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RMC PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

At Novant Health Rowan 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 exhibit quality professional leadership skills along with competent functionality in various pharmacy practice roles.

Program description

The Novant Health Rowan 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
Clinical operations
Internal medicine
Critical care
Infectious diseases
Required Longitudinal Rotations
Service leadership
Medication use evaluation
Drug Monograph
Elective Rotations:
Behavioral Health
Drug information
Pharmacoeconomic outcomes and research
Internal medicine with cardiology focus
Emergency medicine
Infectious diseases II
Critical care II
Transitions of care
Surgery (offsite)
Neurology (offsite)
Oncology (offsite)
Cardiac intensive care (offsite)
Neonatal intensive care (offsite)
Pediatrics (offsite)
Ambulatory care (offsite)
Teaching certificate through High Point University
Mentor and co-precept P4 pharmacy students
Opportunities to teach at High Point University School of Pharmacy
Opportunities to teach didactic lectures to on-site Campbell University medical students
Service leadership:
Every other weekend staffing requirement
Service on hospital and department committees
Community service

Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Management and improvement in the medication use process
  • 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
  • Professional development


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 available for the ASHP midyear meeting, UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium, and 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, 2021


Jamie Warren, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, CPP
PGY1 residency program director
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center (Match code: 263813)
612 Mocksville Avenue, Salisbury, NC 28144
E-mail: [email protected]