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The Academic Pharmacy Fellowship position at Touro College of Pharmacy in New York is a 12-month program designed to prepare the pharmacy professional who is interested in a career in academic pharmacy and is seeking an experience in pharmacy education.
The academic fellow will work with administrators and faculty to gain experience in teaching in a variety of classroom settings, precepting APPE students and participating in scholarship. The program also includes opportunities to help design curricula and assess students. In the process the fellow will obtain a teaching certificate.
Work with the Academic Affairs/Assessment Dean's and College Committees
Work with the Student Affairs Dean
Conduct scholarship work and academic research project
Clinical practice (2 hospital rotations + 1 ambulatory care rotation)
Teaching skills (didactic lecture + skills lab, recitations + precept 2 students on rotations)
Review/present journal articles
Education, Preparation, and Training
Individuals who have completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency or a PGY-2 specialty residency and are interested in pursuing a career in academia are highly encouraged to apply. Applicants without a PGY-1 residency will be interviewed based on their academic performance/experience. Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, licensure or eligible for licensure in the State of New York.
Applicants should submit:
1) CV/curriculum vitae
2) Three letters of recommendation
3) A letter of intent delineating goals for completing a PGY2 residency program
4) Statement of teaching philosophy
5) Contact information of three references
Additional Salary Information: Employer benefits and travel stipend to attend American Association College of Pharmacy (AACP) annual conference and American Society of Health System Pharmacist’s (ASHP) Mid-Year Clinical meeting
About Touro College of Pharmacy - Academic Fellowship
The Touro College of Pharmacy serves society through programs in pharmacy education, research and scholarship and by service to the community and the profession. The college strives to prepare students to be competent, caring and ethical professionals dedicated to providing care to patients and supporting the health care team. A compelling need exists for a program to educate the next generation of pharmacists on issues of health disparities and serving diverse populations. Increasing the number of minority health professionals and increasing the cultural awareness of the majority student population is a major thrust of the Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem.
Reflecting the values of Touro College, the vision of the College of Pharmacy is to contribute to the building of a better society for all through improved health status of individuals and the community. This vision will be accomplished through adherence to the College of Pharmacy’s mission of increased educational opportunities to society as a whole and, more specifically, to the Harlem community through programs in pharmacy education, research and scholarship, and service to the community and the profes...sion. The College will strive to prepare students to be competent, caring, and ethical professionals dedicated to providing individualized care to patients, involved in community health, and supporting the health care team.