Welcome to the Pharmacy Residency Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. We currently offer two PGY-1 positions and are proud to announce that we are accepting applications for one PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency position!  The purpose of the residency is to train highly motivated pharmacists, increase professional development, clinical involvement, and develop independent problem-solving skills in pharmacotherapy specific to the pediatric population. The resident will be exposed to pediatric patients cared for by the cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, oncology, orthopedics, pediatric surgery, pediatric and neonatal critical care medicine, and general pediatrics services. Graduates also acquire experience in research focused in pediatric care and are expected to develop the ability to educate patients, caregivers, and other health professionals. The program is designed to provide residents with the fundamental and specialized skills necessary for contemporary health-system pharmacy practice.

Curriculum

The Pharmacy Residency Program is designed to provide candidates with a solid foundation in pharmacy practice, direct patient care, drug information, and practice management skills in a pediatric setting. The resident will function as an active member of various multidisciplinary teams where exposure to diverse clinical experiences will be gained through pediatric-focused clinical and administrative rotations. In addition, the resident is expected to complete or participate in various projects such as Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee drug monograph preparation and presentation, a research project suitable for publication, drug utilization reviews, journal club participations, and other presentations that may include continuing education symposium.

Required Learning Experiences

Orientation
General Pediatrics
Critical Care
Cardiology
Neonatology
Hematology/Oncology
Infectious Diseases
Administration

Longitudinal Learning Experiences

Project
Antibiotic Stewardship
Staffing/Service
Medication Safety

Elective Learning Experiences

Neurology
Informatics
Investigational Drug Service
Bone Marrow Transplantation

How to Apply

Prerequisites

Eligible candidates will have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy. All residents must be eligible for pharmacist licensure in Florida.

Application Process

Applicants must submit all the standard application requirements via PhORCAS by January 3th. An on-site interview is required.

Duration: 12 months
No. of Positions: 2
Starting Date: July 1st
Estimated Stipend: $50,000
Benefits: Health insurance, sick leave, discount meals, professional travel reimbursement
Training Site Type: Hospital
Model Type(s): Teaching, Non-Profit
Total Beds: 309
Number of Patient Care Centers: 8

Our Staff

  • Rebeca Calderon, PharmD
  • Giselle Carrero, Pharm D, BCOP
  • Daniel DeArazoza, PharmD
  • Tianyun Gao, PharmD, BCPS
  • Helen Lee, PharmD, BCPS
  • David Mancuso, PharmD
  • Gabriella Philipson, PharmD, BCPPS
  • Ileana Sotto, PharmD, BCOP
  • Nicole Tomas, PharmD, BCPPS
  • Marry Vuong, PharmD