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    Rowell Daniels, PharmD, MS

    Email: Rowell.Daniels@unchealth.unc.edu

    Director - UNC Hospitals and Clinics Department of Pharmacy

    Executive Associate Dean Pharmacy Clinical Practice - UNC Eschelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of Georgia
    • MS - University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
    • Two-year Pharmacy Administration Residency - University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics

    Preceptor for: Strategic Health-System Pharmacy Leadership

    Rotation Description:

    Develop an understanding of the complex relationships that exist between pharmacy, health-system, medical, and nursing leadership groups. Develop strategic planning skills that position the pharmacy profession for long term growth. Experience the influential role that the pharmacy profession can have with ensuring optimal patient outcomes. Learn how to maximize the delivery of patient care through unique partnerships such as those with schools of pharmacy and industry.

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    Stephen Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS, FAPhA, FASHP, FCCP

    Email: Stephen.Eckel@unchealth.unc.edu

    Associate Director of Pharmacy and Director of Residency Programs - UNC Hospitals and Clinics

    Clinical Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Advancement and Clinical Education - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • BSPharm - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • PharmD - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • MHA – UNC Gillings School of Public Health
    • PGY1 - Duke University Medical Center

    Preceptor for: Advance Clinical Pharmacy Management - Clinic Based Pharmacists

    Rotation Description:

    During this rotation, the resident will be exposed to the interface between academia and practice. Concepts to be understood are the reasons why a pharmacy department should have an academic focus, how to start your own process in identifying interest in pharmacy academia, and to be exposed to the relationship between UNC Hospitals and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. In addition to academia, the resident will be exposed to the functions contained within business development and real examples where UNC is involved with the development of new pharmacy technologies.


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    Elizabeth Forshay, BSPharm, MBA

    Email: Elizabeth.Forshay@unchealth.unc.edu

    Assistant Director of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Business Office; Departmental Budget; Procurement and Distribution; Pharmacy Informatics; Medication Information, Policy and Safety; Pharmacy Assistance Counselors; Manufacturer Medication Assistance Program; Prior Authorization Pilot

    Education:
    • BSPharm - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • MBA - University of North Carolina Kenan-Flager Business School

    Preceptor for: Financial and Human Resources Management

    Rotation Description:

    This administration rotation is a 4-week rotation that will allow the resident to understand the department verall contribution to the institution finances, the financial management of the department, the fiscal responsibilities of pharmacy leaders, the creation and execution of the budget, budget variance investigation and interpretation of financial reports. The rotation focuses on pharmacy leadership, planning for departmental operating reviews with the CFO, the creation of Capital, Personnel, Computer and Operating Budgets. The resident will be responsible for coordinating the budget preparation for the Minor Equipment, Travel, and/or Personnel. The rotation focuses on pharmacy leadership, networking and relationship building, communication and accountability.

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    Scott Savage, PharmD, MS

    Email: Scott.Savage@unchealth.unc.edu

    Associate Director - Shared Services Center, Clinical Assistant Professor

    Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • MS - The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center

    Preceptor for: Clinical and Operations Management

    Rotation Description:

    The Clinical and Distributional Operations/Health System Leadership rotation has been designed in conjunction with the UNC Health Care Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency Program to provide a general knowledge and background to Health-System Pharmacy practice. The learner will become an integral part of the functional teams involved within the current areas of responsibility. Current areas of responsibility consist of ambulatory pharmacy services including medication assistance program, specialty pharmacy and mail order operations, supply chain management services including pharmaceutical contracting and the 340b program, sterile products preparation services, business unit contracting and purchasing services, and building UNC Health Care entity relationship. Based on the myriad of areas available, each rotation is geared to the professional and personal goals set forth by the individual learners. If available, PGY2 residents will also have the opportunity to practice leadership, mentorship, teaching, and management skills by serving in a primary preceptor role for UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy students or UNC PGY1 pharmacy residents. In addition to opportunities to further develop writing, speaking, clinical, teamwork, and leadership skills, the learner will leave the rotation with an appreciation of their “core self” and its impact on a developing a lifelong career.

