Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. To ensure families have convenient access to our pediatric care, we have 2 hospitals in northeast Ohio and more than 60 urgent, primary and specialty care locations. We also partner with other health systems to bring our neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals coming to a total of 449 inpatient beds providing care to residents throughout Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Founded in 1890, Akron Children's Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of children through outstanding quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and research. Akron Children’s hospital leads the way to healthier futures for children with more than a million patient visits a year.Composed of two primary campuses, Akron and Mahoning Valley (Boardman), with additional sites at Cleveland Clinic - Akron General, Aultman, St. Elizabeth’s (Boardman), St. Joseph’s (Warren), Summa Akron City, and Wooster.
Akron Children's Hospital is committed to remaining an independent, community-governed organization because we believe that this enables us to best achieve our mission and vision and preserve our unique culture. Akron Children's Hospital will be an innovative leader in improving child health and providing high-quality care. Akron Children’s Hospital promises: 1. To treat every child as we would our own.; 2. To treat others as they want to be treated.; and 3. To turn no child away for any reason.
Akron Children's has earned Best Children's Hospitals rankings by US News & World Report for 2019-2020 in neonatology, pediatric gastroenterology/GI surgery, pediatric neurology/neurosurgery, pediatric orthopedics, pediatric pulmonology/lung surgery, and pediatric urology.
The pharmacy practice residency is designed to provide experiences leading to focused knowledge and practice skill in the pharmacotherapeutic care of pediatric patients. Required rotations include Academia/Precepting, Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Disease, Drug Information/Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Medication Safety, NICU, PICU, and Pharmacy Administration. Residents complete the NEOMD Teaching Certificate program, a research project, and quality improvement projects. Residents who successfully complete this program are well prepared for specialized residencies, fellowships, or other career opportunities.
Requirements for application include a Pharm.D. from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy or equivalent experience and Ohio licensure by October 1st, 2020.
About Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. And to ensure families have convenient access to our pediatric care, we have 2 hospitals in northeast Ohio and more than 60 urgent, primary and specialty care locations. We also partner with other health systems to bring our neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals.
With more than a million patient visits a year, we’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children through quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and medical discovery since 1890.