Pharmacy Residency Track
Get ready for residency
The Pharmacy Residency Track prepares student pharmacists for careers in progressive practice while also providing additional opportunities to strengthen their candidacy for competitive post-graduate training programs.
Completed Foundations of Clinical Pharmacy Practice Elective with B or higher and maintain overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Good academic standing and no probation, academic or professional.
No formal application is required; however, students enroll in the track based on the electives that they take, as well as their academic and professional standing. Deadline to start these classes is Fall of the P2 year.
Complete 12 hours of the required course work.
At a glance
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Foundations of Clinical Pharmacy Practice (2 hours)
*Grade of B or higher required to continue in the track
Advanced Application of Primary Literature (1 hour)
Communication Skills as a Platform for Success (1 hour)
Practice Area Specific Elective
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice in Appalachia (2 hours), P3 Fall (only offered this semester)
Application of Acute Care Pharmacy (2 hours), P3 Spring (only offered this semester)
MTM (1 hour), P3 Spring
Business Plan Development (1 hour), P3 Spring
*Only one of these courses is required. Students do not have to take all practice area specific electives.
Pharmacy Leadership ForumP3 Fall
Disease-State elective (Ex. HIV, oncology, pediatrics, etc) (1-2 hours)
Students must select one disease state-specific elective
Post-Grad Launchpad (1 hour)
P3 Spring/ P4 Fall (only offered at this time)
This is a calendar year long elective that meets monthly from January of the student’s P3 year until November of the student’s P4 year .
Clinical Research Primer (2 hours), Offered P2 and P3 years
Independent Research with a Faculty Member, Any Year
Students must complete 2 hours of research experience either in the form of independent research with a faculty member OR through the Clinical Research Primer Course. Both are not required.
Capstone Presentation (1 hour)
CE-accredited Seminar presentation
Research presented (poster or oral presentation) at a local or national meeting
Manuscript accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journal