The PGY2 pharmacy residency program is a 12-month intensive learning experience that offers training in both a public health and a private practice chronic care outpatient setting.
The program focuses your training in four primary areas: interdisciplinary patient care to insured and underserved patients, teaching, outcomes research, and public health.
You will participate collaboratively with adult ambulatory care physicians to establish and monitor health care plans, work on community level public health projects, and participate in ongoing research projects.
There are a number of excellent reasons to choose the PGY2 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency at McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
Our residents receive: • 10 days paid time off • Paid travel and lodging to the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting • Potential travel to the APhA Annual Meeting • Competitive compensation • Liability protection • Access to full medical, dental and vision insurance • Access to Samford University’s drug information resources • Certificate training is offered in: • APhA diabetes • Travel medicine • Physical assessment • Teaching
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency is by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.
Applications are available through PhORCAS.
Required materials include: • Completed application • Letter of intent • Curriculum vitae • Official pharmacy school transcript • Three letters of recommendation (PGY1 preceptors are preferred)
About Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Samford University is a comprehensive institution located on a beautiful campus at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Located just five miles south of the Birmingham city center, we are the largest private university in Alabama and offer rigorous academic programs firmly grounded in the context of a Christian community. Founded in 1841, Samford is consistently rated high by the U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, The Princeton Review and John H. Templeton Foundation for overall academic value, affordability and experience.
Of particular note, the McWhorter School of Pharmacy was founded in 1927, has had continuous accreditation since this was initiated in 1944, has about 4,000 living alumni and is known for our outstanding graduates, as well as our tradition of caring relationships with students, faculty, and staff.