There are two tracks offered: A PGY1-general track and a PGY1-pediatric track. Graduation requirements are similar. The PGY1 general track learning experiences are predominantly in the adult community hospital. the PGY1-pediatric track learning experiences are predominantly in the pediatric teaching hospital. If invited to interview after the applicant applies to the residency, the applicant will only be invited to interview for one track.
The core experiences of the program consist of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Critical Care (either Medical/Surgical or Neurology), Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Drug Information. The pediatric rotation may be any pediatric rotation depending on availability and the resident’s career goals. Some elective choices may be deemed too narrow in focus (i.e. infectious disease, nutrition) and will not satisfy this requirement. In addition, the resident is required to participate in an Administrative, Medication Safety/Administration, Education, Research, Pharmacy Service and Ambulatory Care longitudinal experiences. Elective experiences include critical care (either Medical/Surgical or Neurology), emergency medicine, toxicology, adult oncology (inpatient and/or outpatient), adult infectious disease, medication safety and investigational drug research. Residents may elect to repeat any of the experiences listed above or take a pediatric experience. Learning experiences may be repeated up to two times. Repeat experiences are expected to build on the knowledge and skills obtained in the first experience. In addition new experiences may be explored to provide the resident experience in a wide-range of conditions. More complete descriptions of each learning experience can be found in the comprehensive manual given during orientation.
PGY1 with an emphasis in pediatrics
The core experiences of the program consist of General Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Psychiatry, Adult Internal Medicine and Drug Information. In addition the resident is required to participate in the following longitudinal experiences: Administration, Medication Safety/Administration, Education, Research and Pharmacy Service (staffing). Elective experiences include Pediatric Nutrition Support, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Toxicology, Medication Safety and Investigational Drug Research. Residents may elect to repeat any of the experiences listed above or take any of the PGY1 experiences. Learning experiences may be repeated up to two times. Repeat experiences are expected to build on the knowledge and skills obtained in the first experience. In addition new experiences may be explored to provide the resident experience in a wide-range of conditions. More complete descriptions of each learning experience can be found in the comprehensive manual given during orientation.
Throughout the program, the resident will have practice responsibilities, be assigned to departmental and interdepartmental committees, and be involved with departmental activities. The resident will function as an integral part of the department's and institution's patient care services. The resident is also responsible for constant self-evaluation. The resident should continually prepare and motivate themselves through self learning so that the resident may fully benefit from the residency.
Applicants must possess the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an ACPE accredited program, or a program pursuing ACPE accreditation. Applicants should be eligible for license in the state of Florida.
About Baptist Health
Baptist Health is nationally recognized for the use of clinical information technology to improve quality, safety and timeliness of patient care. All five hospitals are fully digital and our entire system is on the leading edge of creating a private integrated health information network allowing for coordination of care across the entire continuum.
Our comprehensive circle of care includes five Magnet-designated hospitals and more than 60 primary care and specialty physician offices, as well as home health care, rehabilitation services, behavioral health, Spiritual Care, occupational health and urgent care.
Home to Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, our new cancer center provides a single destination for everything cancer patient and their families need. Our dedicated team of more than 250 people includes highly trained oncology specialists backed by the proven protocols and world-renowned expertise of MD Anderson Cancer Center, as well as the full resources of Baptist Health, which is northeast Florida's most comprehensive and preferred health system.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital is part of Baptist Health multi-hospital system and adjacent to Bapti...st Medical Center Jacksonville. Wolfson Children's Hospital is one of the nation's top children's hospitals. Founded in 1955, Wolfson Children's Hospital is a 180-bed regional referral hospital serving children and is the only children's hospital in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. In addition to having comprehensive state-of-the-art clinical facilities, Wolfson Children's Hospital has extensive partnerships with primary care physicians and pediatric sub-specialists in Jacksonville at Nemours Children's Clinic, the University of Florida and Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. Wolfson Children's Hospital is a primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Allied Health. Nemours Children's Specialty Care also plays an integral role in the education of young professionals, allowing the opportunity to be involved with a diverse patient mix and nationally renowned faculty.
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville, a 444-bed tertiary hospital that is the flagship of Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Florida, is centrally located on the south bank of the St. Johns River. Serving a region that is expanding both geographically and economically, Baptist Jacksonville provides a comprehensive range of services, including: cardiology and cardiovascular care through Baptist Heart Hospital; oncology; women’s health services, including obstetrics, gynecology and a Women’s Health Center; and Behavioral Health. Other major services include: emergency care (including Life Flight's air ambulance, the adult emergency center, the children’s emergency center and hyperbaric medicine), critical care, bloodless medicine and surgery, pulmonary services, a sleep disorders center, pastoral care, radiology and rehabilitation. The downtown campus is home to Wolfson Children's Hospital, the area's only children's hospital; and adjacent to the downtown campus is Nemours a premier pediatric research clinic.