The PGY1 Pharmacy residency program at Atrium Health Cabarrus* offers residents a diverse experience. The practice setting is an acute care environment. The purpose of PGY1 pharmacy residency programs is to build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
The focus of this program is to prepare generalist pharmacist clinicians for direct patient care positions in the hospital setting. A healthcare system training environment provides the framework for preparing pharmacists who will provide patient-centered medication therapy management across the health care continuum including transitions of care.
The pharmacy department at Atrium Health Cabarrus delivers patient-centered, medication-related care throughout the organization with diverse, decentralized inpatient services including OR/Surgical services, pediatrics, infectious diseases, critical care, neurology, cardiology, internal medicine, oncology, and emergency medicine. Opportunities for an elective ambulatory care rotation within our health system exists. Listed below the link for the residency program.
* Atrium Health Cabarrus is a part of Atrium Health and is formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast
Residency Candidate Applicant Requirements:
Graduates of an ACPE-Accredited Program: Applicants must be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation)
ASHP Resident Matching Program: Atrium Health Cabarrus' residency program participate in the Resident Matching Program. Applicants MUST register to participate in the match. To register for the match and for further information on the ASHP Resident Matching Program, visit the following website www.natmatch.com/ashprmp.
Work Authorization/Permit: To qualify for the residency program, all applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will not require sponsorship now or in the future.
Atrium Health Application: Submit an Atrium Health online application and successfully meet the initial human resource requirements. These include a background check, reference checks, drug screen and health assessment/screen.
Submit a Completed PhORCAS Application: Information on PhORCAS can be found at http://ashp.org/phorcas.
On-Site Interview: An on-site interview at Atrium Health Cabarrus is required. Applicants will be invited to interview based upon their application.
The application deadline is first Friday of each year. Please be sure to carefully review the qualifications and required application materials below.
About Atrium Health Cabarrus
Atrium Health Cabarrus, part of Atrium Health, is a progressive 457-bed hospital located just 20 miles from Charlotte in Concord, NC. Our highly skilled medical team, innovative technology and commitment to personalized care, makes Atrium Health Cabarrus a leading destination for future pharmacy professionals.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Atrium Health Cabarrus is a one-year, full-time residency beginning approximately July 1 of each year. Clinical, operational and educational aspects of pharmacy practice are emphasized during this comprehensive training experience. Developing skills to provide safe medication use through patient-focused, evidence-based medication management is the foundation and focus of our training. A fundamental feature of the residency is commitment to regular and extensive interaction between the resident and preceptors.