Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Primary Children's Hospital (PCH) was founded on the philosophy of "the child first and always". PCH is the pediatric referral center for five states in the Intermountain West, the largest geographical service area of any children's hospital in the United States. It is a 350-bed facility associated with the University of Utah School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, enabling patients and staff to benefit from the research and clinical expertise of its faculty. It is owned by Intermountain Health Care, a non-profit health care organization serving the health care needs of the children of Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and Nevada residents.
The PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program at Primary Children's Hospital prepares its graduates to immediately become an integral member of the healthcare team caring for children as the medication therapy expert. Following successful completion of the program, trainees will be qualified to pursue pediatric clinical pharmacist or clinical faculty positions as well as preparing them to obtain board certification in pediatric pharmacotherapy. Rotations options at Primary Children’s Hospital include: Ambulatory Care (Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, Solid Organ Transplant, or Hem/Onc clinic), Behavioral Medicine (Pediatric Psychiatry), Emergency Medicine, General Medicine (Peds), Pediatric Immunocompromised Service (Hem/Onc/BMT), Investigational Drug Service, Medication Safety, New Born ICU (NBICU), Nutrition Support, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant, Practice Management. Elective rotations at other Intermountain Healthcare hospitals and the Utah Poison Control Center include a wide range of ambulatory care, acute, and critical care settings.
Currently, there is one available PGY2 residency position offered at PCH.
Candidates must graduate from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program with a doctor of pharmacy degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Candidates must be eligible for Utah licensure.
Internal Number: PGY2PEDS
About Primary Children's Hospital
Intermountain Healthcare is a charitable, nonprofit, community-owned healthcare organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah that serves the health needs of Utah and Idaho residents. The Intermountain system includes 22 hospitals as well as clinics, home health agencies, women’s centers, drug dependency units, affiliated physicians and health insurance plans. For more information please visit our website.