The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) Pharmacy Summer Institute is an enrichment program providing information about the challenging career pathway opportunities in the profession of pharmacy and exposure to the fields of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences to interested and motivated high school and college students.
This unique day camp experience incorporates active participation in a broad scope of learning experiences, including “hands-on” training in pharmacy practice skills, lectures by faculty and local Buffalo area alumni pharmacist practitioners and field trips. The program reviews pharmacy education opportunities and the pharmacy curriculum at SPPS as well as recommended high school preparatory and collegiate pre-pharmacy course work.
July 8-10, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Light breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided to participants each day at no additional cost. Please notify us of any special dietary requirements/restrictions.
Hyatt Place Buffalo Amherst has offered a discounted rate to UB visitors of $125 per night (rate subject to change) which includes complimentary: morning kitchen skillet breakfast, Wi-Fi, airport shuttle and transportation within a 5 mile radius (need to reserve at least 24 hours in advance), and a 24 hour fitness center and pool. Guests should make reservations as early as possible, as the hotel fills up quickly during the summer months. Students must be 21 or older to make a reservation and check-in. To book online go to: www.hyattplacebuffaloamherst.com and under “Corporate or Group Code” type in code 34112 or call Andrea Augenbaugh from Monday-Friday 8am-4pm at her direct line 716-322-0131.
The Millennium Buffalo has a UB rate of $65/night Sunday-Thursday and $89/night Friday and Saturday (based upon availability). There is Wi-Fi, a fitness center and an indoor pool. There is no shuttle service. To book online, visit www.Millenniumhotels.com/buffalo and use promo code UB1 or call 716-681-2400 and ask for the UB rate. Note: this is not our "host hotel."
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Academic advising and planning: Receive tips and guidance on how to prepare for your education and career in pharmacy practice and/or research.
Career discovery: Learn about the diverse job opportunities for pharmacists.
Research opportunities: Visit UB SPPS labs and meet with faculty researchers in clinical and basic sciences.
Tour facilities and shadow pharmacists: Explore the internationally-recognized community of healing, learning and discovery.
Meet pharmacy professionals, researchers and current students: Find out about working in different pharmacy settings from real-world practitioners, researchers and current UB SPPS PharmD students.
Hands-on activities and live demos: Learn about pharmacy skills and techniques, such as patient counseling and compounding.
To be announced
Admission is competitive and is based upon the following criteria:
To apply: (applications due by June 1; payment June 15)
Once accepted: (health/release form July 1)
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-645-2858.