Resident Reflections - Internal Medicine Residency

Sara Valanejad, PharmDSara Valanejad, PharmD, 2020

As a PGY1, it didn’t take long for me to realize that I wanted to continue my residency training at Wake Forest Baptist Health. I spent my very first rotation on an Internal Medicine service, which further solidified my decision to pursue a PGY2 Internal Medicine pharmacy residency. I received so much support and guidance from the Internal Medicine pharmacists, which is something I highly valued as a PGY1. I am looking forward to exploring additional rotation opportunities and spending time on various Internal Medicine services, including a rotation at one of our community hospitals. I feel very fortunate to continue learning and growing as a healthcare professional at Wake Forest Baptist and look forward to another great year!  

Emily Moose, PharmDEmily Moose, PharmD, 2019

I chose Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center due to the endless opportunities to practice at the top of my pharmacy license. I was looking for a residency program at a tertiary academic medical center to expand on the experiences I had during my PGY1 year. It was transparent during my interview that the internal medicine preceptors are passionate about the pharmacy profession and in the growth and development of the program’s resident. The opportunities to teach didactic lectures through the PA school, precept students, and participate in a diverse number of rotations were few of the reasons I wanted to pursue training at Wake Forest Baptist Health. I am excited to continue my pharmacy residency journey at Wake Forest Baptist!