PGY1 Residency Programs
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The PGY1 residency programs provide training in overall delivery of healthcare with a major emphasis placed on drug-related issues and practices. During these one-year programs, the resident effectively makes the transition from student pharmacist to independent practitioner under guidance from the clinical faculty. The programs also prepare well those planning further specialized training.
The main goals are to:
• develop skilled clinical pharmacists capable of practicing in all setting.
• provide exposure to a diverse scope of pharmaceutical care services.
• foster leaders in clinical pharmacy practice and education.
The pharmacy practice residency program provides training in overall delivery of healthcare with a major emphasis placed on drug-related issues and practices. During this one-year program, the resident effectively makes the transition from student pharmacist to independent practitioner under guidance from the clinical faculty. The program also serves to prepare well those planning further specialized training.
PGY1 Pharmacy (Rockford Campus)
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at the UIC Health Sciences Campus in Rockford provides diverse training in advanced clinical practice. The 12-month program is designed to prepare residents for valuable integration as pharmaceutical care experts on interdisciplinary care teams in versatile clinical settings. The program also ensures preparation for further specialized training.
Pharmacy Practice maintains two PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residencies at UIC and separate collaborative programs with Osco and Walgreen’s.
UI Health and UIC College of Pharmacy are pleased to offer a one-year,
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency for International Graduates. As a graduate of
this program you will be prepared to assume the roles and responsibilities
of a clinician and educator. Graduates of this program will be prepared
to apply skills learned in training at UIC to the advancement of pharmacy
practice and pharmacy training abroad.