Department of Pharmacy Practice

The University of Mississippi

Residency Programs

Residents

PGY-1 Community Residency >

This multi-site program has three residency positions providing experiences at innovative practice sites. Two positions are located in Jackson, Mississippi and one is located in Oxford, Mississippi.

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency >

The University of Mississippi offers a comprehensive post-graduate training experience with a PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program. The program offers two positions based in the School of Pharmacy on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson, Mississippi.

News and Accolades

Pharmacy Class President to PGY1, Elizabeth Hearn Continues Growth at UMMC

Elizabeth Bell HearnMay 23, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. – Elizabeth Hearn started the journey to her Doctor of Pharmacy where she completed it: in Mississippi.

“Ole Miss Pharmacy has really become my home away from home – first in Oxford, then in Jackson,” she said. “My classmates and the supportive faculty serve as daily reminders that I made the right choice with the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy.”

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UM Resident Earns APhA Foundation Incentive Grant

Chase BoardJanuary 25, 2019

Chase Board, Pharm.D. currently serves as the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Practice Resident at University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy located in Jackson, MS. Dr. Board hopes to identify the effectiveness of an educational tool in preventing calculation errors for dispensing prescriptions for insulin pens with pharmacy technicians. 

 

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Purdue Alum Creates Bandages to Save Lives in Kenya

Alex Mills Kenya BandagesNovember 29, 2018

A skin infection called Kaposi Sarcoma—easily treated in the U.S.—claims about one million lives each year in Kenya. The situation puzzled a Purdue University pharmacy alum and motivated him to create a medicated bandage that is now being used in the African nation.

 

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Residents Present Posters at ASHP Midyear Meeting

Residents at ASHP Midyear 2017December 15, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. –University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy 2017-2018 residents presented research posters at the 2017 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Orlando.

 

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School of Pharmacy Expands Residency Program

September 29, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. –For recent pharmacy graduates looking to continue their education, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has expanded its residency program to five positions, with three focused in community pharmacy and two in ambulatory, or outpatient, care.

The expansion is partly due to an increased demand for residency opportunities. In 2017, 69 percent of the 6,027 pharmacy graduates nationwide who applied were accepted to a residency program, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

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Pharmacy Practice Professor Wins Mentoring Award

February 20, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. – Laurie Fleming, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been recognized by the American Pharmacists Association. She will receive APhA’s 2017 Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award.

The role of a preceptor is to mentor postgraduate student pharmacists in workplace situations. As part of the School of Pharmacy’s residency programs, Fleming, who is also a pharmacy practitioner, works alongside students…

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The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy PGY-1 Community Residency and PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program in Jackson, Mississippi, is accredited by ASHP.