By the Numbers

4

Residency
Programs

$2M 

in Pharmacy Practice Research Funding

12K+

Continuing Education
Participants


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Community

The PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency gives new pharmacists the tools they need to be leaders and innovators in community pharmacy practices.

The PGY1 Independent Pharmacy Ownership Residency prepares students to be an entrepreneur and pharmacy owner in an evolving healthcare market.

 


 

Ambulatory Care

PGY2 ambulatory care residencies are offered by the School in partnership with the Mountain Area Health Education Center and Mission Health in Asheville, North Carolina.

 


 

Hospital

The Partnership in Patient Care combines the resources of the School and the UNC Hospitals pharmacy department to increase pharmacy services available to patients at UNC Hospitals through enhanced engagement of PharmD students and residents, the quality and quantity of experiential education that students receive, and the breadth and depth of point-of-care research being conducted.

Hospital pharmacy residencies are offered through UNC Hospitals, which provide PGY1 and PGY2 opportunities.

 


 

Research

We are engaged in research to advance the future of the profession while improving patient-centered, team-based care delivery across a variety of settings. Current studies include:

  • Opioids
  • Disease state management
  • Comprehensive medication management
  • Building a sustainable business model
  • Precision Dosing
  • Telehealth services
  • Rural health care delivery

Our Center for Medication Optimization(CMO) collaborates with the pharmacy practice community, health care providers, patients, payers, policymakers and other key stakeholders to develop and evaluate evidence-based interventions that optimize medications and patient outcomes.

Our Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research (CIPhER) focuses on improving the practice of pharmacy education and enhances the scholarship of research on education within the School, nationally and internationally.

 


 

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Continuing Education

ACPE accredited Continuing Education program for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

  • Seminars
  • Workshops
  • Certificate Programs
  • Residency Programs