PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency (FMC)

Program description

The PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center is an ASHP- accredited program that provides the resident with advanced training in a variety of critical care settings. The program is designed to instill and develop the skills necessary to practice independently as a member of the interdisciplinary critical care team.


Required rotations
Medical/Surgical ICU
Cardiac ICU
Neurology ICU
Emergency medicine
Required longitudinal rotations
Service - Weekend consult service acting as clinical specialist every third weekend
Project - Research and clinical improvement initiatives
Seminar - Multiple presentation opportunities both internally and at regional or national meetings
Code blue response - Attend all codes while in-house
Elective rotations
Cardiothoracic surgery
Infectious diseases - including corporate antimicrobial stewardship duties
Clinical pharmacy management - including regional and system opportunities
Pediatric ICU (offsite at a Novant hospital)
Drug Information/Toxicology (offsite)
Trauma (offsite)
Neonatal ICU
Precepting 4th year pharmacy students and PGY1 residents
Affiliations with High Point University School of Pharmacy, Campbell University School of Pharmacy, Wingate University School of Pharmacy, and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Service leadership
The PGY2 critical care resident with serve as the Chief Resident for FMC PGY1 residency class
Every third weekend the resident will staff the consult service
Serve on hospital and department committees, including P&T and Residency Advisory Committee


Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Advanced knowledge in pharmacotherapy in critical care
  • Ability to function independently and efficiently on a health care team
  • Confident leadership and strengthened communication skills
  • Enhanced teaching, presentation, and research skills



Approximately $57,500
Leave availability
10 days, with 5 additional professional days
Health insurance
Medical insurance provided with low monthly premium
Vision and dental insurance available with low monthly premiums
Child care
On-site child care offered with a monthly cost (Forsyth Medical Center or Presbyterian Medical Center)
Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses
On-site parking free of charge
Professional development
Support available for the ASHP Midyear meeting, UNC REPS meeting, and additional opportunities at the discretion of the program
Additional items
Office space provided with computer
Personalized lab coat
Access to online and hospital libraries
Some travel may be required for rotations


Application information

NMS code: 657652

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

Application deadline
January 2


Jeremy Hodges, RPh, BCPS, BCCCP, CPP
PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center