Summer Pharmacy Institute 2018--UIC College of Pharmacy at Rockford

Summer Pharmacy Institute

The UIC College of Pharmacy at Rockford is inviting current undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy to apply for the Summer Pharmacy Institute (SPI). The SPI allows students to explore different areas of the pharmacy profession, including a full day workshop devoted to current trends, research, and activities in each of the following focus areas: Hospital, Ambulatory Care, Industry/Research & Development, Community, and Professionalism in the Field.


Applicants must be:

  • Current undergraduate students who have not yet been admitted to a PharmD program
  • Students that have already completed their undergraduate degree
  • Recent college graduates
  • US Citizens/Permanent Residents 


It is highly recommended that applicants have taken undergraduate level coursework in biology, chemistry, and/or anatomy & physiology, as well as have a strong interest in the pharmacy career field. 


When:  June 4-8, 2018



UIC College of Pharmacy at Rockford

1601 Parkview Ave

Rockford, IL 61107


Cost:  $125

Because of the generous support of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL) with support from the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Foundation, selected students from Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties will be charged $60 to attend the Summer Pharmacy Institute.



If you live more than 90 miles away from Rockford, then you will be eligible to receive partial funding for housing at a sponsored hotel thanks to the generosity of Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.


Application Deadline:  April 1, 2018


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