College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences surpasses national residency match average

BUIES CREEK — Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences continued to exceed expectations with an exceptional match rate for the ASHP Residency Match for Post-Graduate Pharmacy program.
Thirty current fourth-year student pharmacists matched with a PGY-1 residency or fellowship and six alumni matched with a PGY-2 residency. Campbell surpassed the national average of 65 percent by eight percentage points.
“I am excited about the success of our residency match results with us exceeding the national average again,” said Connie Barnes, PharmD, executive vice-chair of pharmacy practice. “Our faculty’s continued commitment to preparing our student pharmacists for post-graduate training and the hard work and dedication that each of our students exhibit has led to these excellent match results. This speaks volumes to our program and makes me Campbell Proud.”
CPHS offers eight pharmacy residency positions every year to afford post-doctorate students the opportunity to enhance their clinical, research, teaching, and critical thinking skills to meet the demands and changes occurring in the profession of pharmacy.