Residency Programs

PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program (Long Term Care)

The overall goal of the program is to cultivate future CVS Health leaders through in-depth exposure to clinical practice, patient-centered care, innovation and organizational leadership. Partnered with University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, this 12-month intensive program is designed for the resident to learn the different facets of long term care pharmacy practice through experiences in patient care, dispensing, practice management, teaching, research and public health.

Specific residency objectives include:

  • Providing the pharmacy resident with exposure and a deep understanding of the company’s business model
  • Offering accelerated opportunities to practice as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Sharpening clinical knowledge base and critical thinking skills
  • Helping the pharmacy resident gain management skills and leadership competencies
  • Providing the opportunity to learn about the many and varied career paths available within CVS Health

The program calls for highly motivated candidates interested in mastering Long Term Care pharmacy practice as well as the competencies required to lead multidisciplinary teams and be well prepared to assume a leadership role in community pharmacy practice or in a corporate setting in the future.

Program Requirements:

  • PharmD candidate from a U.S. accredited program
  • Licensure in Ohio
  • Background in community pharmacy practice with interest in organizational leadership
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Professionalism and maturity
  • Travel requirements include: training programs, professional meetings and conferences

Residency Duration:
July 1, 2018 – June 29, 2019

Residency Site:
7643 Ponderosa Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551

PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program (Long Term Care) Brochure

For additional information, please contact:
Christine Sawicki, RPh MBA LSSMBB, Specialty Innovation Residency Program Director
(401) 305-9114,

How to Apply:
Using the ASHP PhORCAS website, send your completed application to each desired program sites listed above. You will also need to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, current or most recent academic transcripts, and three professional letters of reference. The application deadline is January 5, 2018.

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