PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency (PMC)

Program description

The PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy residency at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is an ASHP accredited program that provides the resident with advanced training in emergency medicine. The program is designed to instill and develop the skills necessary to practice independently as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Residents will have the opportunity to become integrated into our advanced pharmacy practice model, respond to medical emergencies, provide education to patients and staff, and participate in pharmacy consult services. The PGY2 emergency medicine residency program allows flexibility to meet the needs and interests of each individual resident while also providing a quality foundation in developing professional practice skills.


Required rotations
Emergency medicine x2
Adult evening emergency medicine
Pediatric emergency medicine
Community emergency medicine (offsite)
Critical care (medical, cardiac, or neuro)
Required longitudinal experiences
Staffing: emergency department staffing, every 4th weekend
Projects: research, medication use evaluation, and clinical improvement initiatives
Internal and external presentation opportunities
House wide code blue response
Elective rotations
Adult emergency medicine (offsite)
Toxicology (offsite)
Trauma (offsite)
Critical care (medical)
Neurology/Neurocritical care
Cardiology/Cardiac critical care
Pediatrics/Pediatric critical care
Infectious diseases
Internal medicine
Surgical services
Teaching certificate (if not completed during PGY1)
Precepting 4th year pharmacy students and PGY1 residents
Affiliations with High Point University School of Pharmacy, Campbell University School of Pharmacy, and Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Service leadership
Serve on hospital and department committees
Community service

*Note that some travel may be required for rotations



Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Advanced pharmacotherapy knowledge in emergency medicine
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on a healthcare team
  • Strengthened leadership and 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 are also available with low monthly premium
Child care
On-site child care offered with a monthly cost (Forsyth Medical Center and Presbyterian Medical Center only)
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, UNC REPS, and additional opportunities at the discretion of the program
Additional items
Office space and laptop provided
Personalized lab coat
Access to online and hospital libraries
Note that some travel may be required for rotations (mileage is reimbursable)


Application information

NMS code: 790669

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. Onsite interview is required.

Application deadline

January 2


Jessica Boben, PharmD, BCPS, BCEMP
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center