Trinh Le, MS, RPh


HCS - Clinical Manager

Residency Associated Title and Involvement

Not Listed


Undergraduate: B.S Pharmacy

Additional Education: M.S Hospital Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy: UNC

PGY1: Hospital Administration - 2 year program

PGY2: None

Rotation Title

Pharmacy Informatics

Rotation Description:

The pharmacy informatics elective rotation is a 4-week block rotation in which the resident becomes familiar with medication use information systems of the pharmacy and health care system. The Resident will develop an understanding of Computerized Prescriber Order Entry (CPOE) systems, pharmacy order entry systems, barcoded medication administration systems (BCMA), automated dispensing systems, automation/robotics, smart infusion pump, and electronic health records. Additionally, the resident may be exposed to system databases, system interfaces, clinical drug databases, and clinical decision support.

Depending on department initiatives during the rotation, the resident may be involved with the planning and implementation of new systems or upgrades of existing systems. Throughout the rotation, the resident will develop a general understanding of the language and concepts of information technology, pharmacy informatics role in addition to the connection of pharmacy informatics with clinical pharmacy, medication-use processes, and medication safety. 

The resident will become an integral part of the pharmacy information system initiatives and may be exposed to the current local, state, federal legislative policies as it pertains to healthcare informatics.

For more information contact:

Kamakshi Rao

Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP
Assistant Director for Education, Research, and Practice Training