pharmacy Practice At the University of Florida College of Pharmacy

Our clinical pharmacists are more than caregivers — they are innovators, leaders and trusted medical advisors. They are determined to lead the pharmacy profession forward while delivering compassionate, patient-centered care in hospitals, practices and pharmacies throughout Florida.

Footprint in Florida

Our clinical footprint in Florida stretches from the First Coast to the Gulf Coast, as UF pharmacists improve the health and lives of the patients they serve.

by the numbers

51 Clinical Faculty

82% Clinical Faculty Actively Engaged in Practice

14 Specialty Areas

61% Clinical Faculty Reimbursed for Clinical Services

innovation in Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy practice is ever evolving and the UF College of Pharmacy is at the forefront of developing and evaluating innovative clinical practice models to move the profession forward. Our big ideas are expanding the pharmacists’ role in patient care, strengthening the education and training of future pharmacists and creating new revenue models to sustain the college.

Shared Responsibility Model

The shared responsibility model partners clinical pharmacists with academic clinicians to strengthen the education of future pharmacists and increase scholarly activity.

Dr. Kaitlin Alexander

Outpatient Clinical Scorecard

UF College of Pharmacy faculty have designed an ambulatory care scorecard that takes data from a patient’s medical record to analyze how the pharmacist is impacting patient care.

Eric Dietrich, Pharm.D., BCPS, a clinical assistant professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research, partners with Ellen Keeley, M.D., M.S., a professor of cardiovascular medicine, and a multidisciplinary team of caregivers to support a specialized clinic for patients suffering from acute coronary syndrome.

Telehealth Services

Telehealth connects UF College of Pharmacy faculty with patients and providers around the state to offer expertise and medical consultations.


Building Trust Through Telehealth

A collaboration with Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers allows clinical pharmacists at the UF College of Pharmacy's Orlando campus to provide medication consultations via videoconferencing.

Brad Phillips, Pharm.D., a clinical assistant professor, assists with a telehealth medical consultation.

residency and fellowship training

Training the next generation of pharmacists is a big responsibility. Our residency and fellowship programs put trainees are the forefront of patient care working alongside award-winning faculty. It’s another step in the lifelong learning as a pharmacists, and our programs are designed to support professional growth — and help trainees gain a competitive advantage in the job market.

UF College of Pharmacy

Residency and Fellowship Programs

The UF College of Pharmacy offers PGY1 and PGY2 residency programs as well as multiple fellowship opportunities.

Lauren Lemke, Pharm.D.,  BCPS, trained in the PGY2 pharmacogenomics residency program.