Residency Listing

Moses Cone Hospital - Cone Health
1200 North Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401-1020
Code: 36300
NMS Code: *150313,150325
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Michelle Turner, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
(336) 832-8108
Fax: (336) 832-7198
Director of Pharmacy: Robert P. Granko, BS Pharm, PharmD, MBA, FASHP
(336) 832-8108
Fax: (336) 832-7198
Program Contact: Michelle Turner, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
(336) 832-8108
Fax: (336) 832-7198
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 8
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-18
Estimated Stipend: 47486
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 150313 - traditional PGY1 residency. NMS Code 150325 - PGY1 with advanced ambulatory experiences. Eight residency positions are available for 2018-2019,with two positions designated for residents interested in acquiring advanced ambulatory practice skills. This comprehensive program is designed to provide training experiences in the fundamentals of pharmacy practice in an integrated health system. PGY1 residents acquire substantial knowledge required for skillful problem solving, and strengthen their professional values and attitudes, while developing competence to provide pharmaceutical care in multiple patient care environments. Residents are provided direct patient care opportunities in resolving drug-related problems while completing required training in internal and ambulatory medicine, infectious disease, nephrology, cardiology, critical care, and research.Both training tracks include opportunities to select up to three electives (i.e., HIV clinic, trauma service, stroke team, nutrition, behavioral health, ambulatory care oncology, accountable care organization, neonatology, or pediatrics). Residents in the advanced ambulatoryexperience will select electives in the ambulatory services division of the health system. Direct patient care in family medicine, and ambulatory cardiology is offered, providing services such as smoking cessation counseling and managing chronic diseases such as CHF, diabetes, HIV, thromboembolic and lipid disorders. Each resident completes a research project to improve pharmaceutical care and participates in medication-use/safety processes, formulary management, community outreach programs, and multidisciplinary committees. Additionally, all residents provide ACPE -accredited CE programs to pharmacy providers and team-teach a therapeutics course for the Nurse Practitioner Program of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Precepting experience is developed while co-precepting students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Campbell University.
Fringe Benefits:   Full benefits, including health, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage with the accrual of 23 paid annual leave days. A travel allowance and 10 days PTO provided for selected CE meetings. Office, technology support, and organizational dues paid for the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP).
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D., with an acceptable academic record and high degree of professional motivation. Apply using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Three references should be completed with writers providing feedback in 75% of the available comment fields – a separate recommendation letter is not required. A program-specific supplemental form should be completed and uploaded to PhORCAS. Full application instructions are available at (
Training Site Type: Multi-Hospital Medical Center & Ambulatory Clinics
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Acute /Ambulatory/Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 135
Non-Professional Staff: 138
Number of Medical Centers: 6
Total Beds: 1225
Average Daily Census: 900
Site Special Features:   More than12,000 employees work throughout Cone Health's comprehensive network for exceptional care to improve the health and well-being of the patients in our region. Together we offer a seamless continuum of lifesaving and life-enhancing care while providing an exemplary environment conducive to pharmacy and medical residency training. Cone Healthis nationally recognized with a hospital safety score of grade A by The Leapfrog Group for protecting patients from errors, injuries, and infections. Other recognitions earned this year include a Top 3% CMS ranking for quality, a Top 2% High Performing rating awarded by U.S. News & World Report, top 1% by CareChex for overall hospital care, the lowest heart attack readmission rate nationwide as reported by Hospital Compare, The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing (ANCC), and the prestigious emergency department Lantern Award (ENA). Cone Health also maintains nationally recognized certifications in heart failure, chest pain management, atrial fibrillation, stroke, oncology, orthopedics, trauma, and bariatric surgery. An integrated multi-campus Pharmacy division is a strategic partner within the system for clinical decisions, driving medication-related clinical care, demonstrating outstanding clinical and business outcomes and educating all members of the clinical team on appropriate and safe medication use. Pharmacists are active participants in the Cone Health Centers of Excellence in cardiology, oncology, neurosciences, behavioral health, and women's health. Service-based pharmacists obtain medication admission histories; manage and regulate drug therapy; teach patients; conduct research in HIV, oncology, critical care, and cardiology; and supervise technicians. Projects for the coming year include optimizing pharmacists' documentation in the electronic medical record, increasing patient medication education, developing a comprehensive systemwide specialty pharmacy service, optimizing inventory management through our automated carousels and cartless dispensing model, adding barcode technology to the sterile products preparation area, integrating pharmacists into systemwide Lean teams to reduce waste and improve patient experiences, and planning for moving women's and neonatal services to the Moses Cone Hospital campus. Cone Health pharmacy offers PGY2 residency training in cardiology, infectious diseases, neonatology, oncology, and ambulatory care, and a PGY1/PGY2/MS health-system pharmacy administration program that is affiliated with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.