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Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

It is the mission of this program to facilitate the development of new pharmacists into competent practitioners able to provide patient-centered pharmaceutical care. The residency program is founded upon Kent Hospital’s core values of accountability, caring and teamwork and is designed to challenge residents in clinical, academic and leadership skills. Please download our residency handbook.

PGY-1 Rotations

Required Months
  • Orientation/training
  • Internal medicine
  • Critical care
  • Infectious disease
  • Administration
  • Ambulatory Care (Anticoagulation Clinic, Primary Care)
Elective Months
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Neonatal ICU at Women and Infants Hospital
  • Psychiatry at Butler Hospital
  • Transitions of Care
  • Specialty/Outpatient pharmacy
  • Palliative Care
Required Longitudinal
  • Clinical administration/ drug information
  • Transition of Care
  • Research
  • Pharmacy service/staffing
Facilities and Affiliations

Kent Pharmacy Practice residents complete the majority of their rotations at Kent Hospital. The residency is affiliated with the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacywhich residents have the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate program through and precept students from throughout the academic year. Kent Hospital, a Care New England hospital, is also affiliated with Butler Psychiatric Hospital, Women and Infants Hospital, and the VNA of Care New England. Residents may choose to have one rotation experience outside Kent Hospital at one of these other sites for exposure to different opportunities in pharmacy practice and different patient populations. Please see the program curriculum and residency handbook for further details.


The didactic program for the Pharmacy Residency will depend on the specific rotation. Residents will routinely participate in didactic exercises with the medical residents as well as within the pharmacy department. The didactic program may include:
  • Case presentations
  • Guest lectures.
  • Journal Club.
  • GME Noon conference.

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