A 404-bed tertiary care center located in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area of Boston. Serving as a comprehensive care center for pediatric health care, it records approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions and greater than 557,000 visits to the outpatient clinics annually. In addition to providing care to general medicine patients, the hospital also contains a neonatal ICU, multidisciplinary ICU, cardiac ICU, and a bone marrow transplant unit. The hospital is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School as well as a major pediatric center for NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Furthermore, the world's largest pediatric research facility is located at Boston Children's Hospital within the John F. Enders Pediatric Research Laboratories.
The department of pharmacy consists of eight satellite pharmacies. The department has over 200 employees who provide services 24 hours a day. Annually, more than 350,000 medication orders are processed and more than 3.3 million doses are dispensed. Clinical services are provided in the areas of general pediatrics, neonatology, cardiology, oncology, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, parenteral nutrition, infectious diseases, solid organ transplant, surgical programs, pulmonary/cystic fibrosis and emergency services.
BCH PGY2 residency program’s purpose is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy resident programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in advanced or specialized pediatric practice. Our program provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners through conceptualizing, integrating and transforming accumulated experience designed to develop pharmacists with expertise in pediatric pharmacotherapy. Our residents are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification.
About Boston Children's Hospital
At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Pharmacy Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.