Residency Listing

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Department of Pharmacy
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1163
Code: 36150
NMS Code: 155713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: James R. Beardsley, Pharm.D., BCPS
(336) 713-3412
Fax: (336) 713-3401
Director of Pharmacy: Jen Tryon, PharmD, MS, FASHP
(336) 716-6267
Fax: (336) 713-3401
Program Contact: James R. Beardsley, Pharm.D., BCPS
(336) 713-3412
Fax: (336) 713-3401
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 48000
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: no
Residency Special Features:   We strive to help our residents achieve their full potential as clinicians, educators, and individuals. Flexibility allows residents to tailor their experiences to meet their individual interests and career goals. In addition to required 4-week rotations in Ambulatory Care and Medication Strategy & Safety, six 6-week elective rotations are available in 25 specialized practice areas including Infectious Diseases, Critical Care (MICU, SICU, Trauma, Neuro, Burn, CCU, NICU, PICU), Cardiology, Pediatrics, BMT, Oncology, Surgery, Solid Organ Transplantation, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Pediatric Oncology, Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine, Transitions of Care, and Nutrition. Practice Management experiences are spread throughout the year. Residents are mentored by outstanding preceptors who are committed to patient care and the training of young practitioners. Each resident receives certification in ACLS and rotates through Code response. There are opportunities for teaching and serving as clinical preceptors for pharmacy students from Campbell, Wingate, and High Point Universities, and a teaching certificate is offered. Written and oral communication skills are emphasized throughout the program. Each resident completes an original research project under the guidance of pharmacist and physician researchers. Residents gain experience staffing in our pharmacy equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
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Fringe Benefits:   Complete employee benefits including 25 days paid time off, health insurance, dental plan, onsite continuing education programs, free parking, and support to attend state and national meetings. Excellent computer and office support are also provided.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for North Carolina licensure. Application instructions and materials can be found on our website (
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 175
Non-Professional Staff: 180
Total Beds: 885
Average Daily Census: 830
Site Special Features:   The Medical Center complex contains the Wake Forest School of Medicine. The pharmacy also offers PGY1 residencies in Community and Ambulatory Care, a 2-year administrative residency, and specialty residencies in Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine. Winston-Salem is located in the beautiful Piedmont Triad area of northern central North Carolina. Nearby cities include Greensboro and High Point. Charlotte, NC is approximately 1.5 hours away. The beautiful Smoky Mountains are 2-3 hours away, and the renowned North Carolina coast is 3-4 hours away.