Rotations & Courses



The PGY1 year offers a unique opportunity to gain additional experience in both clinical and administrative area.  The only required rotation is drug information, which is an ASHP accreditation requirement.  The following is a list of available rotations for the PG1 year: 



The PGY2 year focuses on the key components of health system pharmacy management.  The year is divided into core and elective rotations, which can be completed in 2 weeks to 2 months to allow residents to gain exposure in desired areas of interest. 

Ambulatory Care
Bone Marrow Transplant
Critical Care
Coronary Care Unit
Hematology Oncology
Infectious Diseases 
Internal Medicine
Medication Safety and Informatics
Pediatric Oncology
Solid Organ Transplant

Additionally, the final two rotations consist of clinical management rotation, which allows residents to apply management philosophy to clinical areas. 

Pediatric Clinical Management 
Critical Care Clinical Management


 Core rotations include:

Financial Management
Pharmacy Operations
Clinical Services
Director of Pharmacy

Elective rotations include:

Pediatric Pharmacy Services
Surgical Pharmacy Services
Emergency Department Pharmacy Services
Corporate Health System Administration
Pharmacy Informatics and Automation
Investigational Drug Services
Health Plan and Prescription Benefits Management
North Carolina Board of Pharmacy
North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP)
Academic Pharmacy Administration at UNC-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Administration
Roche Pharmaceutical Administration
Targacept Pharmaceutical Administration

Course Work

Masters course work spans both the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.  A unique aspect of this program is the opportunity to take courses with students from different backgrounds including other health care practitioners, MHA, and MPH students.  This collaborative learning environment offers many distinct perspectives that allow for enhanced learning of health care administration.

Advanced Health Systems Pharmacy
Medication Safety and Quality Improvement
Managing the Practice of Pharmacy
Elective School of Public Health Classes
Operations research
Human resources
Financial management
Management accounting
Strategic Planning
Organizational behavior
Health law

Graduate students will be encouraged to develop extensive skills and expertise in specific segments of pharmacy administration which are of personal interest. The chosen area(s) of interest will be emphasized throughout both the didactic and experiential portions of the program over the two years of study with the guidance of their mentor and academic and experiential program advisors. Students will take a minimum of four (4) credit hours of Supervised Project in Health-System Pharmacy during their second year to accomplish the project objectives which is a requirement for the Master of Science degree.  The project will be completed in lieu of a Masters Thesis and is a requirement of the program.

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