinal experiences such as patient and medication safety, formulary management, ambulatory care and drug information and use evaluation.



Also Read: Changes In Supply And Demand For Pharmacist Jobs  


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