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Population Health PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency

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Program description

The purpose of the PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency program at Novant Health Population Health is to produce residents that possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in the specialized practice area (when board certification for the practice area exists).

Our program provides multidisciplinary patient-centered experiences caring for diverse adult and geriatric patients. Residents develop skills in patient care, leadership, teaching, and research. The program is tailored to each resident and cultivates professional development.


Core learning experiences
Administration/medication safety
Anticoagulation management
Chief resident
Drug information
Internal medicine /primary care
Transitions of care/Gaps in care
Clinical forum
Service commitment
Community service
MTM (staffing)
Elective learning experiences
Advanced Diabetes
Stroke/Neuro specialty clinics (2 week Neuro ICU may be required prior to clinic experience)
Advanced anticoagulation
Specialty pharmacy
Heart Failure
Other opporunities
Teaching certificate
Student precepting
Didactic/lab discussion leader at College of pharmacy
In-services, patient education, continuing education

Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Direct patient care skills with focus on: diabetes, anticoagulation, transition of care, medicine administration and leadership skills
  • Project planning and execution skills
  • Teaching and precepting skills


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 is 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 31


Deanna Rattray, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, Clinical Pharmacist
PGY2 pharmacy residency program director - Ambulatory care
Phone: 704-316-6559
E-mail: [email protected]

Maryann Choy-Ames, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacist
PGY2 pharmacy residency coordinator - Ambulatory care
Phone: 704-384-1861
E-mail: [email protected]