Residency & Fellowship Training
Residencies and fellowships offered through the Department of Pharmacy Practice offer numerous advantages over most freestanding programs and many other programs affiliated with other universities. Our residency programs offer outstanding opportunities for PGY1 and PGY2 training in primary care specialties as well as sub-speciality training in a variety of healtthcare settings. Our high caliber fellowships offer candidates the opportunity to train in industry based programs, HIV/ID, advanced PK/PD and Molecular Imaging.
Residents and Fellows receive a Clinical Instructor appointment, teach and precept our PharmD students, participate in a teaching certificate program, have the ability to structure an individualized training program and have access to the many scholarly resources available at the Univeristy at Buffalo, the largest and most comprehensive research university in the State University of New York system.
Residencies are postgraduate training programs that provide essential clinical training for advancement within the profession of pharmacy. The mission of the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ residency program is to educate pharmacy residents in pharmacy practice, clinical precepting, didactic teaching, clinical research and manuscript writing; to provide patient care; and to provide services to the community at large based upon this knowledge. Our goal is to develop leaders who will practice autonomously as an integral member of the health-care team in the clinical pharmacy setting and/or as a clinical faculty member in the academic setting in a professional, ethical, and competent manner. If you would like more information about our residency programs, a detailed overview is posted here:
Residency Program Application Information
To apply to a UB Residency Program, you must submit your application materials online at http://www.ashp.org/phorcas.
Phorcas is the Application Portal that is utilized for applicants to upload their application, personal statement, CV and transcripts. Applicants should also use the Reference Portal and have their 3 letters of support uploaded. The deadline for applying to our residency program is January 2, 2013.
Please refer to the individual program information of the Buffalo Medical Group, Lifetime Health, VascuScript and Drug Information programs for additional program application requirements.
Residency Program requirements for acceptance: Must possess a PharmD degree conferred by an ACPE accredited university and be eligible for pharmacist licensure in NY State.
If you have additional questions feel free to email Mary Enstice Kruszynski.
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UB SOPPS Pharmacy Resident Newsletter
The UB SOPPS pharmacy residency program is proud to offer a quarterly newsletter for area clinicians. The purpose of this publication is to provide area clinicians (i.e., physicians, nurses, and pharmacists) with up-to-date information on pharmacotherapy, including but not limited to; (1) Clinical updates / Treatment guideline updates, (2) Drug class mini-reviews, (3) Medication safety issues, (4) New drug approvals and updates regarding medications currently under development, and (5) Medication shortages.
Pharmacy fellowships are postgraduate training programs that are designed to alowee trainees to become independent researchers, practioners and scientists. Graduates of our fellowship programs can qualify for faculty and research positions, as well as numerous other opportunities that utilize the scientific and critical thinking skills obtained through this experience. Fellows generally devote the majority of their training efforts to laboratory and clinical research along with the opportunity to gain clinical and teaching experience.
Apply for the Novartis Fellowship:
We will not be accepting Novartis Fellowship applications for the 2013-14 years
All other Fellowship Programs you can send your CV, letter of interest, 3 letters of recommendations and transcripts to: Kristen Pfaff, Department of Pharmacy Practice, 225 Kapoor Hall, Buffalo NY 14214 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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