Residency and Academic Fellowship Programs

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Walgreens Community Pharmacy and Northeastern University School of Pharmacy

Community Pharmacy Residency Program (PGY1), Boston, Massachusetts

The mission of the Walgreens-Northeastern University (NEU) Community Pharmacy Residency Program is to develop well-rounded, confident, and innovative community pharmacy practitioners who will advance the profession by providing superior patient care in a financially sustainable manner. This program builds upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and aims to develop competent pharmacists capable as a clinical pharmacist in any pharmacy setting.

The residency program is ASHP and APhA accredited Post-graduate educational and training experience designed to develop pharmacists with expertise in community practice. The program prepare residents to be employed as a specialty staff pharmacist, in the specialty of their choice. The program also prepares the resident to obtain a PGY2 program and to quality for BCPS examination at the conclusion of the program.

Majority of the resident’s time will be spent at the Walgreens Community-Based Specialty Pharmacy located in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, Massachusetts. The resident will:

  • Participate in unique and innovative models of practice that continue to push healthcare forward.
  • Focus on inter-professional collaboration and professional leadership.
  • Engage in transitions of care and disease state management with emphasized in HIV, Hepatitis C, Oncology, Epilepsy, Diabetes, Solid Organ Transplants, and Chronic Inflammatory Disease.

Why our Residency?

Community-based residency programs provide training to develop the resident’s knowledge and skills in four competency areas.

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Residency Activities

Patient care services:

  • Collaborate with Hospital Transplant team with newly transplanted patients
  • Provide medication management and counseling services
  • Improve patient adherence to medication therapy and improve health outcomes
  • Support patients with chronic conditions that require utilizing limited distribution drugs (LDD)
  • Provide additional health and wellness services including but not limited to MTM, immunizations, and blood pressure screenings

Academic Pursuits:

  • Facilitate and lead learning activities for student pharmacists in campus-based classrooms and laboratories
  • Serve as co-preceptor for IPPE, Co-Op, and APPE students
  • Design and lead a pharmacy-based patient care research project
  • Complete residency teaching certificate program
  • Participate in both student and professional organizations

Leadership Opportunities:

  • Develop skills to become an efficient clinical staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager and store manager
  • Understand the complex organizational structure
  • Master basic leadership skills including but not limited to problem solving, action planning, delegation, accountability, and communication with team members
  • Collaborate with regional leadership on strategic planning to meet the mission and vision of the organization

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Application Deadline: January 8th in the year in which admission is sought.

Applications accepted through the PhORCAS application portal.

Estimated Stipend

Estimated Stipend: $50,000

Residency Program Director
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Karen C. Poliskey, PharmD, RPh, AAHIVP

Registered Manager of Operation, Community-Based Specialty Pharmacy #10996
Oncology Lead Pharmacist (ONS member)

Walgreen Co. at Joslin Diabetes Center
429 Brookline Ave, Boston MA 02210
Telephone: 617-232-7506 | Mobile: 857-210-2956
karen.poliskey@walgreens.com

Campus In Spring

Critical Care Fellowship

with Tufts Medical Center

The critical care fellowship at Northeastern University provides the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) pharmacist with the skills to be able to answer pharmacotherapy-related questions posed in clinical practice through the design, implementation and evaluation of methodologically-sound studies.

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The critical care fellowship at Northeastern University provides the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) pharmacist with the skills to be able to answer pharmacotherapy-related questions posed in clinical practice through the design, implementation and evaluation of methodologically-sound studies.

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This fellowship is not currently accepting applications.