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FMC PGY1 Pharmacy Administration

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At Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center our PGY1 Pharmacy Administration residency program strives to develop pharmacy clinicians who provide optimal patient care and safety. Upon graduation the resident is able to provide quality professional leadership skills along with competent functionality in various pharmacy administration practice roles.

Program description

The Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Administration residency entails 12 months of training and experience in multiple aspects. Our PGY1 Pharmacy Administration residency program gives residents opportunity in advancing their clinical skills while preparing them for various leadership roles. The program allows flexibility to meet the needs and interest of each individual resident while also providing a quality foundation in developing professional practice skills.

Pharmacy PGY1 curriculum


Required rotations (9 months):
  • Orientation
  • Internal medicine I
  • Internal medicine II
  • Critical care
Other required rotations (longitudinal):
  • Service leadership
  • Seminar/MUE
  • Project
  • Medication safety
  • Ambulatory care
  • Practice management
Elective rotations (3 months):
  • Practice management
  • Service leadership
  • Central manager operations
  • Executive hospital management
Teaching:
  • Mentor and co-precept the 4th year pharmacy students
  • Present journal articles, cases, MUE and topics when assigned to pharmacy and/or other hospital staff
Service leadership:
  • Every third weekend where the resident will function as lead pharmacist
  • Service on hospital and department committees

Program completion


Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Advanced operational, management, and leadership skills
  • Developed skills in multiple clinical patient care areas
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and evaluative skills to solving practice-related issues
  • Self-directed and competent in organizational decision making in a health system pharmacy