Postgraduate Pharmacy Education Programs

Acquire valuable leadership skills by working directly with health systems and pharmaceutical suppliers in corporate pharmacy within HealthTrust, a leading healthcare organization.

PGY-2 Corporate Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency

The HealthTrust/University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy PGY-2 Corporate Pharmacy Leadership Residency Program is designed to prepare the resident to function in a pharmacy leadership environment within a healthcare organization. The resident will interact with corporate leaders from several health systems and pharmaceutical vendors. Focusing on optimizing patient care, the resident will acquire the leadership skills to strategically set business goals and priorities for executing tasks at the corporate level.

Learning Experiences


  • Training and Orientation
  • Sourcing Strategies
  • Pharmacy Operations
  • Clinical Operations
  • Clinical Member Support
  • Financial Management
  • Drug Information
  • Member Implementation
  • Managing Up – Executive Leadership


Career Development

Resident Research Project

Teaching and Learning Program

Executive Leadership

Managed Care


Pharmacy Supply Chain

Global Sourcing

Pharmacy Consulting


HCA CSG Corporate Pharmacy

HCA Regulatory and Compliance

HCA Knowledge Center

Past HealthTrust PGY2 Corporate Administration and Pharmacy Leadership Residents

  • 2021-2022: Grant Teague, PharmD, MBA

    Current position: Senior Manager, Pharmacy Strategic Market Access and Reimbursement, HealthTrust

  • 2020-2021: Bradley Merrill, PharmD

    Current position: Director, Pharmacy Member Integration, HealthTrust

  • 2019-2020: Kyle Herndon, PharmD, MBA

    Current position: Health Systems Medical Affairs Director, Merck

  • 2018-2019: Kathleen Bourget, PharmD

    Current position: Director of Clinical Pharmacy Member Support, HealthTrust

  • 2016-2017: Brittany Berry, PharmD

    Current position: Director of Pharmacy Regulations, Regulatory Compliance Support, HCA

  • 2015-2016: Bradley Bruce, PharmD

    Current position: AVP, Regulatory Compliance Support, HCA

  • 2014-2015: Nicolle Rychlick, PharmD, MBA

    Current position: Director, Pharmacy Consulting, Premier

HealthTrust/Belmont Post-Doctoral Pharmacy Fellowships

Clinical and Regulatory Management Fellowships

The two-year post-doctoral fellowships are designed to provide fellows with an intensive program focused in drug information, evidence-based practice, regulatory processes, teaching, and research. The goal of these programs is to equip fellows with the skills required to excel in various practice settings such as academia, drug information, medical affairs, formulary management, corporate pharmacy, and regulatory agencies. Upon graduation, fellows will be qualified to pursue careers in corporate and regulatory management, drug information, academia, medical affairs, and more.

Clinical Management Fellowship in Drug Information

HealthTrust Performance Group / Belmont University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

The Clinical Management Fellowship in Drug Information provides a 2-year experience focused in drug information, academia, and corporate management in collaboration with HealthTrust and Belmont in Nashville, TN. Fellows will spend 12 months at each practice site, beginning with Belmont University, and transitioning to HealthTrust. The Belmont experience focuses on the management of day-to-day operations at a drug information center and teaching in drug information courses as an adjunct professor. The HealthTrust experience integrates the fellow into the clinical pharmacy team through engagement with the sourcing department and support of the drug information service.

Regulatory Management Fellowship in Drug Information

HealthTrust Performance Group / Belmont University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences / FDA Division of Drug Information

The Regulatory Management Fellowship in Drug Information provides a 2-year experience focused in drug information, academia, and regulatory affairs in collaboration with HealthTrust and Belmont in Nashville, TN and the FDA in Silver Spring, MD. Fellows will begin a 12 month experience at Belmont, focusing on drug information, teaching, and fellowship recruitment. The fellows will then transition to the FDA’s Division of Drug Information in Silver Spring, MD, answering drug information inquiries, engaging with the public via the FDA social media outlets, and assisting with high profile initiatives. For the final experience, fellows will transition back to HealthTrust in Nashville, TN focusing on the development and implementation of various operational and regulatory initiatives.

Past Postgraduate Clinical Information Management Fellows

  • Emily Singleton, PharmD, CAHIMS

    Current position: Senior Manager of Clinical Information for Pharmacy Services, HealthTrust

  • Andrew Douglas, PharmD, MPH

    Current position: Pharmacist, Analytics and Outcomes, UNC Health

  • Sally Hughes, PharmD, BCMAS

    Current position: Medical Information Manager for Novartis, Indagene

  • Matthew Sherman, PharmD, MBA

    Current position: RPh Clinical Advisor, CVS Health

About Nashville

HealthTrust is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Located on the Cumberland River in the north-central part of the state, Nashville is the capital city of Tennessee and the 13-county metropolitan Nashville area is home to nearly 2 million people. Nicknamed Music City USA, Nashville is well-known for music and entertainment, but the city is also a thriving center for healthcare. HCA, one of the nation’s first hospital companies, was founded in Nashville in 1968. For more information,

  • Known as the “Athens of the South” because of the many colleges and universities located in and around the city, including Vanderbilt, Belmont, Fisk University, Middle Tennessean State University and many more.
  • Subtropical climate with generally cool to moderate winters and hot, humid summers. Snowfall does occur in Nashville, but is usually not heavy.
  • Home to the Tennessee Titans NFL football team and the Nashville Predators NHL hockey team.