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    Brett Crisp, PharmD, MS

    Email: Brett.Crisp@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Manager- Ambulatory Pharmacy Care Network, Medication Assitan

    Clinical Adjunct Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • MS - The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center

    Preceptor for: Clinical and Operations Management

    Rotation Description:

    This rotation focuses on pharmacy leadership, performance improvement, human resources, strategic planning, and policy development. The resident will become an integral part of the Ambulatory Pharmacy Care Network through exposure to the institutional and departmental structure, the committee/decision-making structure of Ambulatory Pharmacy Care Network, and clinical/operational pharmacy services (ambulatory pharmacies and the transitional care model) provided throughout the Network.

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    Ginny Crisp, PharmD, BCACP

    Email: Ginny.Crisp@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Manager- PBM and Shared Services Compounding Services

    Clinical Adjunct Professor- UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy 2009
    • PGY1 - Ambulatory Care Focused - Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center 2010
    • PGY2 - Geriatrics - UNC Hospitals and Clinics 2011

    Preceptor for: Clinical and Operations Management

    Rotation Description:

    This rotation will provide a general knowledge and background to Health-System Pharmacy practice in the areas of pharmacy benefits management and sterile compounding services. There is a focus on pharmacy leadership, performance improvement, human resources, strategic planning, and policy development. The resident will become an integral part of the Shared Services Center through exposure to the compounding services operations and the clinical services provided through the Carolina Assessment of Medications Program. During months with multiple learners, the resident will have the opportunity to serve as the primary preceptor for UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy students or UNC PGY1 pharmacy residents.

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    Henry Champ Burgess, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

    Email: Henry.Burgess@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Manager - Business Operations

    Clinical Adjunct Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • MBA - East Carolina University, College of Business

    Preceptor for: Clinical and Operations Management

    Rotation Description:

    This rotation experience will help learners become familiar with the key principles utilized in hospitals and health systems for leadership. The rotation will allow the learners to exercise leadership, cultivate management skills, develop knowledge and skills in managing health system pharmacy financial performance, and identify opportunities to improve the medication-use process, develop a plan for a new or enhanced pharmacy service and utilize medical informatics. The resident will participate in several activities designed to improve their working knowledge and experience with leadership concepts.

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    Kayla Hansen, PharmD, MS, BCPS

    Email: Kayla.Hansen@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Manager - Adult Surgery, Medicine, Heart & Vascular, and Transitions Services

    Assistant Adjunct Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

     

    Education:

    • PharmD - Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - 2008
    • MS - The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy - 2010
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center - 2010

    Preceptor for: Clinical Administration

    Rotation Description:

    This is a 4-week rotation that will allow the resident to gain an understanding of the institutional and departmental structure, the committee/decision-making structure of Acute Care Pharmacy Services, and clinical/operational pharmacy services provided within UNC Hospitals. The rotation focuses on pharmacy leadership, performance improvement, human resources, strategic planning, and policy development. The resident will become an integral part of the Adult Surgery Services Team and the quality and safety initiatives undertaken by the department. Furthermore, the rotation will provide the resident with an opportunity to further develop writing, speaking, organizational, time management, teamwork, and leadership skills by achieving the objectives and goals stated below.

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    Chad Hatfield, PharmD, MHA, BCPS

    Email: Chad.Hatfield@unchealth.unc.edu

    Assistant Director - Acute Care Operations

    Coordinator - Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency

    Education:
    • PharmD - Oregon State University/Oregon Health & Science University
    • MHA - Simmons School of Management 
    • PGY1 - Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, CA

    Preceptor for: Operations Management

    Rotation Description:

    This rotation provides a general knowledge and background to Healthsystem Pharmacy practice. The resident will become an integral part of the central pharmacy operation team. The rotation will provide the resident with an opportunity to further develop writing, speaking, clinical, teamwork, and leadership skills by achieving specific goals and objectives.

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    Trinh Le, BSPharm, MS, FASHP

    Clinical Manager - Pharmacy Informatics

    Education:
    • BSPharm - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • MS - University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - University of Kansas Hospitals

    Preceptor for: Informatics and Clinical Administration

    Rotation Description:

    The pharmacy informatics elective rotation will familiarize the resident with the information systems of the pharmacy and medical center. Residents will develop a basic understanding of Computerized Prescriber Order Entry (CPOE) systems, pharmacy order entry systems, barcode-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.

