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  • The MTGEC is an interdisciplinary center which provides geriatric education and training for Montana health professionals, higher education faculty, and health professions students so that they might better meet the health needs of the older residents of the state.

  • IPHARM is an interdisciplinary program where health professions students gain experience in providing direct patient care.  IPHARM is a health screening program designed to bring disease screening services to all residents of Montana communities.

  • The UM Drug Information Service is a free resource for healthcare professionals.  Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and allied health practitioners are invited to contact us with non-emergent questions.

  • Four ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) residency positions are offered by the UM Pharmacy Practice Department.  Rotations include Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Ambulatory Care, Pain Management, and Education.


The Department of Pharmacy Practice also coordinates several distinct services to assist local practitioners and enhance the health of both UM students and Montanans.  These programs include the Drug Information ServiceImproving Health Among Rural Montanans (IPHARM), the Montana Geriatric Education Center (MTGEC), and the Health Services Pharmacy.

The Continuing Professional Education program offers current, practice-enhancing professional education programs for pharmacists and other health professionals.  The Department also offers Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) residency positions at Community Medical Center and St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana.

News & Events

Spring 2014

Spring Break - March 31 through April 4

Finals Week - May 12 through May 16

Graduation - Saturday, May 17

FREE CE Courses for IPPE and APPE Preceptors!

Departmental Strategic Plan 2010-2015 - Updated 10/2012

DIS Newsletter March 2014 Issue -- NEW FEATURE: Patient Information articles!

Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) Residency Information


    The University of Montana-Missoula Department of Pharmacy Practice 32 Campus Drive Missoula, MT 59812-4680 P: (406) 243 - 4624 F: (406) 243 - 4353 E:

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