The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) PGY2 Pediatric Residency is a twelve-month program designed to provide advanced training and education, beyond the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, in pediatric pharmacy practice. The program provides experiences in general pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, hematology/oncology, stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy, emergency medicine, child and adolescent psychiatry, infectious diseases, ambulatory clinics, and other subspecialty pediatric populations.
VCUHS is an academic medical center located in Richmond, Virginia. The Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCUHS is a level 1 pediatric trauma center, level 4 neonatal care center, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited CF care center, American Diabetes Association-designated diabetes education program, and a Children’s Oncology Group site. VCUHS is the primary teaching site for the Virginia Commonwealth University Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Allied Health.
Applicants must be Doctor of Pharmacy graduates from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy; have completed an accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency; be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in Virginia; and possess requisite patient care training or experience. The successful applicant must possess exceptional knowledge, clinical problem solving, communication skills, and leadership qualities.