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Pharmacy Internship Program

General Overview 

The internship program at Wake Forest Baptist Health is designed to provide the intern with health-system exposure and help our department advance the practice of pharmacy. Each year encompasses new challenges that build on prior activities and give the intern a comprehensive understanding of pharmacy services throughout our enterprise. Our graduates will be prepared to deliver patient centered care across the spectrum of pharmacy services.

Intern Year 1 
 

Intern year 1 develops the student’s knowledge and skills through experiences in basic pharmacy operations during summer months First year interns will transition to a clinical or operational in-tern roll for weekend staffing responsibilities during the academic semester. First year intern responsibilities include: reviewing medication reconciliations, renal dose adjustments, and IV to oral changes. First year interns are expected to complete a longitudinal project over the course of the year along with various small scale projects. Leadership education is also a focus of the curriculum.

Intern Year 2

Intern year 2 develops the student’s knowledge and skills through experiences with enhanced pharmacy operational and clinical responsibilities during summer months. Second year interns will transition to advanced clinical and operational intern rolls for weekend staffing responsibilities. Second year intern responsibilities include all first year intern responsibilities plus: antibiotic monitoring, warfarin monitoring, pain score monitoring, discharge education, and drug information. Second year interns are expected to complete a longitudinal project over the course of the year along with small scale projects. Leadership opportunities are available for second year interns.

Intern Year 3
 

Intern year 3 develops the student’s knowledge and skills through experiences with enhanced pharmacy operational and clinical responsibilities during summer months. Third year interns responsibilities include all first and second year intern responsibilities. Third year interns are expected to lead a longitudinal project over the course of the year along with small scale projects. A leadership role in the program is mandatory for third year interns.

Application Process


Applications will be considered for all pharmacy students currently enrolled in a school or college of pharmacy. Ideally, applicants will have completed one year of pharmacy curriculum. 
Interested applicants please apply:  
Job code: 23906. Applicants should be prepared to upload a CV or Resume with the online application and email two references with contact information to Ali Baker, PharmD, MS.


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Pharmacy
Jennifer Tryon, PharmD
Associate VP & Chief Pharmacy Officer

WFBMC Pharmacy Department

Medical Center Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27012

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