ECU Family Medicine

Residency Programs


PGY1 - East Carolina University Department of Family Medicine

CPHS offers a PGY1 residency with East Carolina University Department of Family Medicine to develop advanced knowledge, attitudes and skills to provide pharmacotherapy for adult patients with multiple chronic diseases.  Care of the elderly is emphasized throughout the residency.

Clinical Experience

Required month long rotations are in the teaching nursing home, geriatric clinic, and inpatient service working with multidisciplinary faculty at East Carolina University Department of Family Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina.

Rotations

  • Geriatric Orientation-1 month
  • Inpatient Family Medicine-1 month
  • Nursing Home and Ambulatory Geriatric Clinic-5 months
  • Drug Information-2 weeks
  • Project-2 weeks
  • Inpatient Elective-1 month
  • Electives-2 months

Teaching

The resident will participate in a teaching development series. Teaching skills will be applied during the Nonprescription Therapeutics course for second-year Doctor of Pharmacy students in didactic and case discussion sessions. The resident will co-precept Campbell University fourth-year student pharmacists who are completing a required geriatric rotation during the nursing home and ambulatory geriatric clinic portions of the program. The resident will present a continuing education seminar to pharmacists. There are opportunities to present lectures, topics at noon conference, and journal clubs. A certificate will be awarded to residents who complete the teaching development series.

Research

The resident will develop and complete a research project. The results will be presented at the Southeastern Residency Conference and elsewhere as appropriate.

Educational Sessions

Educational sessions are integrated with family medicine residents and geriatric fellows at the practice site as well as with other pharmacy residents at Campbell University.

Practice Sites

The required rotations are in Greenville, NC. Electives are available in Greenville at Vidant Medical Center and with Campbell University faculty members in other areas of North Carolina. Golden Living Center is a 152 bed private nursing home which serves as a teaching site for multidisciplinary learners. The new facility was completed in August 2009. The Frances Monk Geriatric Center provides primary care to 1500 elderly patients. The clinic moved to a new state-of-the-art facility in the summer of 2011. Vidant Medical Center has 861 beds and is a tertiary referral center for 29 counties.

Benefits

The residency provides a stipend of approximately $42,000, travel allowance, health insurance, professional liability insurance, and 10 vacation days. Professional leave is available for interviewing and attending pharmacy meetings. The resident is appointed as a Clinical Instructor of Pharmacy Practice at Campbell University.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PharmD degree from an ACPE accredited program and be eligible for licensure in North Carolina.  U.S. citizenship is required.

Application Process

  • Complete an application in PhORCAS by January 10
  • Additional forms are not required
  • Include pharmacy and graduate school transcripts

We are participants in the ASHP Resident Matching Program. Applicants should register for the match with the National Matching Service, Inc. and submit Rank Order List as directed.

For additional information contact:

Ann Marie Nye, PharmD, FASCP, CGP
Residency Director
Monk Geriatric Center MS 654
101 Heart Drive
Greenville, NC 27834

Phone: (252) 744-2612
Fax: (252) 744-3040
nyea@ecu.edu