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Program Design

PGY1 Pharmacy - Ambulatory Care Track residents will complete 10-months of rotation experience. Each rotation is one month in duration and certain core competencies at UNC Medical Center are required in order to maintain ASHP accreditation and for the resident to obtain a global experience to various patient populations where pharmacists are providing care. There is a 6 week orientation during the months of June and July and a research month in December

Required Rotations

  • Endocrine Clinic - 1 month
  • Family Medicine Clinic - 1 month
  • Ambulatory Care Templated Clinic - 1 month
  • Ambulatory Care Specialty Clinic - 2 months
  • Acute Care medicine - 2 months
  • Critical Care - 1 month
  • Drug Information, Policy, and Medication Safety - 1 month
  • Administration- 1 month

To meet the above requirements, residents are able to choose among the following rotation choices:

Templated Clinic
Specialty Clinic
Acute Care
Critical Care
Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic Breast Malignancy Clinic Advanced Heart Failure Burn ICU
Geriatrics Clinic CAMP/Telehealth Clinic Bone Marrow Transplant  Cardiothoracic ICU
Pain Clinic GU/CNS Malignancy Clinic Cardiology Medicine ICU
Solid Organ Transplant clinic (abdominal) Hepatology Clinic Family Medicine Neurosciences ICU
Solid Organ Transplant clinic (heart/lung) ID (HIV) Clinic Geriatrics Surgery/Trauma ICU
ID (OPAT) Clinic GI/Hepatology
Leukemia Clinic

Infectious Diseases

Melanoma/Head/Neck Malignancy Clinic


Myeloma/Lymphoma Clinic


Neurology Clinic

Oncology (Malignant Heme)

Pulmonary Clinic Oncology (Solid Tumors)
Rheumatology Clinic Pulmonary

Requirements for Program Completion:

In order to receive a certificate of Residency completion, residents must:

  • Successfully complete all scheduled learning experiences
  • Receive an evaluation score of “Achieved for the Residency” (ACHR) for at least 85% of PharmAcademic objectives
  • Attend, participate, and/or present in all required educational activities, meetings, and conferences
  • Complete a one year research project or a pre-specified part of a multi-year research project, including all of the following: data retrieval, data analysis, formal presentation (poster OR platform) at a local/regional/national forum, creation of a draft manuscript in publishable quality, project proposal submission, creation of a data collection tool, and IRB submission (if appropriate)
  • Prepare and submit for publication consideration a minimum of one manuscript based on work conducted during the residency year. The submission, if successful, should be subject to the peer review process, so as to allow the resident to receive critical feedback on their manuscript
  • Complete all staffing requirements, inclusive of weekday and weekend, day and evening responsibilities, to support the Department of Pharmacy's operational and clinical needs
  • Complete all evaluations in PharmAcademic, ASHP's approved tool
  • Provide a 30-60 minute (RPD determined) ACPE accredited CE program for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians within and outside the Department of Pharmacy

For more information contact:

Moo Sultan

Said "Moo" Sultan, PharmD, BCCCP
Residency Program Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Clinical Specialist, Critical Care
Assistant Professor of Clinical Education