The Baptist Health South Florida Pharmacy Clinical Enterprise was established in 2018 and is comprised of pharmacy leaders with a variety of backgrounds and advanced training, including completion of Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency programs with institutes such as University of North Carolina Medical Center (UNC), Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), University of Pittsburg Medical Center (UPMC), University of Kansas (KU), and AdventHealth. The Pharmacy Clinical Enterprise leaders oversee areas such as acute care pharmacy services, clinical ambulatory pharmacy services, retail pharmacies, specialty pharmacy, oncology and non-oncology infusion suites, transitions of care, population health, regulatory affairs, 340B Program, finance, centralized pharmacy distribution, and many more.

The PGY-2 Healthy-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency Program at Baptist Health South Florida is a 12-month pharmacy specialty-training program in pre-candidate status seeking accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The purpose of this program is to develop well-rounded and effective pharmacy leaders who can promote and advance the profession of pharmacy within the organization and beyond.

After completion of this program, the graduating resident will have the necessary expertise and leadership abilities to transition into and leadership role within a hospital, health-system, or corporate pharmacy team.

Program Size


Halena Leah Marcelin, Pharm.D., MS
Program Director Halena Leah Marcelin, Pharm.D., MS 786-662-0805 Biography
Angelica Berni, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
Program Coordinator Angelica Berni, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
Baptist Hospital

Baptist Hospital

The flagship facility of Baptist Health South Florida, Baptist Hospital of Miami has been one of the most respected medical centers in South Florida since its founding in 1960 and is today one of America’s most preferred medical centers. With more than 700 beds, it is the largest of Baptist Health’s 11 hospitals. Three Centers of Excellence are housed on the campus: Miami Cancer Institute, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region) and Miami Neuroscience Institute. Baptist Hospital has earned Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. It is also certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and received the Gold Seal of Approval for consistently meeting high national standards of stroke care.

Eligibility Requirements and Application Schedule

Our program attracts, educates, and retains exceptional healthcare talent to serve the South Florida community. Program participants will be trained in the Baptist Health Way with a focus on quality, inclusion, compassion, and collaboration.

Program Eligibility

  • Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy
  • Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency (certificate required)
  • Must obtain a Florida pharmacist's license

Application Requirements

Prospective residents are required to submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcripts from all colleges of pharmacy attended
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional references utilizing standard form required by PhORCAS™
  • Personal statement of intent
Acceptance and admission to the program is contingent on submission of all requested materials and meeting all eligibility requirements as determined by the program.

Application Timeline


Block Experiences

Our program curriculum incorporates several block rotations typically lasting several weeks, giving trainees exposure to a wide variety of learning experiences throughout the duration of the program.
Acute Care Leadership
Ambulatory Services Management
Business and Financial Management
Chief Pharmacy Officer Leadership
Corporate Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Orientation
Medication Safety, Quality, and Accreditation
Oncology and Non-Oncology Infusion Pharmacy Services
Operations and Clinical Management
Supply Chain Management

Longitudinal Experiences

Our program curriculum incorporates several longitudinal rotations, immersing trainees in particular areas of study throughout the entire duration of the training program.
Budgeting and Financial Services
Continuing Education
Personnel Management
Research Projects
Pharmacy Leadership
Operational Staffing

Elective Experiences

Our program offers multiple elective rotation experiences including:
340B Operations
Centralized Distribution Services
Compounding Operations
Education, Research, and Practice Training Management
Pharmacy Informatics
Retail Pharmacy Management
Specialty Pharmacy Management
Strategic Planning
Transitions of Care/Population Health Management

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Sunny days, warm people, and multicultural community - these await you when you join us at Baptist Health South Florida.

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