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Pediatric Pharmacy Residency (PGY2)

The Pediatric Specialty residency is designed to build upon a PGY1 foundation of clinical knowledge. Through further experiences in patient-centered care, teaching and leadership, the resident will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and confidence in pediatric pharmaceutical care. This resident can anticipate focus on sharpening their clinical skills in pediatric pharmacy practice while working towards independence, in a particular area if desired, throughout the 12-month residency.

After completion, the resident will be prepared for an opportunity to work as a clinical pharmacy specialist. The goals and objectives of this program follow those established by ASHP for PGY2 residencies.

Required Rotations 

Practice Management (longitudinal)
Ambulatory Care (longitudinal)
Pediatric Medicine (2 months)
Pediatric Intensive Care 
Neonatal Intensive Care

Elective Rotations

Pediatric Infectious Disease
Stem Cell Transplant
Teaching Month
Teaching Certificate (if interested)

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 program, and be a licensed pharmacist, with reciprocation to Tennessee. Completion of Pharmacy Practice Residency is required. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply for residency

Complete application using PhORCAS and submit by the early January deadline. Indicate in an accompanying letter when you would be 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, Pharm.D
Residency Program Director
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Department of Pharmacy
2200 Children's Way,  Room 4508
Nashville, TN 37232
Phone: (615) 936-4553
Fax: (615) 936-4558

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Last Edited: June 15, 2016
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