Established in 2000, the PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is one of the oldest accredited residency programs of its kind in the nation. It has a proven track record of giving new pharmacists the tools they need to be leaders and innovators in community pharmacy practice.
Moose Pharmacy has been operating as an independent, family-owned business since 1882. Moose Pharmacy of Concord has been a residency site since 2001.
There are five affiliate sites for Moose Pharmacy: Moose Drug Company in Mt. Pleasant, Moose Pharmacy of Locust, Moose Pharmacy of Salisbury and Moose Pharmacy of Mt. Holly, and Moose Pharmacy of Kannapolis. The goal of providing the best health care for their patients has guided the evolution of Moose Pharmacy from a community drugstore to a modern pharmacy. Additionally, Moose Pharmacy was named the North Carolina Family Business of the Year in 2008.
This site accepts two community pharmacy residents per year. Moose Pharmacy provides innovative services, including:
Medication therapy management
Employer-based wellness education programs
Practice management, marketing, reimbursement strategies, community outreach opportunities
Teaching experience in classroom and clinical practice settings
Virtual pharmacogenomics consultations
Medicare Part D consultations
Pharmacist eCare plans
For the 2020-2021 year, our sites include:
Campus Health: NMS 193221 (seeking 2 residents)
Dilworth Drug and Wellness Center: NMS 193226 (seeking 1 resident)
When selecting your designations in PhORCAS, you may apply to any of our sites. You will be charged only one fee from PhORCAS, even if you apply to multiple sites within our program.
In addition to the standard information provided via PhORCAS, please be sure that your application includes:
A letter of intent specific to the site you are applying to (i.e. Moose Pharmacy, Walgreens Chapel Hill)
Three (3) references (each must complete the standard reference form; a separate letter of recommendation is not required)
A leadership statement answering the question, “What is your philosophy on leadership?” (limit 500 words)
About University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a nationally recognized leader in progressive pharmacy practice, education, and research. Founded in 1897, it is the only public school of pharmacy in the state of North Carolina and one of the oldest in the nation. The School is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). The School is ranked #1 among the nation’s doctor of pharmacy programs in U.S. News & World Report. The PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program is part of the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education (PACE), one of five Divisions within the School.