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Residency Summary

We offer a PGY1 pharmacy residency and a PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency program. Our programs are proud to offer residents a diverse and flexible pharmacy training experience with rotations in a variety of clinical areas.

PGY1 Residency

Vidant Medical Center’s ASHP-accredited postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency is a well-established program that has been developed to guide highly motivated residents through a challenging set of individualized experiences designed to meet their unique professional goals.

One of the main goals of the Vidant Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program is to purposefully groom residents to be exceptional clinicians who are capable and willing to be dynamic leaders. By customizing each residency experience, residents will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet health care challenges today and in the future.

While meeting ASHP’s standards for residency training, our program is very flexible, structured and designed to meet the individual goals of each resident. As such, residents may select six (6) months of electives from our total offering of more than 25 elective experiences.

Resident Stipend: Approximately $49,000

Resident Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 25 days of PTO
  • Dental and vision plan
  • On-site continuing education programs
  • Educational leave
  • Travel allowance
  • Lab coats

PGY2 Critical Care Residency

The PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy residency is an ASHP-accredited program that offers rotations in a variety of settings including Medicine ICU, Surgical/Trauma ICU, Cardiac ICU, Cardiovascular Surgery ICU, Neurosciences ICU, Pediatric ICU and the Emergency Department. Pharmacists provide clinical services in each of the 24-bed ICUs and the 58-bed Emergency Department. As a Level I trauma center and regional referral center, our institution provides advanced critical care services throughout the region and ensures that the resident encounters a variety of critically ill patients. Additionally, the East Carolina Heart Institute provides mechanical circulatory support services to patients including durable LVADs and ECMO.

Critical care pharmacists and the PGY2 Critical Care Resident serve as members on a variety of institutional committees including Critical Care Matrix, Code Blue, Stroke, Trauma and Mechanical Circulatory Support/LVAD. They also provide education to pharmacy students, medical and surgical residents and nursing staff.

Resident Stipend: Approximately $51,000

Resident Benefits:

  • Medical and life insurance
  • 25 paids days off
  • Sick leave
  • Educational leave
  • Travel allowance for selected meetings
  • Lab coats