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The University of Connecticut's Department of Pharmacy Practice is comprised of faculty and staff who are based in multiple teaching and clinical practice settings throughout the state, including at the Storrs campus, academic teaching hospitals, community hospitals, federally-qualified health centers, outpatient clinics, and community pharmacies. The department fosters several postgraduate training residency and fellowship programs in pharmacy practice and specialty pharmacy areas.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice is responsible for the Offices of Experiential Education and Pharmacy Professional Development. As an academic unit of a research-extensive university, the department strives to excel in teaching, patient care, scholarship, and service. The department is responsible for educating and developing a competent pharmacy community of students, residents, fellows, and practicing pharmacists that provide pharmaceutical care and medication therapy management services to the public; promote safe, clinically-effective, and cost-efficient use of medications; advance the profession through state and national leadership to professional, governmental, community, and health-related organizations and agencies.


Faculty Spotlight

Demand for Naloxone Varies, as Number of Pharmacists Prescribing It Grows

Faculty member, Jill Fitzgerald, speaks to WNPR’s Patrick Skahill regarding pharmacists’ ability to prescribe naloxone.  Full Story »

Centers and Collaboratives

Health Outcomes, Policy, and Evidence Synthesis Group – HOPES 

The UConn Health Outcomes, Policy and Evidence Synthesis (HOPES) Group, an Evidence-Based Practice Center for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) ...
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Performance Improvement for Safe Medication Management – PRISM 

The PRISM Collaborative Brings together a unique group of stakeholders to transform healthcare in Connecticut by integrating pharmacists in medication management through innovations in education...
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