PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency (New Hanover)

Program description

The PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency program at Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center is designed to prepare the graduate resident to pursue PGY2 training in ambulatory care or for entry into a variety of clinical roles in specialty, community, and/or ambulatory pharmacy practice. Additionally, the program engages the resident in the clinical, operational, and business aspects of running a specialty pharmacy.


Required rotations
Ambulatory Care I
Ambulatory Care II
Population Health
Required longitudinal rotations
Specialty pharmacy services
Care transitions, discharge services
Outpatient pharmacy reserves
Retail, ambulatory and specialty pharmacy management
Leadership, Excellence and Development (LEAD)
Continuing education
Quality improvement medication use evaluation
Quality improvement project and practice enhancement
Professional writing
Elective rotations
Ambulatory care I and II rotations are selected based on resident area of interest. Practice areas eligible for selection include employee healthy lifestyle program, primary care, cardiology, neurology, and rheumatology  
Co-precept pharmacy students
Affiliations with High Point University and University of North Carolina Schools of Pharmacy
Opportunities to teach other health care providers: medical residents, nursing, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, etc.
Service leadership
Service on department committees
Serve as resident-in-charge


Approximately $52,000
Leave availability
10 days, with 5 additional professional days
Health insurance
Medical insurance provided with low monthly premium
Vision and dental insurance are also available with low monthly premium
Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses
On-site parking free of charge
Professional development
Support provided for ASHP Midyear and UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium (REPS)
Poster reimbursement
Support may also be provided for posters presented at an education or professional meeting
Additional items
Office space provided with computer
Personalized lab coat
Access to online libraries
Low-cost team member fitness center
On-site team member employee health clinic and pharmacy


Application information

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.

NMS code: 204815  

Application deadline

January 2


Geena Eglin, PharmD, BCACP, CSP, CPP 
PGY1 Community-Based Residency Program Director
Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center