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Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency

Rotations and Program Outline - PGY1

PGY1 Year

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:

Required (6):


Critical Care

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine

Family Medicine Clinic


Electives (3 - at least 1 clinical):

Accountable Care Organization, Behaviorial Health, Community Health and Wellness Clinic, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Family Medicine Clinic, Inpatient Family Medicine, Heart Failure, Heart Failure Clinic, HIV Clinic, Internal Medicine/Precepting, Internal Medicine Clinic, Medication Safety, Neonatology, Nutrition Support, OB-GYN, Oncology, Peds/PICU, Pharmacy Administration, Stroke Team, Trauma Team


Practice Related Investigations

Evidence Based Medicine

Ambulatory Cardiology Clinic

Medication Safety/Use Process

Teaching and Precepting

Therapeutics Course Instructor

Rotations and Program Outline - PGY2

PGY2 Year

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:

-Clinical Management

-Operational Management

-Director of Pharmacy

-Financial Management

-Health-System Leadership

-Pharmacy Benefit Management/Accountable Care Organization

-Chief Pharmacy Officer and Hospital Leadership

-Pharmacy Informatics

-Specialty and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy

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

PhORCAS Application

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

Supplemental Application

Please complete the supplementary application, found here, and submit with PhORCAS.

MS Degree

Master's Education

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.


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

Current Residents

Current Residents:

Nick Gazda, PharmD

PGY1 Pharmacy Administration Resident; MS Candidate 2018

Other Resources

Supplemental Application

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.

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.

Program Goals and Competencies

This two year residency experience will be complemented with a longitudinal Master's degree in health-system pharmacy administration. The combination of these experiences will help prepare residents to provide world-class innovative leadership to the practice of pharmacy.

Through the Pharmacy Administration program at Cone Health, we hope that residents will gain competencies in the following areas:

  • Develop a strong clinical foundation and preparation for board certifications including BCPS, CPP, etc.
  • Understand the skills and experiences necessary to be effective clinical and operational managers in a department of pharmacy
  • Be able to work with and contribute to health-system wide leadership both within and outside departments of pharmacy
  • Be prepared for the future of pharmacy practice and develop a sense for innovations to practice
  • Be proficient in pharmaceutical and health-system finance
  • Develop leadership, and teaching skills necessary to mentor employees and students
  • Be able to navigate departmental human resources

Please contact Maria Zobro at with any questions!

Robert P. Granko, PharmD, MBA

  • Residency Program Director
  • Combined PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration
  • Director of Pharmacy
  • Moses Cone Memorial Hospital

Bob Granko

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