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    UMass Medical School Clinical Pharmacy Services


    Residency Information:

    UMass Medical School - Clinical Pharmacy Services 
    Type of Residency: 
    PGY1 Managed Care Pharmacy 
    Accreditation Status: 
    Length of Program: 
    12 Months 
    Number of Positions: 
    University of Massachusetts Medical School 
    Application Deadline: 
    January 3, 2019 
    Starting Date: 
    July 1, 2019 
    Estimated Stipend: 
    Onsite Interview: 
    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
    Residency Program Director, Clinical Consultant Pharmacist, Team Lead 
    UMass Medical School - Clinical Pharmacy Services
    UMass Medical School 
    Clinical Pharmacy Services
    333 South Street
    Phone Number: 
    (774) 455-3238 
    Fax Number: 
    (877) 208-7428 
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