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W-S Health Care PGY1 Residency - Ambulatory Care

Careers Pharmacy residency programs W-S Health Care PGY1 Residency - Ambulatory Care

At Novant Health Winston-Salem Health Care our PGY1 Ambulatory Care 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 an ambulatory care pharmacy practice role.

Program description

The Novant Health Winston-Salem Health Care PGY1 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency entails 12 months of training and experience in multiple aspects. Our PGY1 Ambulatory Care residency program offers experience in transitional care clinics such as Anticoagulation, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Osteoporosis, Oncology Infusion, Safe Med, and Stroke Bridge. An inpatient component is offered at one of three Novant facilities. 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.

Program curriculum


Required rotations (9 months):
  • Orientation
  • Ambulatory care I
  • Ambulatory care II
  • Professional pharmacy education
Other required rotations (longitudinal):
  • Service leadership
  • Seminar/MUE
  • Medication safety discussion
  • Project
  • Practice management
Elective rotations (3 months):
  • Administration/practice management
  • Anticoagulation
  • Discharge counseling
  • Family practice
  • Inpatient services
  • Internal medicine clinic
  • Osteoporosis
  • Oncology Infusion
  • Safe Med
  • Stroke Bridge
Teaching:
  • Mentor and co-precept 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 for outpatient pharmacy services
  • Service on assigned department committees.

Program completion


Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Management and improvement in the medication use process of an Ambulatory Care setting
  • Proficient leadership and practice management skills
  • Valuable and efficient patient-centered medication therapy management support on a health care team
  • Effective and efficient utilization of medical informatics