University of Missouri - Kansas City / L&S Pharmacy
Location: Charleston, Missouri
Mission: We strive to develop community pharmacists who can thrive as local care provider partners, conditioned to offer personalized, high touch, high value services, typically unavailable in most pharmacies. Our pharmacy culture values practice innovation and professional advocacy for the continued growth of independent community pharmacy.
Program Description: L&S and Medical Arts Pharmacies are second generation family-owned community pharmacies in Southeast Missouri. The residency is based out of the Charleston, Missouri site. These pharmacies are nationally known leaders in community pharmacy practice because of their skills in practice innovation including pharmacogenetics and the incorporation of community health workers into the community pharmacy. They are leaders in CPESN USA working diligently to transform community pharmacy from a product-centered to a patient-centered practice. Some of the clinical services offered by L&S Pharmacy are medication therapy management, leading medication optimization service, diabetes education, and transitions of care. A significant focus is placed on caring for the needs of the whole person, including social determinants of health. Outside of clinical services, the resident participates in professional organization leadership, business planning, quality improvement, research and teaching experiences.
PharmD from ACPE-accredited university Letter of Intent Curriculum Vitae 3 Recommendations (through PhORCAS) Transcript
University of Missouri-Kansas City has partnered with nationally-recognized community-based pharmacy practices to provide PGY-1 residency training. UMKC Community-based residencies will provide experiences in direct patient care, pharmacy management, clinical service development, research, teaching, and professional advocacy. These residency programs develop confident practitioners and effective and innovative leaders who will advance the profession and improve community health by providing superior patient care in a financially sustainable manner.