A pharmacy residency will provide you with the additional experience and specialization that today’s patient-centered health care teams require. As a resident, you will receive real-world training to effectively manage increasingly complex drug therapies for patients. Through residency, you will gain unique experience as a member of an interprofessional health care team that will open doors to new career paths and opportunities.
A Clinical Foundation for Leadership in Direct Patient Care
A residency can give you a competitive edge by providing the opportunity to build upon the knowledge you gained through coursework and experiential training. As the role of pharmacists expands, residency experience is becoming increasingly important.
- Health systems prefer pharmacy applicants who have completed a residency.
- National pharmacy organizations recommend postgraduate training for individuals involved in direct patient care.
- Some institutions require residency training for pharmacists seeking advanced practice privileges.
A Variety of Residency Programs
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis boasts a wide array of PGY1 and PGY2 programs in multiple different settings in order to prepare pharmacists for any number of career paths and specialties.
Apply for a Residency
The deadline to apply is January 2, 2020.
*Exception: VA residencies. Please check the specific page for additional details.