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PGY1/PGY2/Masters Specialty Pharmacy Administration and Leadership

Careers Residency programs Pharmacy residency programs PGY1/PGY2/Masters Specialty Pharmacy Administration and Leadership

Program description

The 2-year Specialty Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program at Novant Health will prepare pharmacy leaders for success in a complex and evolving healthcare environment. The Novant Health Pharmacy Services team includes over 500 FTE supporting 15 acute care facilities, 5 specialty pharmacies, 12 infusion centers, and over 500 outpatient clinic locations across 4 states. This program offers candidates the opportunity to train in a large, integrated health-system and gain knowledge, skills, and experience within a well-established, dually accredited specialty pharmacy program working with teams and leaders who are dedicated to improving the health of our communities, one person at a time.


Core Learning Experiences
PGY2 Orientation
Specialty Pharmacy Operations
Clinical Leadership
Infusion Leadership
Accreditation and Compliance
PBM and Contracting
Procurement and Supply Chain
Medication Safety and Technology
Service Leadership/Staffing (longitudinal)
Master’s Degree Project (longitudinal)
Finance/Budgeting (longitudinal)
Area Management (longitudinal)
Elective Learning Experiences & Other Opportunities
Ambulatory Care and Oncology
Pharmacoeconomics Program
Executive Leadership

Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following:
  • Achievement of 90% of all goals marked as achieved for residency
  • Clinical expertise in specialty pharmacy practice
  • Leadership competencies to develop a new or lead an existing specialty pharmacy program
  • Completion of a Master’s Degree
  • Completion of a longitudinal research project


$48,000 (PGY1); $53,000 (PGY2)
Leave Availability
10 days + 5 additional days for interviewing
Health Insurance
Medical insurance provided with low monthly premium
Vision and dental insurance available with low monthly premium
Child Care
On-site child care offered with a monthly cost (Forsyth Medical Center or Presbyterian Medical Center only)
Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses
On-site parking free of charge
Professional Development
Support for participation at ASHP midyear meeting and UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium
Additional Items
Office space provided with computer
Personalized lab coat
Access to online and hospital libraries


Application requirements

Interested applicants should apply for consideration by using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Please submit your application though this service no later than program specific deadlines as outlined below.

Application deadline

December 31, 2021

Listing codes

ASHP Residency Listing Code: 36908

National Matching Service Code: 294344


Lisa Blanchette, PharmD, MHA, MCPS-AQ ID
Residency Program Director
E-mail: [email protected]#novanthealth.org