Professional Practice Experiences

Professional Practice Experience

  • Weekend clinical coverage (17 weekends total; 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.)
  • Weekday evening clinical coverage from 4 to 8 p.m. one evening per week
  • Code Blue coverage from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


By precepting students as well as PGY1 residents, the cardiology resident will have the opportunity to refine their teaching skills and further deepen their own clinical knowledge base.

  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a rotation site for students from Campbell University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wingate School of Pharmacy and High Point University School of Pharmacy (approximately 160 student months per year)
  • For those residents who have not received a teaching certificate, they may complete the teaching certificate program at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist


With mentoring provided by pharmacy preceptors, the cardiology resident will complete

  • Minimum of one independent research project
  • Manuscript for publication
  • Medication use evaluation, P & T Monograph or new service implementation


Written and verbal communication skills emphasized throughout the program including the following opportunities

  • Pharmacy Grand Rounds
  • Journal Club (at least four presented to preceptors throughout the year)
  • Didactic Lecture at Wake Forest University PA Program
  • Presentation at national meetings (i.e., American College of Cardiology)