The Rush University Children’s Hospital (RUCH) is comprised of 110-licensed beds with many pediatric services including an 18-bed PICU, a 60-bed Level III NICU, and a 20-bed General Pediatric unit. RUCH has a Fetal & Neonatal Medicine Center for congenital abnormalities, an Infant Cardiac Program performing about 80 cardiovascular surgeries yearly, a state of the art Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, and is recognized as a center for excellence in pediatric ECMO and antimicrobial stewardship
This specialty residency will allow residents to practice in multiple pediatric subspecialties, enhance critical thinking skills, conduct practice based research, and lead practice based quality initiatives. The resident will participate in an in-house clinical pharmacy on-call program, staffing in the pediatric pharmacy satellite, a resident research project, grand rounds (CE presentation), MUE, and committee involvement. Completion of a teaching certificate and research certificate program is available to residents.
This residency is currently in candidate status, with it's first resident currently in the program. We will be having an accreditation visit from ASHP in the spring of 2020.
PharmD from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy, completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency, Phorcas application, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendations, academic transcripts, and eligibility for Illinois pharmacist licensure.
About Rush University Medical Center
Rush is a not-for-profit academic medical center that encompasses a 676-bed hospital serving adults and children, including the Johnston R Bowman Health Center, which provides medical and rehabilitative care to older adults and people with short- and long-term disabilities, as well as our new outpatient cancer center. Our patient care tower has a state of the art emergency room which opened in January of 2012. The hospital’s Department of Pharmacy has advanced technology including CPOE, smart pumps, IV robot, and remote verification technology. The Pharmacy Department is fully committed to teaching and research in its affiliation with several nearby colleges of pharmacy.