PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency

WFBH offers a one-year, PGY1 community pharmacy residency that is designed to provide a broad range of ambulatory experiences in a progressive environment committed to pharmaceutical care and education. We strive to help our residents achieve their full potential as clinicians, educators, and individuals. Three positions are available each year. This program is currently under ASHP pre-candidate status for accreditation.

Rotations

  • Rotations are arranged in 3 required experience blocks and one elective block
  • Each block will include an opportunity with transitions of care
  • Typical rotations last 3-6 weeks depending upon the opportunity
  • Practice management is a longitudinal experience integrated throughout the year
  • Longitudinal experience in Medication Quality and Safety

Required Rotations

  • Community I, Community II, and Community III, Management, Pharmacy Care Clinic, Medicine Care Transitions, and Specialty Pharmacy.

Elective Rotations

  • Specialty Infusion, Oncology Care Transitions, Solid Organ Transplant Care Transitions, Population Health, Advanced Management, and Data Analysis .

Presentations

Written and verbal communication skills are emphasized throughout the program. Some of the presentation experiences include:

  • Pharmacotherapy CE Program  
  • Pharmacy Student Lecture
  • Journal Club
  • Case Presentations
  • In-services on rotations
  • Project Presentation at the Southeastern Residency Conference (SERC)
  • Poster Presentation at Vizient Pharmacy Council Meeting                

Precepting

  • Wake Forest Baptist Health is a rotation site for students from Campbell University and Wingate University Schools of Pharmacy
  • Precepting responsibilities on most rotations
  • Teaching certificate is offered 

Projects

  • Independent research project
  • Guideline/policy implementation
  • Additional rotation-specific projects as needed

Management

  • Experience working alongside experienced area managers and clinicians

Staffing

  • Resident will rotate through community, specialty and ambulatory care locations
  • No more than the equivalent of every other weekend and one evening each week
  • Frequency will vary based on departmental needs and educational opportunities during each block

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Estimated stipend:  $45,150
  • Paid holiday and vacation time
  • Funding to attend professional meeting

Application Requirements

  • Application deadline is January 1st
  • Onsite interviews will be granted for select applicants

Application Process

  • Applications will be submitted online using ASHP PhORCAS.
  • Please submit a current CV, Pharmacy School transcript, and a Letter of Intent.
  • Please have three (and only three) references complete the reference form in PhORCAS. Please consider your choice for references carefully. We want information from people who will help us get to know you and understand how well you will succeed in our program. 

Questions about the application process can be directed to Dr. Schomberg at schomberg@wakehealth.edu

Contact Information

Regina H. Schomberg, PharmD, BCPS

Systems Manager, Community and Specialty Pharmacy 
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 
Medical Center Boulevard 
Winston-Salem, NC  27157 
336-713-3421  schomberg@wakehealth.edu 

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Pharmacy Residency Program

WFBMC Department of Pharmacy

Medical Center Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27157

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