Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is recruiting for residents for our PGY1/2/MS HSPAL program (2 residents) and our PGY2 Population Health & Data Analytics Management (1 resident). See information below about both programs.
When you contact us with an application, please tell us which program you are interested in.
The combined 2-year residency/master of science in health-system pharmacy administration and leadership program provides residents with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary to assume a variety of roles and leadership positions. Our graduates are equipped to serve as vibrant, committed professionals with a focus on improving patients’ health, health care delivery and the pharmacy profession as a whole. We help ensure their success through both didactic education and experiential opportunities in the classroom and in the workplace.
Goal of the Program
Be able to envision, plan, implement, coordinate and monitor patient care and operational services
Be effective stewards of human resources, including recruitment, mentoring, evaluating and leading professionals and technical support staff
Be adaptive leaders to changes and demands for health-system pharmacy practice and the health care environment in general
Be strategic thinkers and planners who see challenges as opportunities to contribute to improving health care delivery
Be consistently ethical and professional in their practice
Be clinically competent in the practice of pharmacy
Understand and assume the managerial and financial responsibilities in health-system pharmacies
Have a vision for the future practice of pharmacy and possess the tools to realize that vision
PGY2 Population Health and Data Analytics Management
The PGY2 Population Health Management and Data Analytics Pharmacy Residency Program at Wake Forest Baptist Health is a 12-month, full-time, postgraduate training experience based in our large regional health system. The program aims to develop critical data analysis and leadership skills to expand clinical services as it relates to population health. Residents will be instrumental in departmental and organizational initiatives that focus on value-based care and improving access, quality, and cost of care for patient populations.
Required rotations include immersive experiences in Medicare, Commercial, and Medicaid populations and value-based care contracts. The resident will choose one of two selective experiences: Advanced Medicaid or Medicare. Elective rotations allow the resident to tailor the year based on their previous experiences and interests and include but are not limited to: Rural Population Health, Behavioral Health, Special Populations (high utilizers, unengaged, health equity, etc.), or Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Populations.
The resident will gain experience in academia through precepting PGY1 residents and fourth year pharmacy students, providing educational programs, and participating in preceptor development opportunities. Residents will also have the opportunity to present their research project at a professional meeting.
Requirements: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school, licensure in the state of North Carolina or eligible, and ability to meet all requirements for application to UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Master Program.
About Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, NC. Our two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary care hospital- that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, four community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education. The organization admits approximately 60,000 inpatients each year, its emergency rooms have approximately 187,000 visits each year, and has close to 2 million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments.
Over 350 pharmacists, technicians, and leaders 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 service based clinical services to more than 47 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during pat...ient 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 eleven residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for three schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.