Corporate Pharmacy Leadership Residency Program

Acquire valuable leadership skills by working directly with health systems and pharmaceutical suppliers in corporate pharmacy within HealthTrust, a leading healthcare organization. Focusing on optimizing patient care, residents learn how to develop strategies and establish business goals and priorities at the corporate level.

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy co-sponsors the PGY-2 Corporate Pharmacy Leadership Residency Program. HealthTrust’s first pharmacy resident, Nicolle Rychlick, now serves as director of Clinical Integration and Implementation at HealthTrust.

Learning Experiences

  • Tennessee College of Pharmacy
  • Clinical pharmacy administration
  • Healthcare strategic sourcing
  • Executive pharmacy leadership
  • Pharmaceutical financial analytics
  • Academic teaching and learning program (University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy)
  • Professional development
  • Drug information and clinical support
  • Resident research/project
  • Clinical integration and implementation
  • Elective opportunities available at HCA Management Services/University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy Residency Programs

Minimum Entrance Requirements

  • Doctor of pharmacy degree from an accredited college
  • Active pharmacist licensure in any U.S. state
  • Applicants accepted through the ASHP Matching Program only
  • Applications accepted through PhORCAS (
    • Personal statement/letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official pharmacy school transcripts
    • Three letters of reference
  • Completion of PGY-1 accredited pharmacy residency program

HealthTrust PGY-2 Corporate Pharmacy Leadership Resident for 2016–2017

Brittany Berry

Brittany Berry, Pharm.D

Pharm.D: Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy – Nashville, Tennessee

Bachelor’s Degree: University of Tennessee – Knoxville, TN

PGY-1 Managed Care Residency: HCA – Nashville, Tennessee

Professional Affiliations: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)

Professional Interests: data analytics, specialty pharmacy, reimbursement models, pharmacoeconomics, health information exchange, regulatory compliance, supply-chain collaboration