PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy

Pharmacy at Ascension Sacred Heart Medical Group

Ascension Sacred Heart Medical group is the outpatient division of Ascension Sacred Heart Health System.  Ascension Sacred Heart medical group includes approximately 100 primary care providers and cares for around 130,000 patient lives annually. Geographically, clinic offices span from just over the Alabama border on the Western to Port St. Joe on the Eastern side of the Florida panhandle with the central office located in Pensacola. Along with primary and urgent care services the medical group employees multiple specialties with continuous plans for further growth and development.  

Learning Opportunities

Areas of  specialties include but are not limited to mens and womens health, endocrinology with a special focus on diabetes mellitus and weight loss, cardiology with special focus in congestive heart failure, pediatrics, infectious diseases, transplant and special populations including geriatric population with additional training in medication therapy management.

Required Experiences: 

  • Orientation (one month in duration) 

Longitudinal (approximately 10 months in duration) 

  • Family Medicine/Primary Care
  • Infectious Disease 
  • Geriatrics
  • Endocrinology
  • Research 
  • Cardiology 
  • Administrative 
  • Precepting 

Elective Experiences (one month in duration) 

  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Outpatient Infusion
  • Solid Organ Transplant 


The greater Pensacola area is famous for its natural beauty and historic culture - yet it never stops accommodating the latest attractions and events. From the hustle of Uptown area to the brick paved sidewalks of Downtown to miles and miles of shorline, museums, outdoor activities, fine dining, festivals, concerts, professional sports teams and award-winning sugar-white beaches are only some of what Pensacola has in store!


This PGY2 program offers a unique learning environment and experiences as well as a competitive benefits package and annual CME allowance.
Annual stipend of  $52,500
Full dental, health and vision coverage available
12 days of paid time off
Personal Laptop
Paid attendance for one national and one regional conference


Joseph W. Glovacz Jr., PharmD, BCACP

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency
Program Director

Joseph earned his Bachelor's in Chemistry from the University of South Alabama in 2007 and Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2011 from Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy.  He subsequently completed a 1-year ambulatory care focused, pharmacy practice residency at the Veterans Administration (VA) Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System Joint Ambulatory Care Center (JACC).  Joseph co-founded the Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy program at Ascension Sacred Heart in 2017. Prior to joining Sacred Heart, he worked full time at the VA Gulf Coast JACC embedded within primary care and serving as a physician extender autonomously managing multiple chronic disease states including diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, anticoagulation, and chronic pain. Joseph is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) whose practice philosophy is that while medications are often necessary, the primary treatment of any chronic disease begins with diet and lifestyle. 

Phone: (850) 416-9057

Madison Gilbert, PharmD

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency
Program Preceptor

Madison graduated from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy with her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree and a Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Sciences.  She subsequently completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola, FL. Madison's special interests lie in cardiology, diabetes and obesity medicine, along with overall disease prevention through diet and lifestyle and she is a strong advocate on providing evidence-based and patient-centered care to promote optimal health outcomes. Since completing her PGY2 Residency Madison is actively working towards her board certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and her Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist credential.  Outside of her pharmacy career, Madison loves cooking and exploring the local restaurants with her husband, spending time with her friends and family, and going to the Palafox Market and dog beach with their greyhounds Kida and Milo. 

Phone: (850) 416-9057

Current Resident: 
Amanda Sweat, PharmD

Amanda is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. She is originally from Palm City, FL and completed a bachelor's degree in Family and Child Sciences at Florida State University and her pre-pharmacy requirements at Georgia Southern University in Savannah, GA.  She then completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at USA Health University Hospital in Mobile, AL. Within her PGY2 Residency, Amanda is also a member of the Ambulatory Care Expert Review Panel (ERP) and Antimicrobial Stewardship Committees. Upon the completion of her PGY2, Amanda plans to become board certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and earn her Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist credential.  Outside of her pharmacy career, Amanda loves traveling, trying new experiences and foods, playing golf and tennis with her husband, and snuggling with her two cats, Natterpuss and Ragnar. 

Phone: (850) 416-9057

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