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Pharmacy Residency Program

doctor with parent and daughterChildren’s Hospital & Medical Center offers a single Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy practice residency position. The PGY1 residency program has received American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation. The purpose of the program is to build on your Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

The Pharmacy residency at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is a unique practice experience in a stand-alone pediatric hospital. The resident will rotate through various practice settings, assuming responsibility for all aspects of patient drug therapy, including: medication-use assessment and monitoring; pharmacokinetic consulting; conducting patient interviews and patient medication counseling; advising physicians and nurses on appropriate medication use; attending rounds and providing lectures on drug therapy to medical and nursing staff. In addition, the resident will be provided opportunities to serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students, participate in didactic lectures and provide formal presentations to other health care providers.

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