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Pharmacy Residencies - Salary and Benefits

The resident will be an employee of University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and will receive an annual stipend distributed over the 12-month period of the program by the payroll department at USciences ($47,500 for PGY1 Residents and $50,000 for PGY2 Residents).

USciences benefits programs available to the resident include health, dental, disability, life insurance, USciences tuition remission, tuition reimbursement, athletic recreation center, and health care, dependent care and transit reimbursement accounts. For more information, please refer to the Human Resources web pages.

Paid time off for the resident includes nine standard University holidays, 5 vacation days, 3 personal days, 2 floating holidays, and 5 sick days during the 12-month program. The resident will not be financially compensated for unused leave time.

Approved leaves of absence are granted per the USciences Employee Handbook Time Away from Work Policy. Resident leaves of absence cannot exceed 3 months. Leave time which exceeds unused time accrued will be unpaid. Residents do not receive benefits during a leave of absence.

The resident is encouraged to attend professional meetings and receives a travel stipend.

The resident will receive a faculty appointment as Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacy Administration.

The resident will have a designated work area in an office shared with other residents and fellows. The resident will have access to one Microsoft Office-compatible desktop computer and printer for their personal use in their USciences office. Through USciences, the resident has access to a wide variety of Microsoft Office-based computer software programs for word processing, data management and data analysis. USciences also maintains a password protected web-based teaching tool, learning management system, for maintaining practice site related documents such as readings, guidelines, and protocols, as well as teaching-related materials for didactic and experiential teaching. Administrative assistant support for word-processing, editing and formatting of resident work-related materials and correspondence will also be provided.


James M. Hollands
Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 


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