Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Howard University (Washington, District of Columbia)
Washington , District of Columbia
April 26, 2017
Resident Pharmacist- PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Howard University (Washington, District of Columbia) (Job Number: 024813)
Washington DC - 1217 22ND ST NW
1217 22ND ST NW

Walgreens Health System Pharmacy and Howard University College of Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY1), Washington DC.
Walgreens and the Howard University College of Pharmacy are united in their commitment to train future champions in the community pharmacy arena. This postgraduate year one learning experience is based in our Nation's Capital that serves a diverse patient population. Participation in this residency program that will encourage the resident's creativity and enhance practice skills as they find ways to address unique healthcare challenges in the community pharmacy setting.
Under the guidance of preceptors, the residents will work towards achieving their professional goals, develop as leaders in the profession, and embrace the provision of compassionate care to members of the community. Also in accordance with the learn-teach-lead model, the resident will also develop and enhance their didactic and preceptor teaching skills by working with and serving as a model for pharmacy students in various stages of their training. In its ongoing commitment to lead the efforts in training a cadre of community pharmacy leaders, Walgreens continues to invest in the future of the profession and advance healthcare.
Residency Learning Opportunities
  • Bedside medication delivery and counseling
  • Ambulatory care clinics at Howard University Hospital
  • Community pharmacy multi-unit management and business operations
  • Serving as a preceptor for IPPE and APPE
  • Advocacy for local pharmacy policy and community outreach
  • Design and conduct a practice-based research project
  • Presentations at regional and national professional meetings
  • Disease state management programs in hematology, HIV/AIDS, oncology, transplant, and Hepatitis C
  • Executing marketing strategy for the promotion of patient care services
  • Solicitation of grant and contract funding

Residency Program Benefits

  • Competitive stipend
  • Comprehensive medical plan
  • Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
  • Residents are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO). The rate at which you accrue your PTO will be based on your years of service, average hours per week, and position. Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 15 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.

Candidate Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from a college or school of phar-macy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Completion of 400 practice experience hours prior to the start of the residency program
  • District of Columbia pharmacist license within 60 days of the start of the residency program
  • Completed on-line application at
  • Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent explaining why you are pursuing a community pharmacy residency and what you hope to gain from the residency program
  • Official university transcripts
  • On-site interview (upon invitation)
  • Presentation at on-site interview on a topic related to community pharmacy
  • Individuals must participate and adhere to the rules of the ASHP Resident Matching Program

Application Process

A completed application and all accompanying materials must be submitted no later than January 15th, 2017 for candidates to be considered for our program.

Employment type Full-time

A little about us:
The training you received, the discipline you embraced, and the responsibilities you held in the military will serve you well at Walgreens.

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