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Fellowship Program

Improve health equity for various patient populations.

Launch Your Career in Public Health With a CPS Fellowship

Reducing health disparities and improving health literacy should be a priority of pharmacy practice. As leaders, educators, and collaborators within interdisciplinary teams and health systems, pharmacists are well-positioned to improve cultural competency, quality, and ease of access to health care for patients. If you're looking to further your skillset while improving health equity for various patient populations, a CPS Fellowship may be a great choice for you.

CPS Pharmacy Fellowship Program

Fellowship opportunities at CPS provide a unique opportunity for graduates to work in a forward-thinking, fast-paced environment while furthering their knowledge and skills. We position you for career success as you map, measure, and understand the dynamics of various healthcare systems to enable solutions for improvements.

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Fellowship Overview

Our fellowship program is designed to provide postgraduates with the specific knowledge, skills, and experiences to prepare them for various roles within a pharmacy practice. The fellowship’s primary focus areas include social determinants of health and healthcare disparities, practice management and systems thinking, quality improvement, and much more.

Fellowship Overview

Our fellowship program is designed to provide postgraduates with the specific knowledge, skills, and experiences to prepare them for various roles within a pharmacy practice. The fellowship’s primary focus areas include social determinants of health and healthcare disparities, practice management and systems thinking, quality improvement, and much more.

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Fellows will have the opportunity to:

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Develop an assessment that incorporates structural and process of care indicators to improve health literacy and communication between pharmacy and patients during the medication management encounter.

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Conduct a longitudinal research project for presentation at a professional platform.

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Develop a structured Certificate Program in areas of health equity, disparity, and systems thinking for preceptors and pharmacist leaders.

CPS Fellowship Program Differentiators

Curious about what sets the CPS fellowship apart from other programs? Take a look at some key highlights:

  • We offer evidence-based training to build a deeper understanding of social determinants of health and health disparities to improve care for society's most vulnerable patients.
  • Students receive didactic training in health equity and systems thinking, as well as hands-on application with direct patient care.
  • Position your next career move with an important, highly employer-sought, real-world skill set with both cultural and linguistic competencies.
  • You'll have the opportunity to pave the way for and advocate change in both pharmacy curriculum and practice that include education and strategies to drive health equity.
  • Courses are taught by pharmacy experts, as well as an industry leader with the largest U.S. footprint when it comes to employing pharmacists and providing pharmacy consulting services.

Application Requirements

To be considered for CPS' fellowship program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Licensure as a Registered Pharmacist must be in good standing Completion of a Postgraduate year one (PGY-1) pharmacy residency or equivalent training.
  • Submission of a complete application, including curriculum vitae, a personal letter of intent, and three reference letters.
  • If you are invited for an interview, you must deliver a presentation and complete a writing sample.

Fellowship Benefits

When you enroll in a fellowship through CPS, you can expect to receive the following benefits:

  • Personal workspace
  • Salary with insurance benefits
  • Paid holiday, personal, and sick time
  • Professional conference attendance
  • Potential future employment
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Take The Next Step

Ready to advance your skills to become a well-rounded health care professional? We invite you to apply for one of our open fellowship opportunities.