The PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a fully ASHP accredited, 12-month, full-time, postgraduate training experience at the health system’s 885-bed academic teaching hospital located in Winston-Salem, NC. This medical center serves the most critically ill adult and pediatric patients throughout the entire Triad/Piedmont area and is the region’s adult and pediatric level 1 trauma center and verified burn center. This program focuses on developing the resident’s analytical, clinical, teaching, and leadership skills required to become a successful emergency medicine pharmacist. The resident will be quickly integrated into emergency medicine pharmacy team and work closely with attending physicians, medical residents, nurses, medics, advanced practice providers, and respiratory therapists to provide the best patient care possible. The resident will help precept PGY1 residents, APPE students, and, if desired, can obtain a teaching certificate through Campbell University College of Pharmacy. The resident will be involved in departmental and organizational initiatives to improve the safety and quality of patient care as it relates to emergency medicine. This program offers one position per academic year.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for licensure in the state of North Carolina or currently licensed in the state, and successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency.
About Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, NC. Our two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary care hospital- that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, four community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education. The organization admits approximately 60,000 inpatients each year, its emergency rooms have approximately 187,000 visits each year, and has close to 2 million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments.
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, WFBMC is a Level I Adult and Pediatric trauma and burn centers. The Medical Center consists of an adult inpatient care facility, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Heart and Vascular Center, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Emergency Departments for both adult and pediatric patients, and large outpatient care facilities. Through these resources the hospital... provides acute care to both adult and pediatric patients throughout the western region of North Carolina. WWFBMC is affiliated with Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
Over 350 pharmacists, technicians, and leaders provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today the department provides decentralized clinical services to more than 47 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during patient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of eleven residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for three schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.