Located in scenic New England, Yale New Haven Hospital is spread out on 2 campuses within walking distance of each other. The Pharmacy Department that serves both campuses is progressive, providing decentralized clinical services, automation, USP 797 sterile preparation, and support to numerous ambulatory clinics and a 125-bed skilled nursing facility.
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a tertiary care hospital in the Yale-New Haven Health System. YNHH centers of excellence include oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, cardiology, and women's health. YNHH serves as the primary teaching site for Yale University Schools of Medicine and Nursing. New Haven is located on the shoreline of Connecticut (Long Island Sound), a two hour drive from New York City and Boston.
The PGY2 specialty pediatric residency consists of a series of learning experiences that span a 52 week period. Specific learning experiences and goals will be accomplished in distinct blocks of time, while others will occur longitudinally throughout the duration of the residency. The residency program will be generally structured as follows:
Orientation / Training
Residency Learning Experiences
Attendance at conference(s)
2 weeks (not a continuous block)
1 week (not a continuous block)
Required Rotational Experiences
2. General Pediatric Medicine
4. Pediatric Infectious Diseases
5. Medication Safety/Administration
6. Neonatal ICU
7. Clinical Nutrition
8. Pediatric ICU
9. Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant
10. (Longitudinal January-June)
Elective Rotation Experiences (14 weeks)
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Other/Repeat (with Residency Director approval)
Longitudinal Requirements and Experiences:
Complete a minimum of one major project that will be presented (poster and platform presentation formats) at one or two regional or national conferences (e.g. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, SCCM, PPAG, ESRC, etc.).
Prepare a minimum of one manuscript relating to a major residency project (including two drafts with preceptor feedback). The final (third) version should be in a format suitable for publication.
Medication Safety/Administrative Responsibilities
Assessment and resolution of medication use variances and adverse drug reactions reported throughout Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital (in the form of RL Solutions). Attend Morning Safety Report (MSR) and unit-specific meetings to report resolution of medication-related events as appropriate.
Coordination of the Caregiver Vaccination Clinic.
Complete a minimum of one medication use evaluation.
Complete a minimum of one drug monograph or formulary class review for presentation at a Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meeting and select subcommittees as required
Pharmacotherapy and pediatric board certification study groups (optional)
PALS certification (to be completed during the Pediatric Emergency Medicine rotation)
Clinical case conference (CCC) presentations (two)
Continuing education presentation (one)
University level didactic pharmacology lectures for students in healthcare professions (two)
Co-precept PharmD students and PGY1 pharmacy residents
Department communications in the form of memorandums and weekly bulletin submissions
Journal club presentations (three)
Patient case presentations (three)
Nursing and physician in-services (two each)
Teaching certificate program (optional, if not completed during PGY1 residency year)
Staffing and Non-Formulary Responsibilities*
Staff in the pediatric pharmacy satellite every fourth weekend in addition to one or two evening shifts per four week schedule.
On call non-formulary pager coverage (schedule to be determined).
Assist drug information services with triaged pediatric non-formulary medication requests.
* Any shift may be filled at discretion of Residency Program Director
The learning experiences will include a series of learning activities designed to expose the resident to many facets of pharmacy practice with guidance from the preceptor. An individual resident plan and calendar will be developed for each resident. This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.
Successful completion of PGYI residency, eligible for CT licensure, CV, academic transcripts, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation.
About Yale New Haven Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1540-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals. Yale New Haven Hospital includes the York Street Campus, Saint Raphael Campus, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.
Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 3,600 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. As the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), we have supervised physician residents and fellows supporting our medical staff by providing around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care.
Yale New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research. The National Institutes of Health has recognized many of our medical care and res...earch units for excellence, including our Cancer Prevention Research Unit, Cancer Information Service Center, Comprehensive Cancer Service, Digestive Disease Research Center, Child Health Research Center, Children's and Adults' Clinical Research Centers, and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.
Pharmacy Services Mission Statement: The mission of the Department of Pharmacy is to provide high value, patient-centered care. We will promote best practices that drive safe, effective, and timely medication therapy through all transitions of care. We will cultivate collaboration, innovation, education and career growth through employee engagement and practice advancement initiatives.
Through participation in diverse learning experiences, a pharmacist completing this program shall gain the skills and attributes necessary to positively affect patient outcomes in a variety of settings, to participate in the multidisciplinary provision of healthcare across the continuum, and to effectively manage their individual professional practice. The resident will synthesize knowledge and experience in the formulation of patient-specific, cost-effective pharmacotherapeutic plans. The resident will demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills in education of peers, other healthcare professionals, patients and members of the community about drug and health related topics. The resident will exhibit leadership, prioritization skills, and problem solving ability in their daily practice and will demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning. The resident will gain the tools necessary to adapt their practice in response to a continually changing healthcare environment. Residents will be active participants in departmental planning, budgetary preparation, resource management, quality improvement processes, medication use evaluation, and new program development.
Yale New Haven Hospital has a PGY1 and 10 PGY2 Residency programs.