Types of Pharmacy Residencies
Students looking to gain practical experience as part of their pharmacy education can take advantage of two types of residency programs through the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.
Hospital Pharmacy Residency Programs
Hospital Pharmacy residencies in Ontario are co-ordinated by the Pharmacy Residency Forum of Ontario (PRFO). The accredited residency programs follow the standards and guidelines of the Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board (CPRB). Individual programs are affiliated with one of the academic pharmacy programs in Ontario, including the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. These 12-month learning experiences involve structured rotations in pharmacy practice, education, research, and administration. The goal is to prepare pharmacists for challenging and innovative pharmacy practice careers. The residency year will start between July and September.
For more information and to apply for a hospital residency, please visit the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists site.
For information about a Hospital Pharmacy Residency/MSc Combined Program, please visit the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSc) site.
Industrial Pharmacy Residency Program
The Industrial Pharmacy Residency Program (IPRP) is administered by the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, in cooperation with participating Pharmaceutical Companies as listed below. These one-year specialty residencies develop skills and provide experience focused within the stated specialty area. This is an educational residency program for graduates from a recognized Pharmacy degree program; it is not an application for a position with a pharmaceutical company.
Applications for 2020-21 are now closed.
New applications for 2021-22 will be accepted in September 2020.
- Participating Companies
- Amgen Canada
- Astellas Pharma Canada Inc.
- Bayer Inc.
- Biogen Idec
- Eli Lilly Canada Inc.
- GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
- Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
- Novo Nordisk
- Purdue Pharma (Canada)
- Sanofi Genzyme
- Sanofi Pasteur
Terence Yuen, a PharmD graduate from the class of 2018, has been recognized for his leadership and initiative during his residency through the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy’s Industrial Pharmacy Residency Award.Read More
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