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NMS Code: 143615

Duration: 12 months

Positions: 3 PGY1 Residents

Application Deadline: January 15th

Starting Date: July 1st

 

Purpose:

The purpose of the ACP community based residency is to develop competent, confident, and compassionate clinical providers of advanced patient-care services in the community setting.  In following the mission of the College, the program will prepare the resident to:

  • Provide patient-centered care in diverse populations in rural Appalachia;
  • Develop and implement innovative and economically feasible clinical pharmacy, disease-state management and wellness services;
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers;
  • Educate student pharmacists, patients, and health providers;
  • Conduct research and scholarly activities;
  • Manage a successful community pharmacy; and provide leadership to advance the profession

 

Program Structure:

The resident will spend the majority of their time practicing at one of the community pharmacies located in either Southwest Virginia or Eastern Kentucky. At the pharmacy the resident will be responsible for advancing patient care services within the region. This includes creating collaborative practice agreements, implementing advanced MTM services, providing immunizations, and designing innovative patient care programs. The resident will spend one day per week in an ambulatory care clinic located close to the community pharmacy and further advance their patient care skills. The resident will also spend the year working on a research project as well as completing a teaching certificate program. There will be opportunities to interact with students at the college as well as in the clinic or community pharmacy.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited college
  • Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Virginia or Kentucky (dependent on community site location)
  • Registration and participation in ASHP’s National Matching Program

Application Requirements:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official college transcripts
  • ACP employment application
  • Three letters of recommendation

Salary, Leave & Benefits:

  • Laptop
  • Competitive stipend
  • Full benefits package
  • Professional development funds

The purpose of the ACP Community Pharmacy Residency is to develop competent, confident, and compassionate clinical providers of advanced patient-care services in the community setting.  In following the mission of the College, the program will prepare the resident to: 

  • Provide patient-centered care in diverse populations in rural Appalachia;
  • Develop and implement innovative and economically feasible clinical pharmacy, disease-state management and wellness services;
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers;
  • Educate student pharmacists, patients, and health providers;
  • Conduct research and scholarly activities;
  • Manage a successful community pharmacy; and
  • Provide leadership to advance the profession

Candidate Requirements:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.) from an ACPE-accredited college
  • Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Virginia and Tennessee
  • Registration and participation in ASHP’s National Matching Program

Application Requirements:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official college transcripts
  • ACP employment application
  • Three letters of recommendation

Salary, Leave & Benefits:

  • Laptop
  • Competitive stipend
  • Full benefits package
  • Professional development funds

 

Contact Information:


Ann Hylton, PharmD
Residency Program Director
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
1060 Dragon Road
Oakwood, VA  24631
ahylton@acp.edu