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.
- Training and Orientation
- Sourcing Strategies
- Pharmacy Operations
- Clinical Operations
- Clinical Member Support
- Financial Management
- Drug Information
- Member Implementation
- Managing Up – Executive Leadership
Resident Research Project
Teaching and Learning Program
Pharmacy Supply Chain
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 Clinical Management Fellowship in Drug Information
The partnership between HealthTrust and Belmont University College of Pharmacy provides a 2-year fellowship focused on drug information, evidence-based practice, teaching, corporate management, leadership, and research. The fellowship provides opportunities to develop an understanding of academia, vendor relationships, corporate leadership, research, drug information delivery, and more through rotations at Belmont University and at HealthTrust. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be qualified to pursue careers in each respective area.
HealthTrust, Pharmacy Clinical Information Management
The 12-month corporate rotation of the Clinical Management Fellowship in Drug Information presents the fellow with the opportunity to gain experience at a group purchasing organization with over 1,600 member-hospitals and over 40,000 clinics. At HealthTrust, the fellow will be integrated into the clinical pharmacy team by engaging with the sourcing department and supporting a drug information service. The fellow will have the opportunity to complete a longitudinal research project and submit for peer-review and publication. Precepting students, conducting evidence reviews, drafting conversion documents, and learning how to navigate a complex healthcare environment are a few of the experiences gained upon completion of this fellowship.
Belmont University College of Pharmacy, Christy Houston Foundation Drug Information Center
The 12-month academia and drug information rotation of the Clinical Management Fellowship in Drug Information allows the fellow to experience managing the day-to-day operations of a drug information center while assisting in drug information courses as an adjunct professor. Fellows have the opportunity to pursue longitudinal research projects suitable for publication and presentation at national meetings, as well as act as a preceptor for experiential education students. Additionally, the fellow will participate in a Teaching Certificate Program and exit the rotation experience with a completed teaching portfolio.
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: Content Medical Information Specialist, Med Communications
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, Nashville.gov.
- 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.