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Postgraduate Year Two Pediatric Pharmacy Residency

NYU Langone Health offers a postgraduate year two (PGY-2) Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program. The one-year residency includes training at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital—34th Street and Fink Children’s Ambulatory Care Center.

As a resident in our Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, you receive a comprehensive training experience in order to develop clinical expertise in pediatric and neonatal pharmacotherapy. The primary emphasis of the program is to develop clinicians with expertise in the care of pediatric patients.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Information Session

For those wishing to learn more about our PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, we will be hosting a virtual information session on Wednesday, December 14, from 4:00PM to 5:00PM. Members of the pediatric clinical pharmacy team and our current PGY-2 resident will provide a brief overview of the program and be available to answer any questions you may have regarding rotations, longitudinal experiences, teaching opportunities, and residency life.

Register for our information session now. Detail regarding the WebEx session will be emailed to each registrant at a later date. For registration issues or questions regarding this session, please contact Francis Andrew De Los Reyes at francisandrew.delosreyes@nyulangone.org. We look forward to meeting you and sharing what our program has to offer.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Curriculum

The PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency curriculum consists of the following requirements, including core rotations.

Orientation: 4 weeks
General Pediatrics I: 4 weeks
Neonatal Intensive Care: 4 weeks
Pediatric Intensive Care I: 4 weeks
Pediatric Intensive Care II/Pediatric Emergency Medicine: 4 weeks
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care: 4 weeks
Pediatric Infectious Diseases: 4 weeks
Pediatric Hematology–Oncology: 4 weeks
Research: 4 weeks
Pediatric Pharmacy Administration and Medication Safety: 4 weeks
Elective Rotations: 8 weeks

Elective Rotations

Residents may choose from the following rotations: Pediatric Palliative Care, Neonatal Intensive Care II, Pediatric Infectious Diseases II, and Pediatric Hematology–Oncology II.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Research Requirements

As a requirement of the residency program, residents must complete a scholarly research project in pediatric care. We encourage you to choose a topic of interest that contributes to the advancement of pediatric pharmacotherapy.

You also participate in the continuing education efforts of our program.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Longitudinal Experiences

Your longitudinal responsibilities include the following:

  • a required scholarly research project, with results presented at the Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA) Annual Meeting
  • a pediatric cystic fibrosis clinic
  • pediatric medication safety and informatics
  • pediatric operations and administration
  • clinical weekend on-call on rotating weekends
  • pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
  • pediatric Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

You interact in clinical rotations with residents in the PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Tisch Hospital and PharmD students from other institutions including the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University and the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University. You also participate in pediatric resuscitation response, medication use evaluations, and drug monograph reviews, and have the opportunity to develop teaching skills by providing in-service presentations.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Stipend and Benefits

Residents receive a stipend of $60,000, as well as comprehensive health insurance, 14 vacation days, and 7 professional conference days.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to our Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program must possess a PharmD degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)–accredited college or school of pharmacy. You must also have completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York state.

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Application Process

We offer two PGY-2 positions per year. Applicants must submit their application through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and participate in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Resident Matching Program. The resident matching program code is 620361.

Applicants must submit the following application materials through PhORCAS by January 5, 2023:

  • all official college transcripts
  • your CV
  • three references submitted using the reference form in PhORCAS
  • a letter of intent that describes your goals and interests, motivation for completing a PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, and why you want to be a part of NYU Langone

An interview is required and will include a patient case presentation.

The start date for the program is July 1.