Fellowship Curriculum

At A Glance

Attendance at Professional Development Days
Annual presentation
Elective (Publication, rotation, service, project or initiative)

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University offers industry fellowship programs to Pharm.D. graduates with several company partners in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and California. A significant majority of the fellowship experience is spent at the participating company gaining hands-on experience in specific disciplines. The area of focus varies by program, but all are designed to provide the fellow with sufficient experience to qualify for a full-time position in either the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry at the conclusion of the program. Please see the individual company brochures for more information on specific programs.

About the Rutgers Component

Professional Development Days

Fellows participate in certain activities at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, including attendance of bi-weekly Professional Development Days (PDD) and presenting once annually in the Professional Development program. The Professional Development series at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy has been specifically tailored to allow Fellows to share and expand on areas of interest encountered during the course of the Fellowship as well as to explore current events and issues impacting various components of the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Faculty, Preceptors, Fellows and Guests participate in these informational and interactive seminars presented on a regular basis throughout the academic year.

Adjunct Faculty Appointment

All fellows receive an adjunct faculty appointment at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy; Rutgers is committed to providing Fellows with an opportunity to obtain both academic and traditional clinical pharmacy experience. Fellows have the opportunity to teach, develop, and coordinate courses, serve on various fellowship committees, conduct continuing education programs, participate in various projects, and attend networking opportunities.

Elective Component

In order to satisfy requirements for the Rutgers component and qualify for a certificate of completion, all Fellows must complete one of the following during the term of their fellowship. Each case is reviewed individually and must be approved by the Fellow, Preceptor, and Rutgers.

Publication

A publication (poster/paper/article), preferably but not necessarily in conjunction with a Rutgers faculty member. Topic/subject to be proposed by the fellow or Rutgers. Teams of fellows are allowed

Rotation

Completing a rotation of predetermined length at a Rutgers teaching/clinical site

Service

Serving as one of the two co-chief fellows or a co-chair for one of the RPIF committees

Contributing a significant amount of involvement with Rutgers administration as determined by the program directors

Special project

A project, preferably but not necessarily in conjunction with a Rutgers faculty member. Topic/subject to be proposed by the fellow or Rutgers. Teams of fellows are allowed

New Initiative

Coordination of an initiative to support or better market/publicize the Rutgers program(s)