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Pharmacy Camp

Pharmacy Camp 2016

Sunday, June 12th – Friday, June 17th

An Introduction to career opportunities in the profession of Pharmacy and opportunities in Pharmacy education at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)

What is Pharmacy Summer Camp?

The UAMS College of Pharmacy Summer Camp Program is designed for high school rising seniors and recently graduated high school students entering college interested in learning more about the challenging career pathway opportunities in the profession of pharmacy.  This unique camp incorporates active participation in a broad scope of learning experiences including “hands-on” training in pharmacy practice skills, lectures by College of Pharmacy faculty and local Arkansas pharmacist practitioners, and field trips to actual pharmacy practice locations.  The camp program reviews pharmacy education opportunities and the pharmacy curriculum at UAMS as well as recommended high school preparatory and collegiate Pre-Pharmacy course work.

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Pharmacy Summer Camp Tuition & Fees: 

Camp tuition is $400.00 and includes housing, all meals, camp instruction materials, laboratory exercise supplies, and field trip transportation and expenses.

Application Process:  

  • Students currently in their junior and senior year of high school are eligible to apply.
  • Application, official transcript, ACT scores, and two sealed letters of recommendation and must be postmarked no later than Friday, February 19, 2016.
  • The letters of recommendation must be from a science or math teacher and a counselor.
  • Applications (unless completed online), reference letters, ACT scores, and transcript should be mailed to:

UAMS Pharmacy Camp 4301 West Markham Slot 522 Little Rock, AR 72205

Camp applicants will be notified on Friday, March 25, 2016 of their admission status. Accepted applicants must pay the full cost of tuition ($400) and supply proof of health insurance coverage to the UAMS College of Pharmacy by Friday, May 20, 2016. The UAMS College of Pharmacy reserves the right to cancel the pharmacy camp and return all fees in the event of insufficient participant registration or for other compelling and unforeseen circumstances of good cause.

Application:

  • Click here (Not Available until Fall 2015) to complete the online application.
  • Click here (Not Available until Fall 2015) to download and print an application.

Financial Aid:

A limited number of scholarships are available to those requiring tuition assistance. Students must submit a statement explaining why tuition assistance is being requested with his/her application.

Camp Faculty & Counselors:

Eddie Dunn, PharmD & Melanie Reinhardt, PharmD, Department of Pharmacy Practice and other College of Pharmacy faculty members, pharmacist practitioners, and current UAMS College of Pharmacy students and staff representing a broad range of career experience in the pharmacy profession.

Information Requests: 

Questions regarding the UAMS College of Pharmacy Summer Camp can be directed to Alex B. Holladay at 501-686-6282 or by email abholladay@uams.edu.

 

 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is committed to providing  programs and activities to all persons regardless of  race, religion, color, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, and, to the extent covered by law, age or veteran status.