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Ambulatory Care

Jamie Cavanaugh,PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Jamie CavanaughJamie Cavanaugh,PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Clinical Specialist-Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Education-UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Clinical Assistant Professor -UNC School of Medicine
Education:PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy - 2010
PGY1 - Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center - 2011
PGY2 - UNC Hospitals - 2012

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, emphasis in care transitions

Rotation Description:

Emphasis is placed on providing the resident with direct patient care responsibilities in the UNC Internal Medicine Hospital Follow-up Clinic. Exposure to high risk patients with complex medical conditions and pharmacotherapy regimens is provided to the resident to expand core clinical skills, knowledge, and competencies. The resident will work within a multidisciplinary team including attending physicians, social workers, and nurses. Ensuring a safe transition from hospitalization to home during the 30 day period post-discharge will be a major focus for the rotation. The resident will be responsible for pharmacotherapy decisions, patient counseling, monitoring of drug therapy, and interdisciplinary communication to optimize therapeutic outcomes and reduce risk for rehospitalization.

Amanda Corbett,PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CPP, AAHIVE

Amanda CorbettAmanda Corbett,PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CPP, AAHIVE

Clinical Associate Professor-UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Clinical Specialist-Infectious Diseases
Education:PharmD - Campbell University
PGY1 - Wake Forest Univ Baptist Medical Center - 2000
PGY2 - UNC - 2001
HIV Pharmacology Fellowship-UNC-2003

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care-HIV

Rotation Description:

This practice is in the Infectious Diseases Ambulatory Care clinic at UNC Hospitals. The majority of patients are HIV + but also include HCV + and other infectious diseases.

Zack Deyo, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Zack DeyoZack Deyo, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner - UNC Heart and Vascular Center at Meadowmont

Adjunt Assistant Professor-Division of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Education, UNC Eshelman School of Phrmacy
Education:PharmD - Wingate University - 2008
PGY1 - Medical College of Virginia(MCV)/Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) - 2009
PGY2 Ambulatory Care - University of Maryland - 2010

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Cardiology

Rotation Description:

The UNC Heart and Vascular Center encompasses all clinical care of patients with cardiovascular diseases. This clinic is staffed by a collaborative group of cardiologists, vascular and cardiac surgeons, interventional radiologists, pharmacists, medical and pharmacy residents and fellows, nursing staff and support personnel. This cardiovascular ambulatory care site has pharmacist-led and interdisciplinary anticoagulation, heart failure, electrophysiology, hypertension and lipid disease state management clinics. Additional responsibilities include answering drug information questions for physician attendings and fellows and providing recommendations, counseling, and education to patients as needed. Learners are expected to actively participate in patient care, drug information queries, and administrative responsibilities.

Aimee Faso, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Aimee FasoAimee Faso, PharmD, BCOP, CPP

Clinical Specialist - Hematology/Oncology Outpatient Clinic

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD - University of Florida - 2003
PGY1 - Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center - 2004
Ambulatory Care PGY2 - University of Maryland - 2010

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Oncology Infusion Clinic

Rotation Description:

No description.

Suzanne Francart, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Suzanne FrancartSuzanne Francart, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Clinical Specialist - Rheumatology Clinic

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD - Virginia Commonwealth University - 2011
PGY1 - UNC Hospitals and Clinics - 2012
PGY2 Pharmacotherapy - UNC Hospitals and Clinics - 2013

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Rheumatology

Rotation Description:

At the UNC Rheumatology Clinic, patients with various autoimmune conditions are seen for outpatient follow-up. Residents will be involved in the preparation and distribution of chemotherapy and biologic medications for the rheumatology infusion center as well as counseling and education of these patients. The resident will also be involved in our specialty pharmacy program which includes conducting clinic visits for self-injection education and phone follow-up for medication adherence and efficacy. The resident will also conduct clinic visits scheduled with the CPP pharmacist, respond to drug information questions, and assist the providers and patients in overcoming barriers to medication procurement. Other activities will include projects pertaining to patient education and monitoring, clinic quality improvement and specialty pharmacy.

Tim Ives, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, FCCP, CPP

Tim IvesTim Ives, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, FCCP, CPP

Position - Description
Education:PharmD - University - Year

Preceptor for: Name of Rotation

Rotation Description:

Emphasis is placed on providing the resident with direct patient care responsibilities in the UNC Internal Medicine Clinic working in 3 primary disease management clinics - Anticoagulation, Diabetes (including comorbid conditions) and Chronic Pain. Exposure to the various primary care clinics are provided to the resident to develop core clinical skills, knowledge, and competencies. Continuity of care in an interdisciplinary team environment is a major focus of the rotation. The resident will be responsible for pharmacotherapy decisions, patient counseling, and monitoring of drug therapy to optimize therapeutic outcomes.

Jena Ivey-Burkhart, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Jena Ivey-BurkhartJena Ivey-Burkhart, PharmD, BCPS, CPP

Clinical Specialist (clinic-based) - Geriatrics

Residency Program Director - PGY2 Geriatrics Pharmacy Specialty Residency

Adjunct Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy - 2004
Geriatric Specialty Pharmacy Residency - UNC Hospitals and Clinics - 2005

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, emphasis in Geriatrics

Rotation Description:

The Geriatric/Ambulatory Care rotation exposes learners to a variety of clinical settings that provide care to older adults. The pharmacist works as a CPP providing geriatric medication management and anticoagulation services to older patients. The pharmacist also works collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team learning how to meet the needs of older patients. The settings the pharmacist provides services at includes the UNC Geriatric Specialty Clinic and pharmacist-run clinics in a local continuing care retirement community.

