The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy is recognized on all levels, local, state,national, and international, as providing one of the most challenging,dynamic, and satisfying programs of study leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. In concert with supportive faculty and staff, students at the School build a foundation for learning that continues long after graduation. The mission of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration is to guide and develop the next generation of pharmacists in the practice of patient-centered, population-based pharmaceutical care in a multitude of settings. The Department is committed to the ethical and professional growth of pharmacy students and strives to graduate lifelong learners with the skills to lead and adapt in a dynamic healthcare system.This mission supports the overall mission of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in four critical areas: teaching, practice, scholarship, and service.
Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians staff, as well as advanced technology. Comprised of two hospitals (Regional Medical Center in Trenton and Capital Health Medical Center—Hopewell), our Hamilton outpatient facility, and various primary and specialty care practices across the region. A four-time Magnet-designated health system for nursing excellence, Capital Health serves as a Level II regional trauma center,comprehensive stroke center, regional perinatal center (including a Level III NICU), and emergency mental health-screening center. Capital Health takes great pride in our innovative programs such as our Capital Institute for Neurosciences; nationally accredited Center for Comprehensive Breast Care;Center for Digestive Health; Marjorie G. Ernest Joint Replacement Center of Excellence; award-winning Cancer Center; and our Heart & Vascular Institute,which includes the region’s first accredited Chest Pain Center.
The Critical Care Faculty member will serve as one of two EMSOP clinical specialists at Capital Health. Additionally, the hospital-based clinical pharmacy team is comprised of a Clinical Coordinator and six clinicians in the areas of Critical Care, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine as well as two PGY1 pharmacy residents. Pharmacy services are provided throughout both institutions via centralized and decentralized operations utilizing an integrated EMR and automation.