Cardinal Health Sullivan's Pharmacy Residency Program

Cardinal Health/Sullivan's Pharmacy/MCPHS University Specialized Residency Program in Community Pharmacy Management

Sullivan's Pharmacy and Medical Supply and the School of Pharmacy‐Boston at MCPHS University in collaboration with the Cardinal Health Foundation offers a two-year Specialized Residency Program in Community Pharmacy Management.

Sullivan's Pharmacy and Medical Supply was founded in 1912 and is one of the largest independent pharmacies in the United States. The pharmacy, which is located in the greater Boston area, provides comprehensive pharmacy patient services in retail, health centers, long-term care, assisted living, hospice, prescription compounding, and durable medical equipment.

Program Description

This residency program combines a community pharmacy practice and management program over a two-year period. The resident will gain experience in all aspects of pharmacy practice management in an innovative, independent community pharmacy that includes outpatient retail and front store, long-term care, and medical supply services. Residency program core rotations include personnel management, financial management, strategic planning, legal and regulatory standards, information systems, contracting and purchasing, quality and safety management, patient-care services, clinical research, and community practice management including assisted living and long-term care management. The resident will conduct a research project during the program. The resident will hold an adjunct teaching appointment in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University and will teach in various areas of pharmacy practice and gain experience as a preceptor for advanced PharmD students at Sullivan's Pharmacy and Medical Supply.

Applicant Requirements

The applicant must possess a PharmD degree from a college or university accredited by ACPE and be eligible for licensure in Massachusetts. Requirements must be met prior to the start date of July 1

Residency Program Director: Timothy D. Fensky, RPh
MCPHS University Program Administrator: Maria D. Kostka-Rokosz, PharmD

Contact Information

Maria D. Kostka-Rokosz, PharmD
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, SOP-B
179 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617.732.2094
maria.kostka-rokosz@mcphs.edu