Pharmacy Residency Programs

80%
of your residency experience is spent at AxessPointe, a federally qualified health center that delivers primary medical, dental and preventative health services to the medically underserved.

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program

Become an Ambulatory Care Practitioner

The College of Pharmacy at NEOMED in conjunction with AxessPointe Community Health Centers offers a postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) ambulatory care residency program with an academic focus. The PGY2 program is designed to build upon the skills gained during a PGY1 year with an additional focus on managing an ambulatory care clinic. Residents will gain knowledge and skills necessary to grow and sustain an ambulatory care practice and develop essential academic leadership skills to be a clinical faculty member.

Residency Overview

Residents will serve as the primary clinical pharmacist for an outpatient-based internal medicine clinic in Akron, Ohio. They will gain experience developing professional relationships with multiple healthcare providers in an underserved setting. One day per week will be spent in an academic setting with a focus on developing skills in course directorship, academic committee participation, and academic leadership.

Why pursue a PGY2 in ambulatory care?

Develop clinical expertise

Provide educational opportunities

Enhance leadership & project management skills

Engage in research

Directly impact patient care

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Residency Practice Site

AxessPointe Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), is a not-for-profit corporation that delivers primary medical, dental, mental and preventative health services in medically underserved areas.

80% of the residency is spent at the practice site

Patient care responsibilities vary and are under the guidance of the assigned site preceptor.

Residency Clinical Faculty Experience

Residents gain experience as a clinical faculty member through teaching large and small groups, participating in committee work, and attending college and department meetings.

20% of the residency is spent at NEOMED

Clinical faculty experience is developed at NEOMED under the guidance of the residency program director.

Meet the Team

Pharmacy residents report to the director of pharmacy resident education/residency program director, who is responsible for the administration and coordination of all residency programs. Residents also work closely with their residency preceptor.

Kenneth Furdich Pharm.D., BCACP

Program Contact
Phone: 330. 785.2054
Email: kfurdich@axesspointe.org

Magdi H. Awad, MSA, Pharm.D.

Residency Program Director
Phone: 330.325.6225
Email: mawad@axesspointe.org
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CONTACT

Patti Pfeifer
Program Coordinator
Phone: 330.325.6390
Email: ppfeifer@neomed.edu

Program Director

Jaclyn Boyle, Pharm.D., M.S., M.B.A., BCACP, BCPS
Phone: 330.325.6452
Email: jboyle2@neomed.edu

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency

Pharmacy Residency Programs at NEOMED