UMass Medical School Clinical Pharmacy Services

 

Residency Information:

 
Company: 
UMass Medical School - Clinical Pharmacy Services 
Type of Residency: 
PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy 
Accreditation Status: 
ASHP/AMCP 
Length of Program: 
12 Months 
Number of Positions: 
1
Affiliation: 
University of Massachusetts Medical School 
Application Deadline: 
January 4, 2017 
Starting Date: 
July 1, 2017 
Estimated Stipend: 
$42,000
Onsite Interview: 
Yes 
Educational/Special Requirements: 
PharmD degree; eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts, valid driver’s license, letter of intent including goals, pharmacy college/university transcripts, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a personal on-site interview, which includes delivering a PowerPoint presentation and completing a short writing sample.
Fringe Benefits: 
Health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, earned time accrual for vacation, state / federal holidays, office space with computer, travel/conference allowance (e.g., ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and/or AMCP Annual Conference). 
Special Features: 
After orientation to the department, the resident will begin a series of longitudinal rotations and other activities designed to meet the goals and objectives of the UMass Medical School Clinical Pharmacy Services PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy Practice Residency Program. The resident will work with multiple program directors and clinical pharmacists in order to gain a thorough understanding of clinical medication management and cost-containment strategies. Activities will include preparing and presenting monographs for medication/class reviews and quality assurance analyses, participating in the planning and implementation of clinical pharmacy initiatives, participating in various multidisciplinary outreach programs for plan members, and precepting pharmacy students on clinical rotations. Involvement with various Medicaid plans is offered. Patient care rotations in multiple disciplines are also available. Affiliation with MCPHS University, Northeastern University, and other schools of pharmacy will afford the resident multiple teaching and precepting opportunities. Active participation in a longitudinal Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Seminar culminates in a Teaching Certificate upon program completion.  


Contact Information:


 
First Name: 
Thomas C.
 
Last Name: 
Pomfret, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
 
Title: 
Residency Program Director, Clinical Consultant Pharmacist, Team Lead 
 
Company: 
UMass Medical School - Clinical Pharmacy Services
 
Address: 
UMass Medical School 
Clinical Pharmacy Services
333 South Street
 
City: 
Shrewsbury 
 
State: 
MA 
 
Zip: 
01545 
 
Phone Number: 
(774) 455-3238 
 
Fax Number: 
(877) 208-7428 
 
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