PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

The ASHP Accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Children’s Medical Center is a one year program designed to provide a comprehensive experience in a variety of pediatric pharmacy practice settings.  The program is customized to meet learning experience requirements for the development of well-rounded residency graduates.  The goals and objectives of the program are achieved through core, elective and longitudinal learning experiences.  In addition, the resident will identify, develop and complete an original research project suitable for publication. 

Educational Outcomes

  • Manage and improve the medication-use process
  • Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams
  • Exercise leadership and practice management skills
  • Demonstrate project management skills
  • Provide medication and practice-related education/training
  • Utilize medical informatics
  • Conduct primary practice research

Core Learning Experiences

  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Emergency Care
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Ambulatory Care (longitudinal)
  • Practice Management               

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Transplant
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrine
  • Pulmonology

Staffing

The staffing commitment will be an average of every third weekend on any shift or combination of hours and may consist of any practice area within the department, including ambulatory.  Holiday staffing will include one major (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day) and one minor (Labor Day, Memorial Day) holidays.

Application

 For successful application, submit the following requirements via PhORCAS:

  • One-page letter of intent with career goals and reasons for pursing residency at Children’s Medical Center Dallas
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcript from your ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy
  • Three letters of recommendation

Application materials must be received in PhORCAS by January 1, 2013. Applicants will then be contacted to complete a Children’s employment application.

A pre-employment screening process will follow the receipt of your application and will include a criminal background check, verification of prior employment, drug screen, physical, and evidence of authorization to work in the United States.

Contact

Jordan Whitehill, Pharm.D., BCPS
PGY1 Residency Director
Children’s Medical Center Dallas
Mail Stop DL.03
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, Texas 75235
214-456-5744
jordan.whitehill@childrens.com