PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (Rowan)

Program description

At Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, the focus of our acute care PGY1 pharmacy residency program is to develop clinical pharmacists who can provide optimal patient care and improve patient outcomes. Upon graduation the resident should be able to exhibit professional leadership skills, and function as a competent practitioner prepared to work in a variety of pharmacy practice areas and roles. The residency program provides a strong clinical foundation, while allowing flexibility to meet the needs and interests of individual residents. The program goals, objectives, and evaluation processes are established in accordance with ASHP standards.


Required rotations
Clinical operations
Internal medicine (medical/surgical or cardiology focus)
Critical care
Administration/practice management
Infectious diseases
Required longitudinal rotations
Research and professional development series
Service leadership
Research project
Seminar & CE
Medication use evaluation
Medication safety
Drug monograph/Drug class review
Elective rotations:
Behavioral health
Pharmacoeconomic outcomes and research
Internal medicine (medical/surgical or cardiology focus)
Emergency medicine
Infectious diseases II
Critical care II
Transitions of care
Optional teaching certificate
Formal lecture and laboratory facilitation opportunities at High Point University
Opportunities to teach didactic lectures to Campbell University medical students
Mentor and co-precept P4 pharmacy students
Service leadership:
Every other weekend staffing requirement
Service on hospital and department committees
Community service


Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • An understanding of improvement in the medication use process
  • Proficient leadership and practice management skills
  • Valuable and efficient patient-centered medication therapy management skills
  • Contribution to interdisciplinary teams
  • Professional development



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 available with low monthly premium
Child care
On-site childcare 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 available for the ASHP Midyear meeting, UNC REPS meeting, and for various continuing education opportunities
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 and hospital libraries
Lexi-Comp subscription

Application information

NMS code: 263813

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


Jamie Warren, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, CPP
PGY1 Residency Program Director
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center