Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency (New Hanover)

PGY1 & PGY2 with MS

Program description

The two-year Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center will prepare pharmacy leaders for success in a complex, evolving healthcare environment. This residency program is complemented by a Masters of Science (MS) in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) offered through UNC – Chapel Hill.

PGY1 curriculum

PGY1 learning opportunities follow the Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency program requirements. 

PGY2 curriculum

Required rotations
Automation & technology
Pharmacy operations
Clinical practice management
System pharmacy practice
Medication safety & regulatory compliance
Required longitudinal rotations
Continuing education
Human resource management
Leadership, Excellence and Development (LEAD)
Leadership, finance, budgeting
Quality improvement project
Professional writing
UNC student seminar
Elective rotations
Specialty pharmacy management
Additional electives may be developed based on resident interest and preceptor availability
Co-precept PGY1 residents and pharmacy students
Affiliations with High Point University and Campbell University
Service leadership
Central staffing and leader on call
Service on department committees
Serve as resident-in-charge


MS Graduate Program:

UNC MS Hospital Partnership Resident Program - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Courses completed online through live interactive videoconference



Approximately $52,000 (PGY1); $57,500 (PGY2)
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 premium
Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses
On-site parking provided free of charge
Professional development
Midyear meeting, UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium, and additional opportunities at the discretion of the program
Poster reimbursement
Support may also be provided for posters presented at an education or professional meeting
Additional items
Office space with laptop computer and docking station provided
Personalized lab coat
Access to online libraries
Low-cost team member fitness center
On-site team member employee health clinic and pharmacy

Application information

NMS code: 298941

Interested applicants should apply for consideration by using 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


Mike Melroy, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FASHP
HSPAL Residency Program Director
Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center