University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute tot he development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of disease states and conditions. Graduating PGY1 residents are prepared for board certification and are eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Training focuses on developing the resident's knowledge base and treatment strategies involving a rang of diseases and disorders that occur in pediatric patients.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency is a one-year commitment designed to provide post-graduate practical experience in the provision of pharmaceutical care to pediatric patients. Through these experiences, the resident is provided the opportunity to develop as a pediatric and general practitioner. Our goal is to train each resident to be a competent and confident provider of comprehensive pharmaceutical care for a variety of pediatric conditions. Residents will demonstrate the ability to manage patient care and achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes. Residents will be accountable for providing education to other health care professionals and patients through a multitude of educational opportunities. Throughout the residency experience, each resident will develop individual and professional skills that result in a highly marketable clinical practitioner.
Graduates of accredited Colleges of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and eligible for licensure in the state of Ohio may submit the following materials via PhORCAS to the program director for consideration for residency program admission: • Letter of intent • Curriculum vitae • Three letters of reference • Official college transcripts
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About University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
University Hospitals is a 1032-bed tertiary medical center located in northeast Ohio and is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. Included in UH are University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation's highest designation); and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women.More than 24,000 physicians and employees constitute University Hospitals and its partnership hospitals, ranking it Northeast Ohio’s second largest private sector employer. UH performs more than 4.5 million outpatient procedures and nearly 63,000 inpatient discharges annually.