RuthAnn Lee, PharmD, BCPS

RuthAnn LeeRuthAnn Lee, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist (clinic-based)- Solid Organ TransplantationEducation

Residency Program Director- PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Specialty Residency

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:
PharmD - Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy
PGY1 - University of Cincinnati Medical Center
PGY2- University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine Solid Organ Transplant Specialty Residency

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Solid Organ Transplant Clinic

Rotation Description:

The outpatient solid organ transplant rotation is an ambulatory care rotation that will allow residents to integrate with a multidisciplinary transplant service and provide pharmaceutical care in an outpatient setting. This rotation offers residents an opportunity to develop advanced patient care management skills and provide comprehensive clinical pharmacy services for complex medical issues associated with solid organ transplant recipients. These services will include and are not limited to medication reconciliation, medication education, disease state management recommendations, therapeutic drug monitoring and interventions to provide optimal long term care in an outpatient transplant setting. This experience will allow residents to participate in the care of patients with various organ transplants including heart, lung, kidney, liver and pancreas.

Robb Malone, PharmD, CPP

Robb MaloneRobb Malone, PharmD, CPP

UNC HCS, VP Practice Quality and Innovation - No Description

Clinical Associate Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Clinical Associate Professor - UNC School of Medicine
Education:PharmD - UNC School of Pharmacy - 1997
PGY1 - ECU School of Medicine, Family Medicine - 1999

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Primary Care

Rotation Description:

Emphasis is placed on providing the resident with direct patient care responsibilities in the UNC Internal Medicine Clinic working in 3 primary disease management clinics - Anticoagulation, Diabetes (including comorbid conditions) and Chronic Pain. Exposure to the various primary care clinics are provided to the resident to develop core clinical skills, knowledge, and competencies. Continuity of care in an interdisciplinary team environment is a major focus of the rotation. The resident will be responsible for pharmacotherapy decisions, patient counseling, and monitoring of drug therapy to optimize therapeutic outcomes.

Lauren McKnight, PharmD, CPPL

Lauren McKnightLauren McKnight, PharmD, CPPL

Clinical Specialist, clinic-based - Pain Clinic (primary) Endocrine Clinic (secondary)

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:
PharmD - UNC School of Pharmacy - 2008
PGY1 - Emphasis in Primary Care – UNC Hospitals and Clinics - 2009

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Pain Clinic

Rotation Description:

The UNC Hospitals Pain Management Center provides specialty care to patients with various chronic pain conditions. The resident will work with the clinical pharmacist to provide chronic pain medication management services to patients during independent visits via a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP) protocol. Pharmacy visits address efficacy and adverse effects of pain regimens, patient compliance with therapy with particular focus on opioid compliance monitoring, and adjustment of medications as necessary/appropriate. Individualized smoking cessation counseling and treatment is also provided.

Caron Misita, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, CPP

Caron MisitaCaron Misita, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, CPP

Clinical Specialist (clinic-based) - Endocrine Clinic (primary) Pain Clinic (secondary)

Residency Program Director - PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD - Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy - 2003
Primary Care Specialty Residency - UNC Hospitals and Clinics - 2004

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Endocrine Clinic

Rotation Description:

The UNC Hospitals Highgate Specialty Center, Diabetes Care and Endocrinology, provides specialized care to patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. The pharmacist-run clinic provides disease state management and cardiovascular risk reduction services to patients with diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, and osteoporosis. Pharmacist services are provided 4 to 5 days per week via a protocol-driven Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner agreement. At the conclusion of the rotation, residents are expected to demonstrate the ability to conduct an ambulatory care patient interview, form an assessment, and design, implement, and monitor medication therapy plans targeted to disease-specific outcome goals. Residents will provide direct patient care during clinic visits, advise physicians and other providers regarding optimal medication therapy, and deliver educational resources to patients and providers.

Betsy Bryant Shilliday, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Betsy Bryant ShillidayBetsy Bryant Shilliday, PharmD, CDE, CPP

Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner - Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Clinical Education - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Associate Professor of Medicine - UNC School of Medicine
Education:PharmD - Campbell - 1998
PGY2 - Department of Veterans Affairs, W.G. (Bill) Hefner Medical Center, Salisbury, North Carolina - 1999

Preceptor for: Ambulatory Care, Primary Care

Rotation Description:

Emphasis is placed on providing the resident with direct patient care responsibilities in the UNC Internal Medicine Clinic working in 3 primary disease management clinics - Anticoagulation, Diabetes (including comorbid conditions) and Chronic Pain. Exposure to the various primary care clinics are provided to the resident to develop core clinical skills, knowledge, and competencies. Continuity of care in an interdisciplinary team environment is a major focus of the rotation. The resident will be responsible for pharmacotherapy decisions, patient counseling, and monitoring of drug therapy to optimize therapeutic outcomes.

For more information on our Pharmacy Residency Program contact 

Stephen F. Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FAPhA, FASHP, FCCP,  Associate Director of Pharmacy, Director, Pharmacy Residency Programs, Clinical Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

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