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Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1)

The pharmacy practice residency is designed to build upon an educational foundation of clinical knowledge. Through experiences in patient centered care, pharmacy operations, and leadership, the resident will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and confidence in pharmaceutical care. This resident can anticipate focus on developing a solid foundation in pharmacy practice while working towards independence using basic fundamental clinical skills throughout the 12-month residency. After completion, the resident will be prepared for an opportunity to work as a clinical pharmacy practitioner or seek additional specialized training. The goals and objectives of this program follow those established by ASHP for PGY1 residencies. 

Required Rotations
Practice Management
Ambulatory Care (longitudinal)
Pediatric Medicine (2 months)
Pediatric Critical Care (2 months) 
Neonatal Intensive Care (1 month) 
Oncology (1 month) 
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (1 month) 

Elective Rotations

Pediatric Infectious Disease
Stem Cell Transplantation
Teaching Certificate

Fringe Benefits
Educational leave, learning materials, flexible paid time-off, travel and relocation allowance.

Special Requirements For Acceptance
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a graduate of a Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited program, and eligible for licensure in TN by July 31st. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Apply for Residency
Complete application using PhORCAS and submit by the early January deadline. Indicate in an accompanying letter when you are able to come to Nashville for a personal interview. Three letters of reference from Pharmacy faculty or supervisory pharmacists are required. Official university or school transcripts are also required (please provide both pre-pharmacy/undergraduate and pharmacy school transcripts.)  Final acceptance is dependent on required background check.

Contact Information
Alison Grisso,  PharmD   
Residency Program Director
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Department of Pharmacy
2200 Children's Way, Rm 4508
Nashville, TN 37232

Phone:  (615) 936-4553  |   Fax:  (615) 936-4558

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Last Edited: August 26, 2015
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