Preceptor Benefits

Once appointed to the clinical faculty of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, instructors become eligible for certain benefits. Some of these benefits are for the site of the rotations and some are for the faculty member. The following list summarizes these benefits:

Access to State University System facilities and state rates:

The State of Florida University system includes eleven Universities. Faculty have access to some of the facilities of these universities., e.g. Libraries, etc. Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are also eligible for discounted rates on rental cars and lodging. These are not always the lowest discount available, but they are almost always available. The current state contract for rental cars is with AVIS, but other companies may give discounts as well if asked. Lodging discounts vary from place to place. You will need to have a University of Florida Gator1 identification card in order to take advantage of these rates.

Access to the University of Florida Health Science Center Library:

Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are eligible to receive access to the HSC library via the library proxy server. This process is for those faculty actively participating in the education of our students and is renewed yearly. Please email preceptor-support@cop.ufl.edu for more information.

Access to Discounted CE from the UF College of Pharmacy:

University of Florida College of Pharmacy Preceptors who wish to access CE courses offered by the Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education at a discounted rate should be aware of the following new process:

1. Use the webform to request discounted prices: Preceptor Discounted CE Webform

  • Under title, select UF preceptor
  • Courses and discounted prices are listed on the webform

2. The Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education will verify with the Office of Entrepreneurial Education that the requesting individual is indeed a UFCOP preceptor.

3. Upon verification, the Office of Continuing Education will send a link to the requesting individual to register for the course at the discounted price within 1-2 business days.

Access to Pharmacist’s Letter:

Preceptors can register for a free subscription to the Pharmacist’s Letter, an online publication that provides evidence-based information and unbiased medication recommendations. Please contact your Regional Coordinator for registration details.

Access to Free CE and Resources from the Collaborative Education Institute (CEI):

Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are eligible for free CE and resources from the CEI. Through a contract with the CEI there is a website link to access the educational offerings. By using the link below you will be able to access the CE offerings. There is a section specifically with content related to precepting. The other kinds of resources available via the link are journal clubs, and other CE subject areas. For free access to the offerings, you will need a pass code. Please contact your regional coordinator for more information on how to obtain the free access.

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UF offers free online subscriptions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal

To activate your New York Times subscription, go to myUFL and navigate to “Main Menu.” From there, go to “Quick Links,” then “NY Times” and click on “Subscribe now.”

To activate your Wall Street Journal subscription, go to The Wall Street Journal

Additional Benefits and Access to University pricing for some goods:

Clinical Faculty of the University of Florida are eligible for university pricing for some items. To be clear this is not the pricing the university gets for institutional purchases, but the price negotiated by the university for personal purchases by faculty, staff, students etc. Please note that although some of these are good discounts they may not be the BEST discount. You should still shop around. There are several places this pricing can be found. You will need your Gator 1 card for discounts.