Nicklaus Children’s Health System is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. We aspire to be trusted partners to children and their families, not only in times of illness but throughout their life journey.
The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency 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.
The following are the minimum requirements:
Graduates or candidates for graduation of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Florida.
Registered with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and must adhere to the rules of the Match.
About Nicklaus Children's Hospital
The purpose of the PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital is to train highly motivated pharmacists, increase professional development, clinical involvement, and develop independent problem-solving skills in the pharmacotherapy specific to the pediatric population. The resident will be exposed to pediatric patients cared for by 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 teach 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.