Fellowship 101: Current/Past Fellows, Please Respond

Discussion in 'Pharmacy Residencies and Fellowships' started by beachsaki101, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. beachsaki101

    beachsaki101 Member
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    Oct 1, 2004
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    Hi everyone!

    If anyone is interested in doing a fellowship and/or is familiar about fellowship and the type of work fellows do during training and post training, please share your information.

    How is a career path of a fellow different from that of a resident besides outcome research vs. clinical rounds/projects?

    Eager to hear from everyone!

  2. Hels2007

    Hels2007 I bite
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    Jun 30, 2007
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    There are many fellowship programs out there, and they can differ dramatically. They often, but not always, are affiliated with an academic institution as well as a pharmaceutical company. They may or may not offer academic component, such as teaching. They may or may not offer opportunity to publish a paper. They may or may not involve independent research.

    Generally, the purpose of the fellowship is to prepare the fellow for a specific job function, while the purpose of the residency is to improve the resident's knowledge of the pharmacotherapy as the broad category.
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