The program is tailored to the education and development of community pharmacists with advanced patient care skills. Rotations are designed to provide the resident with the skills necessary to begin successful careers in innovative community practice settings and to become leaders in the profession. The program is in candidate accreditation status with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Duration: 12 months Number of positions: 2 Starting Date: June 28, 2021 Estimated stipend: $48,425 Interview required: Yes
Eligibility To qualify for the PGY1 Community-based residency program, you must:
Be a graduate of an accredited college or school of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Missouri
How to Apply Residency positions are filled according to the rules of the National Matching Service (NMS). An interview is required.
ASHP Code: 64047 National Matching Service Code: 280115 Application submission is through the Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
The applicant must provide:
Letter of Intent
Official pharmacy school transcript
Three letters of recommendation
Submission of an application for employment via the MU Health Care website (www.muhealth.org/jobseeker) under “Find a Job” select “All Openings,” search and apply under “Pharmacy Resident”)
About University of Missouri Health Care
University of Missouri Health Care offers four pharmacy residency programs for pharmacy graduates — post-graduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy at University Hospital or Women’s and Children’s Hospital, postgraduate year two (PGY2) internal medicine, and post-graduate year one (PGY1) Community-Based program. These programs address skills such as critical thinking, self-management and independent decision-making to help participants achieve proficiency and confidence as practitioners in patient care environments. MU Health Care stresses the importance of patient-focused practice in collaboration with all health care professionals.