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    Sarah Lee, PharmD, MS

    Email: SLee3@unch.unc.edu

    Clinical Manager - Pharmacy Supply Chain & 340B Program

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
    • MS - University of Kansas School of Pharmacy
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - University of Kansas Hospitals

    Preceptor for: Supply Chain Reimbursement Management

    Rotation Description:

    This rotation is designed to introduce residents to the operational and financial management of the medication supply chain within the diverse environment of an academic medical center. The resident will be exposed to the pharmacy storeroom, ordering and supplying of medications, medication billing, and ensuring medication delivery to patients with limited economic resources.

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    Maryann Oertel, PharmD, BCPS

    Email: MOertel@unch.unc.edu

    Clinical Specialst - Drug Shortage Management, Drug Information and Formulary Management

    Clinical Assistant Professor-UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:

    • PharmD-University of Michigan
    • Pharmacy Practice Residency-Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    • Drug Information Specialty Residency: Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    • Preceptor for: Drug Shortage Management, Formulary Management
    • Rotation Description:

    The goal of the rotation is to provide experience in the theoretical and practical aspects of managing a drug formulary (governing all inpatient/ambulatory care/clinic areas of UNC Health Care), within an environment that now requires intensive management of drug shortages. Experience the influential role that the pharmacy profession can have in promoting optimal patient care through formulary and shortage management, as well as implementing drug policy. The rotation experience will designed around the interests and talents of the learner. Opportunities are available to develop competency in the use of drug information resources, conducting drug use evaluations (DUEs), practicing literature evaluation/statistics, communication skills, developing/reviewing CPOE ordersets, and/or learning the operational and clinical side of purchasing pharmaceuticals.

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    Lindsey (Poppe) Amerine, PharmD, MS, BCPS

    Email: Lindsey.Poppe@unchealth.unc.edu

    Assistant Director - Medical Center Acute Care Clinical Services and Off-site Infusion Centers

    Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy
    • MS - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - UNC Hospitals and Clinics

    Preceptor for: Clinical Management, Operations Management, and Oncology Administration

    Rotation Description:

    During this rotation, residents will manage human resources, automation, and distributional and clinical operations, while continuing to expand services and create more efficient processes. Residents will lead operational meetings to facilitate team building, serve as the lead for questions from employees, and conduct projects throughout the month. In addition, the resident will be exposed to multidisciplinary meetings to learn relationship building with colleagues outside of the pharmacy department.

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    Kamakshi Rao, PharmD, BCOP, CPP, FASHP

    Email: Kamakshi.Rao@unch.unc.edu

    Clinical Manager - UNC Hospitals and Clinics Residency Programs

    Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner - Ambulatory Adult Stem Cell Transplant Clinic

    Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - Rutgers University College of Pharmacy- 2000
    • PGY1 - Virginia Commonwealth University- 2001
    • Oncology Pharmacy Fellowship- The Cancer Institute of NJ/RWJUH- 2003

    Preceptor for: BMT Clinic

    Rotation Description:

    This rotation provides an experience in the ambulatory clinic of the UNC stem cell transplant program. Learners will see patients both before and after stem cell transplant. Focuses will be on patient education, supportive care, infectious disease issues in the immunocompromised patient, graft versus host disease management, and other collaborative practices with SCT physicians and extenders.


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    Ashley Pappas, PharmD, BCPS

    Email: Ashley.Pappas@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Specialist - Drug Information and Formulary Management

    Lead Pharmacist - Information Systems and Technology Medication Use Advancement

    Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy - 2007
    • PGY1 - Medical University of South Carolina - 2008
    • PGY2 Drug Information Specialty Residency - Medical University of South Carolina - 2009

    Preceptor for: Drug Information Center

    Rotation Description:

    The goal of the Drug Information rotation is to provide experience and understanding of the philosophy and scope of a Drug Information Center, as well as develop competency in the use of drug information systems, application of the primary drug literature in responding to drug information requests, and effective oral and written communication skills. The rotation will also focus on formulary management, biostatistics, and critical literature evaluation.

