Walgreens and St Louis College of Pharmacy Community-based Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
The purpose of PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Programs is to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications.
Walgreens is committed to providing the PGY1 community-based pharmacy resident with an exceptional postgraduate educational training experience. This residency program’s purpose is to enable residents to achieve their professional goals, become a leader within the profession, provide compassionate care for members of their communities, and contribute to Walgreens Company’s advancements in health care.
The main practice site for the resident is a Walgreens local specialty pharmacy, located approximately one mile from campus. The resident will gain experience providing patient care and communicating with prescribers regarding specialty disease states including HIV, HCV, oncology, and solid organ transplant. The secondary practice site is at a high-volume retail location. This pharmacy has a separate patient care center that offers unique opportunities to provide care for patients with a variety of chronic disease states. This residency also emphasizes developing skills related to community outreach and professional advocacy.
Upon completion of this program, the resident will have acquired an advanced skill set and be prepared to assume a leadership role in advancing the profession of pharmacy and community pharmacy practice.
Disease state management in HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, solid organ transplant, and oncology
Develop and present community outreach presentations for patients, caregivers, and case managers
Medication therapy management (MTM)
Recommend and administer routine and travel immunizations
Enhance existing or develop new patient care programs
Design and conduct independent, practice-based research
Present research findings at regional and national meetings
Develop and present a continuing education seminar for clinical pharmacists
Provide clinical instruction to student pharmacists in didactic and experiential environments
Gain pharmacy business and management leadership skills
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from a college or school of pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Missouri pharmacist licensure within 90 days of the start of the residency program
Complete the online resident position application at https://jobs.walgreens.com
Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).
Three letters of recommendations
Official University Transcripts
On-site interview (upon invitation)
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
A completed application and all accompanying materials must be received no later than January 2nd to be considered for interview.
Specific information about this residency should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Brand residency program director, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Walgreens and St Louis College of Pharmacy Community-based Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated pharmacy, healthcare and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 9 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.