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College of Pharmacy


PGY1/PGY2 Community-Based

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy’s combined PGY1-Community-Based and PGY2-Health Systems Pharmacy Administration Residency Program is offered in collaboration with Premise Health and the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center (KPIC). The residency location is the Premise Health Associate Family Health Center (AFHC) at the BMW plant in Greer, SC. During the first year, the resident will function as an integral member of the interdisciplinary health care team by utilizing the Pharmacist Patient Care Process to deliver disease state management and medication therapy management programs. The second year will focus on the management and evaluation of pharmacy patient care services within an employer-based health clinic. The resident will receive health care related entrepreneurial and innovation training from the KPIC as well as pharmacy-specific outcomes research training from faculty within the Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences department at the USC College of Pharmacy.

Purpose of Our Program:

The USC College of Pharmacy combined PGY1 Community-Based and PGY2- Health Systems Pharmacy Administration residency program is designed to develop a pharmacist who is able to provide high quality patient care, manage an innovative pharmacy practice, evaluate the impact of the patient care they provide, and advance the profession of pharmacy. Graduates will be prepared for a position that is responsible for developing and managing an innovative community-based patient care practice within a health care system.