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Pharmacy Residency PGY1

Emphasis will be placed on evidence-based medication management, communication, lifelong learning, leadership and patient safety in the unique setting of a children’s hospital (Rotations will be primarily at the Akron campus but with opportunities at the Beeghley campus as well.)

  • Assist with precepting pharmacy students from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
  • Teaching certificate from NEOMED
  • ASHP Accredited (Match# 218213)

  • Academia/Precepting
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Disease
  • Drug Information
  • Emergency Department
  • General Pediatrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Akron)
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The director and preceptors recognize the importance of tailoring the experiences to the resident’s personal career goals.  Potential elective rotations include:

  • Bone Marrow Transport
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (at Medical Office Building of Boardman)

Residents may also choose to repeat a core rotation for additional experience.


Longitudinal Rotations:

  • Medication Safety 
  • NEOMED Teaching Certificate
  • Pharmacy Administration 

Longitudinal Activities:

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support, optional)
  • Pharmacy Department Staffing (every other weekend starting in late July; 4 hr evening coverage two days per month; two holidays, one major and one minor); Required licensure by October 1st, 2019

  • Competitive pay
  • Travel allowance for ASHP Midyear Meeting and Spring Conference for final residency presentation
  • Paid Vacation
  • Family and Sick Leave
  • Healthcare Coverage

Discuss with Human Resources regarding specifics and additional benefits.

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