UK Community Pharmacy Residency Program (CPRP) participants enter their careers with an expansive professional network that includes pharmacy leaders in the Commonwealth and across the country.
...and horse racing, outdoor adventures, festivals, performing arts, and so much more. Well known for the inclusiveness of its communities, magnificent landscapes, and a low cost of living, Lexington, KY offers the liveliness and opportunity of a large metropolitan area with the serenity and safety of a smaller community.
Entrepreneurial UK CPRP residents learn how to start and manage their own community pharmacies.
Aspiring faculty and preceptors learn how to inspire the next generation of pharmacists and open doors to career opportunities by earning the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists / UK Teaching Certificate for Pharmacists.
The UK College of Pharmacy is consistently ranked as a top-10 educational institution and is a top-10 recipient of research funding. UK CPRP graduates benefit from being affiliated with this highly regarded institution.
Many UK CPRP residents earn incentive grants, publish manuscripts, deliver lectures, present posters at national conferences, and receive professional awards.
It’s no wonder why UK CPRP preceptors have earned top awards from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the Kentucky Pharmacists Association (KPhA) for their service. Our highly respected preceptors are teachers, role models, and professional and personal mentors for UK CPRP residents.
UK CPRP practice sites, including Kroger pharmacies and American Pharmacy Services Corporation affiliated pharmacies, are recognized by the APhA and the KPhA for excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice.
UK’s community residency program was among the first established in the United States. Many of our administrators and preceptors have been with us since the beginning in 2001. Residents benefit from the countless years of combined experience the UK CPRP team brings to the program.
Kentucky pharmacists administer expansive immunization services, deliver direct care through collaborative care agreements, prescribe life-saving anti-overdose medications, and much more!