We strive to help our residents achieve their full potential as clinicians, educators, and individuals. Flexibility allows residents to tailor their experiences to meet their individual interests and career goals. In addition to required 4-week rotations in Population Health and Medication Strategy & Safety, six 6-week elective rotations are available in 25 specialized practice areas including Infectious Diseases, Critical Care (MICU, SICU, Trauma, Neuro, Burn, CV-ICU, NICU, PICU), Cardiology, Pediatrics, Oncology (BMT, Leukemia, Solid Tumors), Surgery, Solid Organ Transplantation, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Pediatric Oncology, Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Ambulatory Care, Administration, and Nutrition. Practice Management experiences are spread throughout the year. Residents are mentored by outstanding preceptors who are committed to patient care and the training of young practitioners. Each resident receives certification in ACLS and rotates through Code response. There are opportunities for teaching and serving as clinical preceptors for pharmacy students from Campbell, Wingate, and High Point Universities, and a teaching certificate is offered. Written and oral communication skills are emphasized throughout the program. Each resident completes an original research project under the guidance of pharmacist and physician researchers. Residents gain experience staffing in our pharmacy equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
Duration/Type:12 mo. residency
Interview Required: Yes
Fringe Benefits:Complete employee benefits including 25 days paid time off, health insurance, dental plan, onsite continuing education programs, free parking, and support to attend state and national meetings. Excellent computer and office support are also provided.
Eligibility for North Carolina licensure. Apply via ASHP PhORCAS and include: curriculum vitae, pharmacy school transcript, letter of intent, and 3 references using the reference section of PhORCAS.
About Wake Forest Baptist Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, WFBMC is a Level I Adult and Pediatric trauma and burn centers. It is an integrated system that operates 1,004 acute care, rehabilitation and psychiatric care beds, outpatient services, and community health and information centers. The Medical Center consists of an adult inpatient care facility, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Heart and Vascular Center, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Emergency Departments for both adult and pediatric patients, and large outpatient care facilities. Through these resources the hospital provides acute care to both adult and pediatric patients throughout the western region of North Carolina and specialty care to patients internationally. WFBMC admits approximately 40,000 inpatients each year and has over a million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments. WFBMC performs approximately 14,500 annual inpatient and 22,800 outpatient surgeries and its emergency room has approximately 108,000 visits per year. WFBMC is affiliated with Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Over 350 administrators, pharmacists..., and technicians provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today the department provides decentralized clinical services to more than 37 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during patient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of nine ASHP accredited residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for four schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.