PGY1/2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency w/ MS
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership/Masters
The combined 2-year residency/master of science in health-system pharmacy administration and leadership program provides residents with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to assume a variety of roles and leadership positions. Our graduates are equipped to serve as vibrant, committed professionals with a focus on improving patients’ health, health care delivery and the pharmacy profession as a whole. We help ensure their success through both didactic education and experiential opportunities in the classroom and in the workplace.
While fulfilling PGY1 & PGY2 objectives, you will develop expertise in direct patient care, pharmacy operations, medication safety, quality improvement, financial management, automation and informatics, policy development, interdepartmental collaboration, human resource management and much more. Didactic experience will include Masters level coursework at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy to compliment the core experiential competencies. In addition, the resident will be immersed in leadership opportunities within the department, state and national organizations.
Goal of the Program
Be able to envision, plan, implement, coordinate and monitor patient care and operational services
Be effective stewards of human resources, including recruitment, mentoring, evaluating and leading professionals and technical support staff
Be adaptive leaders to changes and demands for health-system pharmacy practice and the health care environment in general
Be strategic thinkers and planners who see challenges as opportunities to contribute to improving health care delivery
Be consistently ethical and professional in their practice
Be clinically competent in the practice of pharmacy
Understand and assume the managerial and financial responsibilities in health-system pharmacies
Have a vision for the future practice of pharmacy and possess the tools to realize that vision
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.