PharmD Electives

Elective courses provide you with an opportunity to enhance your knowledge, skills and professional attitude beyond that provided by the core curriculum. 

Elective Policies

Current PharmD Students: Carefully review the elective requirements here

Current PharmD students: Consult with your faculty advisor and peers for recommendations. Please note that elective availability and schedule may change. Refer to block schedules. For registration questions, email pharm-advise@buffalo.edu and include your person number.

Interest Areas:
AC=Ambulatory Care
AD=Academia
CD = Cardiology
CR=Community/Retail
DI=Drug Information
F=Fellowship
GH=Global Health
HDI=Hospital Dispensing/Institutional
NS=Nuclear Science


NU=Nutrition
ON=Oncology
PD=Pediatrics
PG=Pharmacogenomics
PKPD=Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
PM=Pharmacometrics
PSY=Psychiatry
RS=Residency

Fall Electives
P1 P2 P3 Course Number Course Title Area(s) of Interest Credits
    X PHC 500 Basic Drug Development
F 2
    X PHC 508 Drug Delivery: Principles and Applications
F 2
    X PHC 509 Pharmacogenomics
Instructor permission only
F, PG 2
    X PHC 539 Protein Pharmaceuticals
F, PKPD, PG 2
X X X PHC 560 LC/MS in Pharm Res
F 2
    X PHC 607 Intermediate Pharmacokinetics
F, PKPD, PG 3
X X X PHC 613 Pharmaceutics Seminar
Instructor permission only
F 1
X X X PHC 615 Research
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
    X PHC 630 Drug Metabolism and Transport F 3
  X X PHM 525 Positron Emission Tomography NS 2
  X X PHM 535 CTT Research Rotation PKPD 3
    X PHM 536 Diabetes Management
AC 3
    X PHM 551 Clinical Research Methods F 2
  X X PHM 561 Global Health Outreach GH 1
X X X PHM 598 Professional Problems
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
    X PHM 598 BOJ Brown Bag Lunch n Learn Bookclub focused on Health Care Inequities All 1
  X   PHM 598 P2A A Book Club Discussion of Health Care Disparities All 1
  X   PHM 598 P2B
WNY 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge All 1
    X PHM 599 Teaching and Learning Theory AD, RS 1
    X PHM 607 Clinical Evaluation of New Drugs DI 1
  X X PHM 612 Specialty Pharmacy All 1
  X X PHM 611 Practical Oncology ON 1
    X PHM 752 Cardiology and Critical Care Pharmacotherapy
CD 1
  X X PHM 798 Supervised Teaching
Instructor permission only
AD, RS 1 - 3
Spring Electives
P1 P2 P3 Course Number Course Title Area(s) of Interest Credits
    X PHC 506 Biometry in Pharmaceutical Sciences F 3
    X PHC 543 Molecular Genetic Methods
F 1
    X PHC 599 Supervised Teaching for PHC Course    
    X PHC 608 Advanced Pharmacokinetics F, PKPD 3
    X PHC 609 Advanced Pharmacodynamics F, PKPD, PM 3
    X PHC 610 Population PKPD Modeling F, PKPD, PM 2
X X X PHC 614 Pharmaceutics Seminar
Instructor permission only
F 1
X X X PHC 616 Research
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
  X X PHM 529 Cannabis: A Review of its Pharmacology, Mythology, and Implications All 3
    X PHM 550 Pharmacy Leadership
Scholars Program students only
AD, RS 1
    X PHM 552 Clinical Research Methods
Clinical Research Program students only
F 2
  X X PHM 553 Translational Biometry
Clinical and Translational Therapeutics students only
F 1
  X X PHM 554 Clinical and Translational Therapeutics Seminar
   
X X X PHM 587 Radiopharmacy NS 2
X X X PHM 598 Professional Problems
Instructor permission only
All 1 - 6
  X X PHM 598 BOJ Health Care Inequities from a Pharmacist Perspective All 2
    X PHM 608 Selected Topics in Infectious Disease AC, CR 2
X X X PHM 628 International Experiences
Instructor permission only
GH 1
  X   PHM 629 Community Pharmacy Concepts CR 1
  X X PHM 638 Pharmacy Management II CR 2
    X PHM 754 Transitions of Care in Pharmacy Practice   1
  X X PHM 755 Problem Based Learning (PBL): Rare Genetic Disorders AC, PD, DI
1
    X PHM 772 Foundations of Managed Care    1
    X PHM 790 Topics in Psychiatry PSY 2
    X PHM 791 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy PD 1
    X PHM 794 Advanced Ambulatory Pharmacotherapeutics AC 2
    X PHM 795 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics HDI 2
  X X PHM 798 Supervised Teaching
Instructor permission only
AD, RS 1 - 3