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 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
- Community I, Community II, and Community III, Management, Pharmacy Care Clinic, Medicine Care Transitions, and Specialty Pharmacy.
- Specialty Infusion, Oncology Care Transitions, Solid Organ Transplant Care Transitions, Population Health, Advanced Management, and Data Analysis .
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
- 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
- Independent research project
- Guideline/policy implementation
- Additional rotation-specific projects as needed
- Experience working alongside experienced area managers and clinicians
- 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
- Comprehensive benefit package
- Estimated stipend: $45,150
- Paid holiday and vacation time
- Funding to attend professional meeting
- Application deadline is January 1st
- Onsite interviews will be granted for select applicants
- 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 email@example.com
Regina H. Schomberg, PharmD, BCPS
Systems Manager, Community and Specialty Pharmacy
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157