What are residencies in pharmacy?


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    I apologize for my ignorance, but I keep seeing all this stuff about residencies in pharmacy. Can someone explain what the process is? I went to the resodency subforum, but couldn't find much.

    I thought pharmacy was 4 years...then you're free to practice.. which fields would require residencies...and what type things do they look for in an applicant?



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      You can practice right after finishing your pharmd in almost all fields. Residencies are not required for any fields that I can think of off the top of my head. They are highly suggested for a number of them like ICU, oncology, ID, etc. Here's a link to a lot of info....
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