PGY-1 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency
The PGY-1 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency is designed to provide the candidate with a solid foundation in pharmacy practice, direct patient care, drug information and policy development, and practice management skills in the pediatric setting.
The clinical pharmacy manager serves as the director of the residency program. Clinical specialists in their perspective practice areas serve as mentors and preceptors to the resident.
The residency program consists of required rotations and elective rotations. Required rotations include:
- Pharmacy Operations
- Drug Information
- Pharmacy Management
- General Pediatrics
- Neonatal Intensive Care
- Pediatric Intensive Care
- Infectious Diseases.
Longitudinal experience includes a year long rotation in a pediatric specialty clinic. Elective rotations will include any pediatric subspecialties.
The resident will function as an active member of various multidisciplinary pediatric teams. Additional experiences include participation in drug utilization evaluations, formulary management, adverse drug events monitoring, multidisciplinary committees, quality improvement projects, staff development, student preceptorship and a required residency research project.
The resident will attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December, CSHP Seminar in October and the Western States Residency Conference in May or June of their residency year. The resident is also encouraged to attend local pharmacy meetings as well.
Stipend and Benefits
- $46,000 per year
- 26 days paid-time-off (which includes holiday, vacation and sick days)
- Hospital Benefits Program: medical, dental, vision, prescription, disability, life insurance, medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts, 403b plans
To apply for the PGY-1 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program, you must:
- Be a graduate of an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Program
- Be eligible for licensure in the state of California.
Selection of the resident is based on evaluation of college transcripts, letters of recommendations and a full day on site interview.
To complete the applications package, the following must be received on or before the first Friday of January:
- Letter of intent
- Curriculum vitae
- College transcripts
- Three letters of recommendation.
Please send all correspondence to:
Allison Jun, Pharm.D.
Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Department of Pharmacy Services
Children’s Hospital of Orange County
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868-3874