Meet the Director and Team — Pharmacy Residency at St. Francis Hospital Downtown

Welcome from the Program Director

Thank you for your interest in our residency program. Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown offers a challenging yet rewarding residency that will help residents to grow in knowledge and skills as they become well positioned to pursue as second year residency or work as a proficient clinical pharmacy. Thank you for taking time to learn about the great things we have going on with our program.  
 
Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital Downtown was founded in 1932 as a not-for-profit faith-based health system. It is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains within driving distance to Atlanta, Charlotte and Columbia. We provide a wide variety of healthcare to the Greenville area including emergency services, heart care, heart surgery, oncology, bone marrow transplantation, orthopedic services and neurology. Our pharmacy services include decentralized services to many clinical areas including critical care, internal medicine, emergency medicine and oncology, cardiology, neuro and pulmonology.  
 
Our preceptors are energetic, passionate and teaching oriented. Residents receive training and develop competence in patient care, completing projects to improve patient care and precepting pharmacy students. They will also have the experiences actively participating in hospital committees including pharmacy and therapeutics.   

Thank you for your interest in our residency at Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown. We are proud of our program and the opportunities we are able to offer to our pharmacy residents. 

Program Director

Brittany NeSmith
Brittany NeSmith, PharmD, BCPS | Program Director

Pharmacy School: East Tennessee State University
Residency: Spartanburg Medical Center

Following residency, Dr. NeSmith started working as a clinical pharmacist at Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown. She precepts the critical care rotation and is heavily involved in resident research and other longitudinal rotations. Dr. NeSmith is actively involved in several critical care committees and has developed multiple protocols for the hospital, including vancomycin dosing and antibiotic allergy assessment. Her clinical interests include hemodynamics and sedation management. Dr. NeSmith enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters and loves college football.

Core Faculty

Julie Cash, PharmD, BCPS
Kyle Adkins, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
Mark Elizalde, PharmD, BCPS
Matt Timmons, PharmD, BCPS
Rachel Langenderfer, PharmD, BCPS
Ryan Lally, PharmD, BCPS
Evan McDonald, PharmD, BCOP

Contact Us 

Program Director: Brittany NeSmith, PharmD, BCPS
Email Address: brittany_nesmith@bshsi.org
Phone Number: 864-255-1158