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PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency Greenville

Mailing Address

900 W. Faris Road
Greenville, South Carolina 29605

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Prisma Health–Upstate

Training pharmacy practice leaders

The PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency at Prisma Health-Upstate is designed to develop residents into effective leaders of pharmacy practice.

Training focuses on developing well-rounded clinicians capable of leading the delivery of pharmacy services within a diverse and complex integrated health system. Our program emphasizes leading and managing safe and effective medication-use systems, quality improvement, management of human and financial resources, developing business acumen, use of technology and informatics and advanced leadership.

Our program lays the foundation for continued development in management and leadership skills. Upon graduation, residents are prepared for clinical, operational or executive leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings.

Our hospital

Prisma Health–Upstate consists of a market including 8 hospitals and is part of the larger Prisma Health system. Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina and serves more than 1.2 million patients annually, including at a total of 12 hospitals. The main campus, Greenville Memorial Hospital, is an 814-bed academic medical center with a Level I Trauma Center, heart and children's hospitals, a pediatric intensive care unit and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Prisma Health–Upstate is affiliated with the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Our adult critical care patient units include medical intensive care, surgical/trauma intensive care, cardiovascular surgery intensive care, coronary intensive care, neurosurgical intensive care and medical/surgical step-down. Specialties include emergency services, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, nutrition, oncology, orthopedics and pulmonology.

PGY1/PGY2 program purpose: The PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency at Prisma Health–Upstate is a combined two-year post-graduate program. The purpose of the PGY1 year is to build upon the foundation of the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and develop strong, well-rounded clinicians responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of health conditions and begin to build exposure to administrative and leadership topics within pharmacy. The purpose of the PGY2 year of the program is to expand upon the foundation of the PGY1 experiences to develop effective pharmacy practice leaders. The second year focuses on gaining knowledge, exposure and experience in a wide array of areas within pharmacy administration. This is accomplished through integrating the resident with the leadership team to help drive change within the health system. Residents who successfully complete this residency are prepared for a clinical, operational or executive leadership role.


  • Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Conduct pharmacy practice research.
  • Design, implement, manage and lead safe and effective medication-use systems.
  • Apply contemporary quality methodology to the management of pharmacy services.
  • Lead and manage the health system pharmacy’s human resources.
  • Manage the pharmacy financial performance within the context of the broader health system.
  • Leverage technology, informatics and automation systems to optimize the medication-use system.
  • Demonstrate personal leadership qualities and business acumen essential to operate effectively within a health system and advance the profession and practice of pharmacy.


Greenville has a total of 9 residents from all programs combined. Policies, procedures, meetings, and presentations are strategically aligned which allow residents to have similar program structures across the different residencies. This promotes uniformity amongst the resident class.

For more information pertaining to all programs regarding residency showcases, social media, and how we support wellness and diversity, please see our Greenville Memorial Hospital residency website here.

Contact us

Harrison Jozefczyk, PharmD, MS
Director, Oncology Pharmacy and Infusion Services
PGY1/PGY2 HSPAL Residency Program Director
Prisma Health Department of Pharmacy
900 W. Faris Rd.
Greenville, South Carolina 29605