PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
The combined PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) Residency program conducted by Wellstar Cobb Medical Center and Wellstar Health System in Austell, Georgia is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This 24-month program is designed to prepare residents to be effective leaders in the profession of pharmacy by balancing administrative, organizational, and management skills with clinical and pharmaceutical distributive skills in an integrated healthcare system. Upon successful completion of this program, residents will be able to assume high-level managerial, supervisory, and leadership roles in a variety of clinical or operational pharmacy practice settings.
The PGY1 year of the residency program begins in mid-June and ends on June 30th of the following year. At the start of the residency program, the resident must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and should have either:
An active Georgia pharmacist license and ability to function in the role of a pharmacist
A Georgia temporary pharmacist license and ability to function in the role of a pharmacist pending licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Georgia
The resident must be licensed to practice pharmacy in the state of Georgia within 90 days of the residency start date.
The PGY1 HSPAL resident will advance to the PGY2 year upon successful completion of the PGY1-year requirements. The PGY2 year of the program begins in mid-July and ends on July 31st of the following year.
About Wellstar Cobb PGY1 / PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) Residency
At Wellstar Health System, we make a difference every day by improving quality and access to healthcare in communities, big and small. With locations across metro Atlanta and beyond, Wellstar is one of the largest health systems in Georgia.
Located north of Atlanta, Wellstar Cobb is a 382-bed tertiary care facility, Advanced Primary Care Stroke Center, and Level III Trauma Center serving South Cobb County’s health needs. Wellstar Cobb offers cancer and cardiac programs, emergency and intensive care services, an inpatient burn program, accredited total joint program, private maternity center, and onsite heart failure clinic.