Residency Listing

WakeMed Health and Hospitals
Department of Pharmacy
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Code: 36017
NMS Code: 192313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Shannon Holt, Pharm.D., BCPS-AQ-ID
(919) 350-4592
Director of Pharmacy: Abbie A Crisp Williamson, Pharm.D., MHA, BCPS
(919) 350-8240
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 1/3/2019
Starting Date: 6/24/2019
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The WakeMed PGY1 program is an ASHP-accredited program that builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.. Additional information including rotation requirements can be found at

Fringe Benefits:   

WakeMed's PGY-1 program offers a competitive stipend of $47,500, comprehensive benefits package (visit for more details), 14 paid days of (PDO) , and administrative leave to attend conferences.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

PharmD (from an accredited College of Pharmacy) or equivalent experience and eligibility for licensure in North Carolina. Apply using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Application instructions are available at

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Total Beds: 684
Average Daily Census: 650
Site Special Features:   

The WakeMed Pharmacy Department provides decentralized clinical services to all inpatients and works collaboratively with physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses throughout the institution to provide care to patients with a diverse range of clinical problems. The pharmacy department offers PGY2 residency training in cardiology, critical care, and infectious diseases.

WakeMed Health & Hospitals offers a blend of both structured teaching services with medical residents from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and medical students from Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as multidisciplinary rounding services. Services with traditional medical teaching rounds include internal medicine, general pediatrics, and pediatric ICU. Services with multidisciplinary rounds include cardiothoracic ICU, cardiovascular ICU, cardiovascular intermediate care/heart failure, antimicrobial stewardship, and hospital acquired infection prevention rounds.

WakeMed Health & Hospitals has strong relationships with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and offers over 100 rotation months per year. This affords residents the opportunity to engage in teaching and precepting responsibilities on many rotations throughout their year.