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
Clinical Management with Walgreens Pharmacy
Drug Information with The University of Rhode Island
Global Health with the Timmy Global Health Organization in Guatemala
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 15 days (120 hours) 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)
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, email@example.com
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, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.
As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment.... We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.