Learn about the program: Purpose Statement | Program Overview | Benefits & Compensation | How to Apply

Program Faculty

Jeff Endicott

Residency Program Director 
Jeffrey Endicott, Pharm.D., BCCCP
Email: jeffrey [dot] endicottatuvmhealth [dot] org 

 

Blake Porter

Residency Program Coordintator
Blake Porter, PharmD, BCPS 
Email: blake [dot] porteratuvmhealth [dot] org 


Program Overview

Core monthly rotations 

  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacokinetics 
  • Ambulatory Care (Residents will choose 1)  
    • Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Primary Care (outpatient family medicine), and Transitions of Care (TOC) 
  • Medicine (Residents will choose 1) 
    • Internal Medicine or Inpatient Family Medicine  
  • Critical Care (Residents will choose 1)  
    • Medical or Surgical ICU 
  • Pharmacy Administration 
  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Oncology (Residents will choose 1)  
    • Inpatient or Outpatient 

Elective monthly rotations (Residents will choose 3)

  • Ambulatory Care (see core options) 
  • Emergency Medicine  
  • Investigational Drug Service  
  • Oncology 
  • Medicine (see core options)  
  • Pediatrics  
  • Nephrology/Medicine  
  • Transitions of Care 

Required longitudinal rotations  

  • Medication Safety  
  • Drug Information 
  • 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. 
  • Pharmacy practice (clinical staffing coverage) 
    • Residents will provide clinical staffing coverage every third weekend, including the Friday prior to the weekend worked. Residents will rotate through the Medical/Surgical and Cardiology satellites, as well as the central pharmacy. 

Elective longitudinal rotations  

  • Emergency medical response 

Other Required Projects/Experiences 

  • Residents will also complete the following projects or experiences throughout the residency year: 
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification  
    • Medication utilization evaluation  
    • Medication monograph review for the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee 
    • Article for P&T newsletter 
    • Pharmacy Grand Rounds presentation 

Teaching and Learning Program 

Pharmacy Residents will be provided with an elective opportunity to participate in a Teaching and Learning Certificate Program.


Benefits and Compensation 

  • Salary: $48,880  
  • Total Combined-time-off (CTO) earned: 31 days  
    • However, it is the philosophy of the program that cumulative absence will detrimentally affect the learning experience of the residents and will impair their ability to meet program goals. As a result, residents are permitted to take 15 days of CTO for holiday, illness, and family emergencies. The remaining CTO will be paid to the resident at the completion of the program.  
  • Conference, Travel, and Meal Reimbursement 
  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Vizient Consortium Pharmacy Network Meeting, and Eastern States Residency Program 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance  
  • Vision Insurance  
  • Disability Insurance  
  • Flexible Spending Account  
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Discount Program 

Learn more about the benefits for residents at the UVM Medical Center. 


How to Apply

The University of Vermont Medical Center participates in the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). 

The following candidate application materials must be uploaded into PhORCAS by January 2: 

  1. Letter of intent (cover letter)  
  2. Curriculum vitae  
  3. Three (3) PhORCAS Reference Forms. Supplemental uploads are not required. 
  4. Official college transcript 

To ensure full consideration of your application, we highly recommend that you upload your application into PhORCAS well in advance of the deadline. 

Each applicant must be eligible for licensure in the State of Vermont. All residency applicants should be familiar with the requirements for pharmacist licensure which can be found in the following location at Vermont Secretary of State Statute and Rules.