Welcome and thank you for your interest in Cone Health's PGY1/PGY2/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency. The goal of our program is to provide residents with broad clinical and administrative opportunities to prepare them for leadership careers in clinical and operational management positions in a health-system.
Cone Health provides unique experiences across its integrated delivery network that expose residents to a broad range of practice sites, leadership roles, and experiential opportunities.
Rotations and Program Outline
Residents will be part of the Moses Cone PGY1 cohort and follow the outline for the Moses Cone Hospital PGY1 Acute Care Track. Residents will be required to complete the following rotation activities:
Family Medicine Clinic
Electives (3 - at least 1 clinical):
Triad Healthcare Network (ACO)
Practice Related Investigations
Evidence Based Medicine
Ambulatory Cardiology Clinic
Medication Safety/Use Process
Teaching and Precepting
Therapeutics Course Instructor
Residents in their PGY2 year will focus on core rotation experiences around clinical and operational management, finance, human resources, and leadership development.
Rotation experiences available include:
-Director of Pharmacy
-Pharmacy Benefit Management/Accountable Care Organization
-Chief Pharmacy Officer and Hospital Leadership
Additional longitudinal experiences include completion of Master's classes and Master's thesis project, management over a Cone Health pharmacy service line, leadership development, and incorporation into the Cone Health leadership team.
Application Deadline January 1st!
In order to apply applicants must fill out both a residency specific application through PhORCAS and an application through the UNC Graduate School for the Master's degree portion of the program
Applicants should register and apply through ASHP's PhORCAS.
Applicants should be sure that they register for the Moses Cone PGY1/PGY2 Health-System administration NMS code. The Cone Health HSPA/MS ASHP listing can be found here.
UNC Graduate School Application
1) The UNC Graduate School Application can be found here.
2) Complete the application and enter the following information when prompted:
a. Level of Study: Graduate; New Degree Seeking Applicant
b. Major: Pharmaceutical Sciences
c. Degree: Master of Science
d. Area of Interest of Specialization: Practice Advancement and Clinical Education
e. Select term of Entry - Fall 2017
3) Upload unofficial transcripts, statement of purpose, and CV
4) Non-refundable $85 application fee
5) Three letter of recommendation
Please complete the supplementary application, found here, and submit with PhORCAS.
We are proud to have partnered with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to provide our Health-System Pharmacy Administration residents with a world class didactic education to complement their on site residency training. Administration residents at Cone Health will be part of the UNC Master's cohort which includes administration residents from across the state including UNC, Duke, Wake Forest Baptist, and Mission Hospital. Residents will be able to remotely attend and participate in class on site from Cone Health.
About UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is located on the University of North Carolina's campus in Chapel Hill, NC. UNC is a world renown institution for its efforts in research, pharmaceutics, and international engagement. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was recently ranked #1 in the country in the 2016 US News and World Report rankings among pharmacy schools. The school of pharmacy also received a $100 million donation to create the Eshelman Institute for Innovation to allow for students, faculty, and staff to continue to contribute to the scientific community. Cone Health is also a proud partner with UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a site for APPE students, and immersion students as part of their new curriculum.
The Master's curriculum will be completed longitudinally over the two year residency. The Master's degree will culminate with a Thesis substitute, which consists of a supervised project in Health-System Pharmacy that has direct implications to the health-system.
More information about the Master's Component is included on the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy's website.
Learn More about our Preceptors here!
Bob Granko, PharmD, MBA
Director of Pharmacy Services: Moses Cone Hospital
DeAnne Brooks, PharmD
Chief Pharmacy Officer: Cone Health System
Jackie Roh, RPh, BCPS
Assistant Director of Pharmacy Clinical Services: Moses Cone Hospital
Jim Mundy, PharmD
Assistant Director of Pharmacy Operations: Moses Cone Hospital
Kevin Hansen, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Assistant Director of Pharmacy Sterile Products, Peri-Operative Services and Manufacturing: Moses Cone Hospital
Adam Peele, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Oncology Pharmacy Manager: Wesley Long Cancer Center
Rebekah Matthews, PharmD
Pharmacy Manager: Wesley Long Hospital
Laurie Green, PharmD
Pharmacy Manager: Women's Hospital of Greensboro
Patrick Cline, PharmD, MHA
Director, Operations and Technology: Cone Health System
Sandra Faucet, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy: Alamance Regional Medical Center
Mike Hayes, PharmD, MBA
Clinical Pharmacy Manager: Annie Penn Hospital
Nick Gazda, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Administration Resident; MS Candidate 2018
Please complete and submit with your PhORCAS application.
Sample Two-Year Residency Calendar
Preview what a typical administration residents calendar will look like
Summary of Benefits
Cone Health provides their pharmacy residents with a comprehensive benefits package.
Sample Interview Schedule