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.
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
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Performance Improvement for Safe Medication Management – PRISM
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