Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health offers a one-year PGY2 Pediatric Residency. This PGY2 residency provides rotation experience opportunities at Riley Hospital for Children with sixteen different pediatric clinical pharmacists serving as specialty preceptors in this program. The resident will gain knowledge in pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, drug utilization, and pathophysiology while improving their problem solving skills and expertise in caring for infants, children, and adolescents. Rotations include 3 months from intensive care core rotations, 2 months from general pediatric core rotations, and 6 elective months based on the resident’s areas of interest. Specialized pediatric experience can be gained through rotations in the burn unit, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, gastroenterology, general surgery, general pediatrics, hematology/oncology, HIV, infant development, infectious diseases, neonatal intensive care, nephrology, neurology, nutritional support, pediatric critical care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pulmonary, solid organ transplant, stem cell transplant, emergency department, pediatric pulmonary ambulatory care, and hematology/oncology ambulatory care. Opportunities to participate in both didactic and experiential education of Doctor of Pharmacy students as well as participation in the training of PGY1 Pharmacy Residents are available. Completion of a major residency project is expected.
Indiana University Health has an inpatient base of over 1,110 patients. Riley Hospital is a freestanding pediatric teaching hospital and is the primary pediatric referral hospital for the State of Indiana. Both serve as teaching sites for Butler and Purdue Universities Colleges of Pharmacy as well as Indiana University School of Medicine.
Riley Hospital for Children: 300 inpatient pediatric beds including: PICU-36;
NICU-60; Burn unit-12; Heart center ICU-12, Step-down-24 Hematology/Oncology-19, Stem Cell Transplant-12, General Pediatric and additional specialty beds-120
The qualified applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and must be eligible for Indiana licensure. Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is required. Deadline for application: December 31, 2019
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