Pharmacy Residency Programs
Mission Hospital offers two PGY1 Pharmacy Residency training programs and one PGY1 & PGY2 Pharmacy Administrative Residency program:
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
This Mission Hospital residency program focuses on developing pharmacists as valued members of the health care team who can practice patient-centered pharmaceutical care in multiple environments. Additionally, they are prepared for adjunct faculty positions and PGY2 training in the specialty of their choice.
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency in the Ambulatory Care Setting
This residency program is conducted in partnership with the MAHEC Family Health Center. This residency program develops ambulatory care practitioners who provide pharmaceutical care services in a variety of innovative settings in order to meet unmet health care needs.
PGY1 & PGY2 Pharmacy Administrative Residency
Residents have the opportunity to gain experience and develop expertise in the provision of comprehensive pharmacy services including direct patient care services, leadership/administrative responsibilities, pharmacy operations, medication safety and quality improvement, and scholarly endeavors.
PGY2 Emergency Medicine
This residency is designed to develop proficiency within the emergency medicine setting. Opportunities provided will advance the resident's skill set through a wide array of direct and indirect patient care experiences to become a strong and well-rounded clinical ED pharmacist.
PGY2 Ambulatory Care
This PGY2 program is conducted at Mission Hospital in partnership with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Asheville, NC. This PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care provides an opportunity for pharmacists to expand on previous experience in pharmacy practice or ambulatory care to develop transition of care and rural population health management pharmacy services in coordination with a developing Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The program focus is on development and use of telehealth direct patient care technology, data analytics, and panel management to expand pharmacist clinical services to regions within Western North Carolina served by Mission Health Partners. The resident will have a role in helping to define pharmacists' roles in transitions of care and rural population management.