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Internship Programs

Thank you for your interest in the UNC Hospitals Pharmacy Internship Programs. Please explore our programs through the information below and do not hesitate to contact any of our internship directors for more insight or any questions.

Of note, UNC Hospital Pharmacy Internship Programs only recruit once a year in the November - December timeframe with an estimated start date in May/June. Additionally, based on the structure of some of the internship programs, not all programs recruit on an annual basis.

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Acute Care Services Internship

Internship directors: Jonathan Cicci (Cardiology), Lindsey Kennedy (Psychiatry), Renae Boerneke (Infectious Diseases)

  • Number of interns:
    • Psychiatry: 1
    • Cardiology: 1
    • Infectious Disease: 1
  • Eligible Applicants: Current PY2
  • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
    • Approximately 4 hours
    • Staffing: Every 4th weekend at Medication History Services
  • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
    • 10 week experience during the summer following PY2
    • Staffing: Every 4th weekend at Medication Therapy Services
  • Commitment: 1 year
  • Available opportunities: Clinical projects, Shadowing, Research, Professional development

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Outpatient Pharmacy and Transitions of Care

  • Internship Director: Ping Rogers, RPh; Kate Naper, PharmD, MPH

    • Number of interns:
      • PY2: 1
      • PY3: 1
    • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
    • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
      • 4 hours per week (projects)
      • Staffing: Every 3rd weekend, including one major holiday and one minor holiday
    • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
      • 40 hours per week
        • Required PY1 Summer for Onboarding; PY2 Flexible
      • Staffing: Every 3rd weekend, including one major holiday and one minor holiday
    • Commitment: 2 years
    • Available opportunities: Outpatient Projects, Administrative Projects, Longitudinal Research, Quality Improvement Projects, Shadowing, Professional Development
    • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Clinic-Based Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Internship

  • Internship director: Ellina Max, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

    • Number of Interns:
      • PY2: 1
      • PY3: 1
    • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
    • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
      • 8 hours per week
      • Staffing: 1 weekend/month for project development
    • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
      • 40 hours per week
    • Commitment: 2 years
    • Available opportunities: Clinical projects, Shadowing, Research, Professional development
    • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Health System Pharmacy Administration Internship (HSPA)

  • Internship director: Matthew Lamm, PharmD, MS, BCPS,  Daniel Schenkat, PharmD, MS, BCPS,  Sam Eberwein, PharmD, MS, BCPS

    • Current number of interns:
      • PY2: 2 (1 Medical Center, 1 Hillsborough)
      • PY3: 2 (2 Medical Center, 1 Hillsborough)
      • PY4: 1 (1 Hillsborough)
    • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
    • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
      • 4 hours in admin
      • Staffing: 8 hours per week
    • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
      • PY2 Summer: 1 month full-time commitment
      • PY3 Summer: 2 months full-time commitment
      • Staffing: 8 hours per week
    • Commitment: 3 years
    • Available opportunities: Clinical projects, Shadowing, Research, Professional development, Administrative projects
    • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Hematology/Oncology Team Internship (HOT)

  • Internship Director: Nathan Barnes, PharmD, MHA

    • Number of Interns
      • PY2: 2
      • PY3: 2
    • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
    • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
      • Variable hours per week for projects
      • Staffing: Every 3rd weekend in Cancer Hospital Infusion Pharmacy (CHIP)
    • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
      • Summer (2 months): 40 hours per week
      • Staffing: Every 3rd weekend in Cancer Hospital Infusion Pharmacy (CHIP); One minor and one major holiday staffing over the 2-year internship
    • Commitment: 2 years
    • Available opportunities: Shadowing, Research, Projects
    • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Managed Care Pharmacy Internship

  • Internship Director: Jay Vora, PharmD, BCACP

    • Number of Interns
      • PY2: 2
      • PY3: 2
    • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
    • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
      • 8 hours/week while in class
      • 8 hours/week while on immersion rotation (weekend staffing)
    • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
      • Up to 40 hours/week
    • Commitment: 2 years
    • Available opportunities: Population Health Clinical Projects, Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) Projects Including Research, Clinical Program Development, Professional Development, Administrative Projects
    • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Medication Use Policy Internship

Internship Director: Gregory Heindel, PharmD, BCPS

  • Number of interns:
    • PY2/PY3: 1
  • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
  • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
    • 5-10 hours per week during hours of operation of the DI Center: 8:30am-4:00pm Monday through Friday
  • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
    • More than 10 hours per week (if desired)
  • Commitment: 2 years
  • Available opportunities: Formulary Management Projects, Research, Administrative Projects
  • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Pediatric Pharmacy Internship

  • Internship Directors: Ashley McCallister, PharmD, BCPPS, MBA and Lauren Walter, PharmD

  • Internship Coordinator: Kathy Riley, PharmD
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Manager: Chris Falato, PharmD

    • Number of Interns:
      • PY2: 4
      • PY3: 3
      • PY4: 5
    • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1 or PY2
    • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
      • Variable hours per week for projects
      • Staffing: Every 3rd weekend in the Pediatric Pharmacy
    • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
      • Variable hours per week for projects
      • Staffing: Every 3rd weekend in the Pediatric Pharmacy
    • Commitment: 2 years
    • Available opportunities: Technician Training and Competencies; Clinical, Operational, and Administrative Projects; Research Learning Series; Residency and Job Prep Series; Leadership Positions; 1:1 Quarterly Professional Development Meetings, Quarterly pharmacy administration topic discussions

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)

Pharmacy Analytics & Outcomes Internship

Internship Director: Mary-Haston Vest, PharmD, MS, BCPS

  • Number of interns:
    • PY2/PY3: 1
  • Eligible Applicants: Current PY1
  • Hours/Weeks during School Year:
    • 8 ~ 10 hours per week
  • Hours/Weeks during School Breaks:
    • 20 ~ 40 hours per week
  • Commitment: 2 years
  • Available opportunities: Analytic Projects, Research, Administrative Projects
  • Click HERE for more information

Click here for links to the slides and presentations from the UNCH Internship Fair (10/19-22/2020)