WakeMed Health & Hospitals PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
The PGY1 pharmacy residency program at WakeMed Health & Hospitals is an ASHP-accredited program that builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
This 12-month postgraduate training experience is designed to develop the following core competencies:
Advancing practice and improving patient care
Leadership & management
Teaching, education, and dissemination of knowledge
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
Licensure/eligibility for licensure in North Carolina
Exceptional knowledge, communication skills, and leadership qualities
Qualified candidates will be invited for an on-site interview
Number of positions: 4
Rotations & Required Activities
Rotational experiences for the PGY1 residency program are designed to provide our residents with a broad exposure to pharmacy practice and patient populations. Notably the PGY1 residency program at WakeMed Health & Hospitals offers a wide variety of rotations and flexibility in scheduling.
Adult Critical Care
Drug Information & Medication Safety
Critical Care (Medicine, Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic, Pediatrics/Neonatal)
Palliative Care Medicine
Other electives available upon request and resident interest.
Service as a decentralized clinical pharmacist
Additional Required Activities:
Complete and present a residency research project at a regional conference
Prepare a manuscript suitable for publication
Complete Medication Use Evaluation(s)
Present an ACPE-approved continuing education program
WakeMed Health & Hospitals Pharmacy Residency Programs
The pharmacy department provides decentralized clinical services to all inpatients and works collaboratively with physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses throughout the institution to provide care to patients with a diverse range of clinical problems. WakeMed Health & Hospitals offers a blend of both structured teaching services with medical residents from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and medical students from Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as multidisciplinary rounding services. Services with traditional medical teaching rounds include internal medicine, general pediatrics, and pediatric ICU. Services with multidisciplinary rounds include cardiothoracic ICU, cardiovascular ICU, cardiovascular intermediate care/heart failure, antimicrobial stewardship, and hospital acquired infection prevention rounds.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals has strong relationships with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and offers over 100 rotation months per year. This affords residents the opportu...nity to engage in teaching and precepting responsibilities on many rotations throughout their year.
The WakeMed PGY1 program is an ASHP-accredited program that builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
WakeMed’s three PGY2 residency programs build upon the core competencies achieved during a PGY1 residency, while expanding the residents’ ability to provide care for complex patients.
The WakeMed/UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy PGY2 Cardiology Residency Program is an ASHP-accredited program that provides residents with the experience and knowledge necessary to become competent practitioners in a cardiovascular pharmacy practice.
The WakeMed/UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program is an ASHP-accredited program that provides residents with the experience and knowledge necessary to become competent practitioners in a critical care pharmacy practice.
The WakeMed Health & Hospitals PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency Program provides residents with the experience and knowledge necessary to become competent practitioners in infectious diseases pharmacy practice and antimicrobial stewardship.