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    Drew Stivers, PharmD

    Email: Andrew.Stivers@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Specialist - Medication Safety Officer

    Clinical Assistant Professor-  UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:
    • PharmD - State University of New York at Buffalo
    • PGY1 - Riverside Methodist, Columbus, OH - 2012
    • PGY2 - Medication Safety Use, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD - 2013

    Preceptor for: Medication Use Safety, Pediatric Medication Safety

    Rotation Description:

    The Department of Pharmacy Medication Safety team has hospital wide responsibility for identifying and helping to resolve medication use system flaws that endanger patients. System flaws are identified by reviewing reported medication errors, proactively evaluating medication use systems, reviewing the literature for reports of errors that have occurred elsewhere and by searching for, and implementing, best practices.During this learning experience, the learner will work closely with the Medication Safety Officer and the medication safety team to gain experience with various methodologies used to measure medication-use safety, participate in the application of technologies that improve the medication-use process, learn and apply methods to promote a culture of safety, analyze complex systems to identify and correct system flaws, develop effective communication techniques and understand the many human-factors that impact the safety of patient care.

    While the incidence of medication variance is similar for hospitalized pediatric patients when compared to adult patients, according to one study potential ADEs (errors that don't reach the patient but have the potential to cause harm) occurred three times more often in the pediatric population. This increased risk for patient harm is due in part to the complex factors that influence medication use within pediatrics. The Department of Pharmacy's Medication Safety team has hospital wide responsibility for identifying and helping to resolve medication use system flaws that endanger patients. During this longitudinal rotation the Pediatric pharmacy resident will work closely with the Pharmacy Medication Safety Officer, Pediatric Clinical Specialists, and Children's Hospital leadership to gain experience with various methodologies used to evaluate medication-use safety practices, participate in the application of technologies that improve the medication-use process, learn and apply methods to promote a culture of safety, and analyze complex systems to identify and correct system flaws. The resident will assist with reviewing medication events and participate as a member of the NC Children's Hospital Medication Safety Committee.


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    Adam Wolfe, PharmD, MS, BCPS

    Email: adam.wolfe@unchealth.unc.edu

    Clinical Specialist - Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Coordinator

    Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

    Education:

    • PharmD - University of Utah Skaggs College of Pharmacy - 2011
    • MS - University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy - 2013
    • Two-Year Pharmacy Administration Residency - UNC Hospitals and Clinics - 2013

    Preceptor for: Controlled Substances and Data Analytics, Pharmacy Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

    Rotation Description:

    The pharmacy informatics elective rotation is a 4-week block rotation in which the Master resident becomes familiar with medication use information systems of the pharmacy and medical center. Resident will develop a basic 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 pharmacy informatics role in addition to the connection of pharmacy informatics with clinical pharmacy, medication-use processes, and medication safety. The resident may be exposed to the current local, state, federal legislative policies as it pertains to healthcare informatics.

    This is a 4-week rotation that will allow the resident to gain in-depth experience in pharmacy data management. This rotation is primarily a pharmacy leadership experience with an emphasis on data analytics. The student will gain an understanding and appreciation for data management, the role of analytics in health care, and the skills necessary to advance quality improvement. The rotation focuses on data analytics and business intelligence within a department of pharmacy. Furthermore, the rotation will provide the resident with an opportunity to further develop writing, speaking, organizational, time management, teamwork, and leadership skills by achieving the objectives and goals stated below.

    The analytical leadership rotation experience will help residents become familiar with the key principles utilized in hospitals and health systems for data leadership. The purpose of this rotation is to allow the resident to exercise leadership and practice management skills, develop knowledge and skills in managing health system pharmacy financial performance, identify opportunities to improve the medication-use process, develop a plan for a new or enhanced pharmacy service through utilization of informatics and analytics. The resident will participate in several activities designed to improve their working knowledge and experience with analytical and leadership concepts. The rotation experience will enable the learner to apply knowledge in any pharmacy practice setting to improve data utilization.

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