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PMC PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Program description

The focus of the PGY1 pharmacy residency program at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is to develop clinical pharmacists who are able to provide optimal patient care and improve patient outcomes. Upon graduation, the resident should demonstrate professional leadership skills and ability to function as a competent practitioner in a variety of pharmacy practice areas and roles.

The residency program at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center provides a strong clinical foundation while allowing flexibility to meet the needs and interests of individual residents. The program goals, objectives, and evaluation processes are established in accordance to ASHP standards.

Pharmacy PGY1 curriculum

Required Rotations
Infectious diseases
Internal medicine (2)
Medical critical care
Critical care elective
Required Longitudinal Rotations
Practice management
Medication safety
Medication use evaluation
Research project
Service commitment (2)
Teaching certificate through Shenandoah School of Pharmacy
Mentor and co-precept P4 pharmacy students
Service Leadership
Every other weekend staffing, alternating between first and second shift. Service includes functioning as lead pharmacist or verification pharmacist. Compensation of one weekday will be allowed for every weekend worked.
Service on hospital and department committees


Leave Availability
10 days + 5 additional days for post-graduate employment interviews
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 and Presbyterian Medical Center only)
Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses
On-site parking provided free of charge
Professional Development
Support available for the ASHP midyear meeting, UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium, and various CE programs
Additional Items
Office space provided with computer
One personalized lab coat
Access to online and hospital libraries
Note that some travel may be required for rotations


Application information

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


Jeannie Poon, PharmD, cardiology clinical specialist
PGY1 pharmacy residency program director
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-384-9105
E-mail: [email protected]