Program Overview

Core monthly rotations*

  • Administration
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Home Infusion
  • Inflammatory (Resident will choose either Dermatology, Gastroenterology, or Rheumatology)
  • Inpatient Family Medicine/Internal Medicine
  • Intro to Pharmacy Practice (Orientation) - 2 months (July and August)
  • Primary Care
  • Research (December)

Elective monthly rotations* (Residents will choose 3)  

  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • Outpatient Infusion
  • Pulmonary/CF
  • Residents may repeat any core rotation

*All rotations are subject to preceptor availability   

Required longitudinal rotations

  • Drug Information
  • Long-term Clinical Follow-up
  • BCBS Managed Care
  • Outpatient Pharmacy Practice (Staffing Coverage)
    • Residents will provide staffing coverage in our Medications to Bedside and Specialty Pharmacy Programs every third weekend, including the Friday prior to the weekend worked.
  • On-Call
    • Residents will be on-call for our Specialty Pharmacy the week leading up to and including the weekend they are providing Staffing Coverage.
  • Research Project
    • The resident will work with the residency program research coordinator and other members of the pharmacy department and hospital as required and learn the fundamentals of research design and methodology.
    • The resident is expected to present the project at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Residency Conference.
  • Medication utilization evaluation (MUE)
  • SpRX Quality and Administration
  • Pharmacy Grand Rounds or other CE presentation

Other Required Projects/Experiences

  • Residents will also complete the following projects or experiences throughout the residency year:
  • Medication monograph review for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee
  • Article for P&T newsletter or other identified newsletter outlet

Teaching and Learning Program

Pharmacy Residents will be provided with an elective opportunity to participate in the UConn Teaching and Learning certificate Program.