Duke University Hospital (DUH) is an academic learning center and serves as the flagship for the Health System. In addition to Duke University Hospital, Duke University Health System (DUHS) includes two community hospitals, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital, as well as affiliations with other hospitals in the region, community based primary care practices, home care, infusion services and hospice care. A tertiary and quaternary care hospital, the 979-bed DUH is consistently rated as one of the top hospitals in the United States. The Department of Pharmacy provides a broad range of pharmacy services and is comprised of 460 full time employee positions, employing over 500 professionally and technically skilled individuals.
The Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) Residency is a 24 month post-Doctor of Pharmacy training program. The PGY1 and PGY2 years are designed to flow seamlessly together, with no need to re-apply or participate in the early commitment process. Additionally, residents supplement their clinical and administrative learnings with didactic training in the Master’s of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a focus in Health System Pharmacy Administration curriculum at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Opportunities for didactic and experiential training of PharmD students are available through our affiliations with Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
Residency Program Director: Kuldip Patel, PharmD
About Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital, established in 1930, is consistently ranked by US News and World Report as one of America's best hospitals. Located within the Research Triangle, Duke University and the region offer an excellent quality of life, including close proximity to the North Carolina beaches and mountains.
The 979 bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital serves as the flagship of Duke University Health System (DUHS), which includes two community hospitals, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital, as well as affiliations with other hospitals in the region, community based primary care practices, home care, infusion services and hospice care. It offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; an extensive complement of major surgery suites; recognition as one of 40 National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer centers, an Eye Center, the Duke Heart Center and the Children's Health Center.
DUH also functions as a research hospital with a federally funded clinical research unit where medical advances are achieved and applied; and as a teaching hospital for students of medicine, nursing, and the allied health sciences.