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. Learning experiences are six weeks in length and are offered in a variety of general and specialty patient care areas including Population Health, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Critical Care (MICU, SICU, Trauma, Neuro, Burn, CV-ICU, NICU, PICU), Cardiology, General Pediatrics, Medical Oncology, Surgery, Solid Organ Transplantation, Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Behavior Health, Pain Management, Ambulatory Care, Administration, 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 required. 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.
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number Positions: 7
Interview Required: Yes
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.
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.
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, WFBMC is a Level I Adult and Pediatric trauma and burn centers. The Medical Center consists of an adult inpatient care facility, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Heart and Vascular Center, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Emergency Departments for both adult and pediatric patients, and large outpatient care facilities. Through these resources the hospital... provides acute care to both adult and pediatric patients throughout the western region of North Carolina. WWFBMC is affiliated with Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
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 decentralized 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 patient 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.