PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency (Charlotte & Winston-Salem)

Program description

The Novant Health PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency programs in the Charlotte market and Winston Salem market are 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
Infectious diseases
Internal medicine
Specialty pharmacy administration
Pharmacy accreditation
Payer relations/Contracting –Topic discussions throughout the year
Elective of resident choice
Project month
Elective rotations
Patient assistance programs
Limited distribution networks (off-site)
Medication management
Ambulatory care
Population health
Integrative medicine
Additional disease specific training
Intensive care
340b management/Payor relations
Longitudinal rotations
Medication safety
Research and professional development series
Seminar and resident forums
Research (i.e., Quality improvement project that includes Business plan and MUE)
Teaching certificate- optional
Mentor and co-precept 4th year pharmacy students
Didactic teaching opportunities at Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University
In services, patient education, continuing education
Longitudinal patient care management for resident specific patient panel
Operational staffing in URAC and ACHC accredited specialty pharmacy – Longitudinal staffing day
Every fourth weekend Specialty MTM and support of after hours on-call service


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
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 provided for ASHP Midyear and UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium (REPS)
Additional items
Office space provided with computer
Personalized lab coat
Access to online and hospital libraries
Note: travel required for some rotations


Application information

NMS code (Charlotte): 263621
NMS code (Winston Salem): 263615

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


Jessica McDuffie, PharmD, CSP
Pharmacy Manager, Novant Health Specialty Pharmacy
PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Charlotte & Winston-Salem