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PMC PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

Program description

At Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, our PGY1 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 practice roles.

The Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency entails 12 months of training and experience in multiple aspects. Its goals, objectives and evaluation processes are established in accordance to ASHP standards. The program allows flexibility to meet the needs and interests of each individual resident while also providing a quality foundation in developing professional practice skills.

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
Health insurance
Medical insurance provided with low monthly premium.
Vision and dental insurance are also 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 are available for the ASHP midyear meeting, Southeastern Residency Conference, and also for various CE programs.
Poster reimbursement
Support may also be provided for posters presented at an education or professional meeting.
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 31st


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]