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Unique educational opportunities

Unique educational opportunities

Geisinger offers a comprehensive array of educational opportunities for advanced pharmacy practice students including 33 unique ambulatory care opportunities such as medication therapy, disease state management, pain management, oral chemotherapy, and 25 unique inpatient care clinical rotations including:

  • Cardiology
  • Infectious disease
  • Internal medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Critical care
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Institutional practice opportunities include home infusion pharmacy, research and scholarship, and specialty pharmacy. The APPE experiences we offer are an invaluable springboard for students wishing to enter clinical practice and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs.


  • Geisinger’s philosophy is that advanced pharmacy practice experiences are essential for the continuing professional development of our future pharmacy professionals.
  • Through these experiences, learners acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become an exemplary pharmaceutical care practitioner. 
  • We aim to make our students indispensable.


Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences are available for students to provide early exposure to all facets of pharmacy practice. Geisinger Medical Center also offers a pharmacy intern program for students in first, second or third year of pharmacy school.


Advanced Professional Pharmacy Experiences are available for fourth-year pharmacy students.