Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) residents have the opportunity to gain experience and develop expertise in the provision of comprehensive pharmacy services including direct patient care services, leadership/administrative responsibilities, pharmacy operations, medication safety, quality improvement and scholarly endeavors. As part of the nation’s largest health-system, HSPA residents will also learn about health-system pharmacy leadership on a larger scale. Mission Health is a member of the HCA Healthcare, a 185-hospital health-system. During this year, residents develop expertise in departmental leadership and administration, quality improvement and patient safety, policy development, interdepartmental relationships and collaboration, human resource management and current trends in the pharmacy profession.The second year will primarily focus on leadership and administrative skills. Health-system pharmacy leadership at a local hospital level, local system level (western NC), and national system level (HCA Healthcare) will also be offered throughout the second year.
Candidates accepted into the two-year Mission Hospital Pharmacy Administrative and Leadership Residency are graduate students simultaneously enrolled in the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences with specialization in Health-System Pharmacy Program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. The Master of Science program is administered through the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Eligibility for NC Licensure
About Mission Hospital
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy partners with Mission Hospital and MAHEC for multiple residencies in Asheville, NC, including PGY2 Ambulatory Care (2 programs), PGY2 Geriatrics, and PGY1/PGY2 HSPA Residency Programs