Phil Bunick Joins the Office of Experiential Education

A longstanding partner in the school’s mission to develop the pharmacists of the future, Philip “Phil” Bunick, joined the Office of Experiential Education in the role of field coordinator on Friday, February 5. Bunick had a long career in pharmacy which included service as director of pharmacy in four health systems. He served as a preceptor for pharmacy students and, even after retiring from the UConn Health Center, continued his role working with UConn pharmacy students in both the classroom and in experiential settings. He was recognized by students as the 2012-2013 IPPE Service Learning Preceptor of the Year.

Bunick’s primary responsibilities will include assigning students to affiliated practice sites, managing databases, coordinating preceptor orientation and development activities, visiting practice sites, evaluating the program, explaining the program to site supervisors, interacting with students and other duties within the program.