The University of Rhode Island and Walgreens Community Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Location: Kingston, Rhode Island
Our resident will experience a rich, fulfilling 12-month program, focusing on community practice, ambulatory care and academia.
The purpose of our residency is to provide our resident with the skills and knowledge necessary to become an exemplary community pharmacist, demonstrating professional maturity and a personal philosophy of excellence. Our recent graduates will have developed the clinical, analytical and leadership skills necessary to function as a clinical practitioner in a community pharmacy, ambulatory care setting, or pursue a PGY2
The mission of the Walgreens Community Pharmacy Residency Program is to provide postgraduate training that enables residents to achieve their professional goals, become a leader within the profession, provide compassionate care for members of their communities and contribute to the Walgreen Company’s advancement in health care.
Our resident’s primary practice site is Walgreens Pharmacy in Riverside, Rhode Island. This store borders the city and town of East Providence, RI and Barrington, RI, respectively. It is less than 10 miles from the capitol of Rhode Island, Providence. All of our residency’s personnel, including the Residency Director, happily live, teach and practice in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
Patient Care in Community Practice at Walgreens Pharmacy
Ambulatory Care with the Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice
Academic Teaching at the University of Rhode Island
Management with Walgreens Pharmacy
Drug Information with The University of Rhode Island
Health Equity with Clinic Esperanza in Providence, RI
Public Health with the Rhode Island Department of Health
Residency Program Benefits
Comprehensive medical plan
Travel allowance for pharmacy-related conferences
Paid Time Off (PTO). Resident pharmacists may accrue approximately 10 days depending on average hours worked and time in position.
Training and certifications in diabetes, cardiovascular disease, MTM, and teaching.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree by ACPE-accredited School/College of Pharmacy
Rhode Island pharmacist license within 60 days of the start of the residency program
Complete the online resident position application at https://jobs.walgreens.com
Submission of residency application materials to Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) no later than January 4th
Three letters of recommendation: One letter written by a pharmacist or pharmacy manager who has directly supervised the applicant.
Letter of intent
On-site interview (upon invitation)
Presentation at on-site interview
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS).
A completed application and all accompanying materials must be submitted no later than January 4th for candidates to be considered for our program.
Ginger Lemay, PharmD, Residency Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Walgreens Residency Programs, please visit https://jobs.walgreens.com
About The University of Rhode Island and Walgreens Community Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated pharmacy, healthcare and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 9 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.