PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency (Charlotte & Winston-Salem)

Program description


The Novant Health PGY2 ambulatory care pharmacy residency programs in the Charlotte market and Winston Salem market aim to produce residents who possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist positions in ambulatory or specialty care clinics and who are eligible for board certification and/or other certifications related to ambulatory care, if desired.


Core learning experiences
Primary care I
Primary care II
Complex disease state interdisciplinary team clinic
Specialty clinic I
Specialty clinic II
Core administrative and didactive learning experiences
Clinical forum
Clinic operations and compliance
Drug information
Intro academia
MTM staffing
Elective learning experiences
Infectious diseases
Free clinic
Advanced academia (High Point or Wingate)
Health system administration with focus in pharmacy educational programs
Retail operations
Population health
Core clinical site located in another market
Other potential opportunities
Community service
Teaching certificate
Student/resident precepting
Didactic lectures to third-year medical students
Inservices, patient education, continuing education
Committee involvement/system level projects and initiatives


Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Direct patient care skills with focus on primary care
  • Project planning and execution skills
  • Leadership and presentation 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 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 provided free of charge
Professional development
Support for participation at ASHP Midyear meeting and UNC Research in Education and Practice Symposium
Additional items
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 and hospital libraries


Application information

NMS code (Charlotte): 709690
NMS code (Winston Salem): 709665

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


Sarah Palacio, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CPP
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director
Charlotte & Winston Salem