Fisher’s Doctor of Pharmacy Named Top Value Pharm.D. Program
HealthGrad.com named the doctor of pharmacy program offered through the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College to its 2019-2020 list of Top Value ACPE-Accredited Pharm.D. Programs.
“When we got to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy Pharm.D. at St. John Fisher College, we knew we were looking at a real value,” said Carly Pierce, managing editor of the HealthGrad.com. “With one of the most competitive tuition rates among ACPE-accredited programs offered at private institutions in the Northeast; a track record of exceptional student outcomes; and a dedication to service that includes unparalleled opportunities for international experience through mission trips, Fisher’s Pharm.D. easily earns its place on our list of the Top Value Doctor of Pharmacy Programs for 2019-20.”
Since its opening, the School has graduated more than 700 students, who consistently perform well on licensure exams, often exceeding state and national averages. In addition to classroom and laboratory learning, the School’s curriculum includes experiential education components. Students participate in clinical rotations in a variety of health care settings in the Rochester area, and also have the opportunity to engage in medical missions and service trips to Montana, El Salvador, and India, among other places.
In 2016, the School of Pharmacy earned a full eight years of accreditation from ACPE, which sets standards for the education of pharmacists.