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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 (2).
  • Interdisciplinary care team.
  • Teaching service.
  • Critical care.
  • Infectious disease.
  • Administration.
  • Research.
Elective Months
  • Emergency Department.
  • Palliative care/pain management.
  • Informatics.
  • Neonatal ICU at Women and Infants Hospital.
  • Psychiatry at Butler Hospital.
  • Cardiology.
  • Academics including internal medicine precepting.
  • Oncology.
Required Longitudinal
  • Clinical administration/ drug information.
  • Ambulatory care.
  • Staff pharmacist shifts.
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 Pharmacy. Kent Hospital, a Care New England hospital, is also affiliated with Butler Psychiatric Hospital, Women and Infants Hospital, Memorial Hospital, and the VNA of Care New England. Certain elective rotations may be spent outside at other facilities to increase the resident's exposure to different opportunities in pharmacy practice and different patient populations. Please see the program curriculum for further details.


The didactic program for the Pharmacy Practice 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 will include:
  • Case presentations.
  • Lectures on various topics.
  • Guest lectures.
  • Journal Club.
  • Noon conference.

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