Professional Practice Experiences


Precepting students and PGY1 residents provides the PGY2 residents with the opportunity to refine their teaching skills and further deepen their own clinical knowledge base. Wake Forest Baptist is a rotation site for pharmacy students from Campbell, Wingate, and High Point Universities. Precepting responsibilities are available on many rotations, including a rotation in the second half of the year where the resident is the primary preceptor for a student learner on a repeat core rotation. 

Presentations and Conferences

Written and verbal communication skills are emphasized throughout the program. Some of the presentation experiences include:

  • 1-hour ACPE-accredited Pharmacy Grand Rounds  
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds
  • Journal club 
  • Platform Presentation at Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPA)
  • Lecture to Wake Forest Physician Assistants students
  • Lecture to High Point University School of Pharmacy students


Residents must complete or participate in the following projects:

  • Independent research project
  • Manuscript for publication
  • Pediatric quarterly newsletter publications
  • Protocol(s) development and implementation
  • Written case report or case series
  • Pediatric quarterly newsletter publications 

Pharmacy Practice Experience 

Residents are required to help fulfill the department's staffing needs. The pediatric resident gains pharmacy practice experience in the pediatric pharmacy by working one weekend in a three week period, one evening shift a week, and 2 holidays a year.


The residency schedule is designed to provide a variety of learning experiences throughout the year. Highlights include:

  • 12 one-month rotations
  • A month dedicated to learning the distribution system in the pediatric satellite pharmacy (July)
  • A full research and administration month (December)
  • Longitudinal rotations on practice management and ambulatory care

Salary and Benefits

  • Accrual of paid holiday and vacation time
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Estimated stipend: $57,000
  • Covered parking provided
  • Funding to attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the PPA Annual Meeting