The Pediatric PGY2 residency at Monroe Carell Jr., Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is designed to build upon a PGY1 foundation of clinical knowledge. Through further experiences in patient-centered care, teaching and leadership, the resident will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and confidence in pediatric pharmaceutical care. This resident can anticipate focus on sharpening their clinical skills in pediatric pharmacy practice while working towards independence, in a particular area if desired, throughout the 12-month residency. After completion, the resident will be prepared for an opportunity to work as a clinical pharmacy specialist. The goals and objectives of this program follow those established by ASHP. Required rotations include: PICU, ID, NICU, oncology, and pediatric medicine with longitudinal experiences in clinical on call, research, practice management and ambulatory care (as part of a weekly clinic). Elective rotations, such as stem cell transplant, emergency medicine, solid organ transplant and other learning experiences will be tailored to the resident's interests. Drug information, pharmacokinetics, informatics, medication safety and research will be emphasized throughout the residency. A teaching certificate program will be offered for interested residents.
Fringe Benefits: Educational leave, learning materials, flexible paid time off, travel and relocation allowance.
*Please note that Jennifer Hale, PharmD, MPA, BCPPS will be conducting interviews at Midyear in PPS for the RPD.*
Special Requirements for Acceptance: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a graduate of an accredited B.S. or Doctor of Pharmacy program and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Tennessee by July 1st. Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency is required.
To Apply for Residency: Interested applicants should submit the following through PhORCAS: Curriculum Vitae, letter of interest to Alison G. Grisso, Pharm.D., three references from pharmacy preceptors/faculty and official pharmacy school transcripts. Final acceptance is dependent on required Vanderbilt University Medical Center online application and background check. This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any resident applicant.
Interested applicants should apply by January 2nd.
About Vanderbilt University Medical Center / Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is dedicated to providing outstanding patient care by optimizing medication use and ensuring patient safety. Our commitment extends to our patients, customers, & community and encompasses service, teaching and research to optimize medication-related outcomes.
Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt's mission of the Department of Pharmacy is to promote and provide safe and effective medication therapy for all pediatric patients. Our team is committed to providing the highest quality of care for all pediatric patients.