PGY2 - Adult Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease & Academics
The PGY2 pharmacy residency in adult internal medicine, infectious disease and academics at Campbell University's College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) and Duke University Hospital is designed to prepare role-model practitioners and educators for entry into academic clinical pharmacy practice positions. A major focus of the program prepares the resident to function effectively as a clinical faculty member by emphasizing patient care, service, teaching, scholarly activity and research.
After completion of this residency, the graduate will be able to: establish a practice site in internal medicine/infectious diseases, establish a teaching service for pharmacy students and residents, prepare and present didactic lectures and seminars, and conduct scholarly research activity. Through participation in the program components of clinical practice, teaching, didactic course work, experiential training, and clinical research over a one-year period, the resident will have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to assume a clinical faculty position within a school of pharmacy.
The primary training site for this program is Duke University Hospital, one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. The resident will have an appointment with the Department of Pharmacy whereby access to all hospital resources will be available.
The resident will participate in various activities designed to enhance competence and understanding in the areas of service, teaching and scholarly activity. The service component will consist of rounding with one of the adult general medicine teams for a minimum of 4 months. The resident will be responsible for providing comprehensive pharmaceutical care services to the patients and medical team as well as serve as primary preceptor for CPHS Doctor of Pharmacy students each month. Additional time will be spent with the Infectious Disease (ID) consult service, working on scholarly/ research activity, participating in clinical/ didactic teaching and in other CPHS activities.
Teaching activities will consist of student precepting on the internal medicine and ID consult services. Didactic teaching experience will be obtained through participation in the Pharmacotherapeutics, Infectious Disease, and Drug Literature Evaluation courses at CPHS. Additional instruction in the essentials of effective clinical and didactic teaching will be provided. At CPHS, the resident will participate on various committees, participate in faculty and department meetings, and assist the preceptors in course coordination. Scholarly activity and research are essential components of a successful academic/clinical career. The resident will undertake at least one major research project and complete a minimum of two manuscripts. The resident will have the opportunity to attend the Southeastern Residency Conference. Additional opportunities will be available for scholarly activities as well as courses on research design, methodology, and statistics. Opportunities will be available for the resident to prepare and deliver seminars to local, state and national organizations.
The following benefits are available for the resident; 10 vacation days, educational & professional leave, sick leave, health and professional liability insurance, pager, office space and computer support, audio-visual facilities, and library facilities.
The applicant must be a highly motivated pharmacist who desires to obtain advanced education and training leading to an enhanced level of professional practice and an eventual role as an academic clinical practitioner/educator. Applicants must have completed a Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. A PGY1 residency is strongly encouraged.
The applicant should be eligible for pharmacy licensure in the state of North Carolina. The program runs from July 1 to June 30. The stipend for the program is approximately $44,500. Additional funding is available for travel and unsponsored research.
The residency was established in 1998 and to date 14 residents have finished the program. The positions received by the residents upon completion of the residency program are as follows:
- Beatriz (Luna) Makuhli, PharmD, BCPS, Former faculty, Wingate School of Pharmacy
- Elizabeth (Libby) Dodds-Ashley, PharmD, MHS, BCPS, Clinical Specialist - Infectious Diseases University of Rochester Medical Center
- Mary Townsend, PharmD, Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
- Melanie Pound, PharmD, BCPS, Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
- Scott Pope, PharmD, National Director SafetySurveillor (TM) Premier, Inc.
- Rebekah Arthur Grube, PharmD, BCPS
- Winter Gibbs, PharmD, BCPS, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
- Michelle S. Turner, PharmD, BCPS, Moses Cone Health System
- Megan Goodwin, PharmD, BCPS, Carillion Healthcare
- Kimberly J. Tamura, PharmD, Portland VA, Oregon
- Dustin T. Wilson, Pharm.D, BCPS, Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
- Shannon L. Holt, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Specialist, WakeMed Health Center
- Stuart K. Pitman, PharmD, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
- Steven W. Johnson, PharmD, BCPS, Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Two co-directors execute this residency program: Richard H. Drew, PharmD, MS, BCPS and Mary Townsend, PharmD, AAHIVP. Dr. Drew is a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at CPHS and associate clinical pharmacist with the Division of Infectious Diseases at Duke. He maintains an active clinical practice in internal medicine and infectious diseases and is involved in clinical research. Dr. Townsend serves as an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at CPHS and clinical pharmacist at the Durham VA Medical Center.
Other primary preceptors involved in the program are:
- Melissa Johnson, PharmD, MS, AAHIVP
- Byron May, PharmD, BCPS
To apply for the residency, submission of the following information is required:
- Cover letter (approximately 1 page)
- Complete residency application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Pharmacy college transcripts
- At least two letters of recommendation
The application deadline is no later than January 1. After review, qualified applicants will be notified so they can arrange an on-site interview.
For additional information contact:
Richard H. Drew, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FCCP
Professor, Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Box 102359, Duke University Hospital
169 Hanes House
Durham, NC 27710
Office: (919) 681-6793
Fax: (919) 681-7494