Phoenix Children’s offers a challenging yet flexible program where motivated residents ensure the application of safe and effective, evidence-based medicine practices to pediatric patients. Required learning experiences include General Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Cardiovascular Intensive Care, Hematology/ Oncology, Solid Organ Transplantation, Emergency Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Elective learning experience opportunities include Advanced Cardiovascular ICU, Advanced Pediatric ICU, Bone Marrow Transplant, Investigational Drug Services, and General Pediatrics with Precepting. Longitudinal learning experiences include Drug Information, Pharmacy Systems, Hospital Administration, Ambulatory Medicine, Residency Research/Quality Improvement Projects, and Teaching and Academia. Required and elective learning experiences are four weeks in duration. The goal of the residency is to develop future leaders in pediatric pharmacy practice.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy is required. Eligibility for Arizona licensure is required. Completed application, curriculum vitae, college transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, a letter of intent, and onsite interview. This residency participates in PhORCAS.
About Phoenix Children's Hospital PGY1 Residency Program
The pharmacy team consists of 100-plus professionals, comprised of clinical staff pharmacists, clinical pharmacy specialists, certified pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy student interns. Our department provides 24/7 coverage for the Main Campus. Additional services include ambulatory clinics and a Hemophilia Treatment Center.
Pharmacy residents participate in multidisciplinary rounds and work alongside medical residents, fellows, NPs, and attendings to provide therapeutic recommendations and improve patient outcomes. The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.