The PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa's only nationally ranked children's hospital, provides residents with the opportunity to achieve their professional goals of becoming a pediatric clinical pharmacist. The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital has been meeting the healthcare needs of children and families since 1919. The new UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, located adjacent to the main hospital, opened February 2017. The new hospital has more than 200 pediatric beds and offers more than 40 pediatric specialties.
Core rotation experiences include general pediatrics, pediatric hematology/oncology/BMT, neonatal intensive care, and pediatric intensive care. Elective rotations include opportunities in pediatric cardiology, emergency medicine, endocrine, infectious disease, nephrology, newborn nursery, palliative care, psychiatry, and clinical management. The resident will also provide ambulatory clinical services in the Pediatric Specialty Clinic. A variety of teaching opportunities exist including preceptorship of pharmacy students, adjunct faculty position at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, and participation in a teaching certificate program. Completion of a formal clinical research project, a medication use evaluation, and a staffing component are also required.
Current benefits include: medical/dental insurance, professional leave and travel allowance to attend national and regional meetings, access to the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy preceptor resources, nine paid holidays, and ten paid vacation days.
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 health system pharmacy residency.
Graduation from an ACPE Accredited School of Pharmacy.
Current or eligible for Iowa Pharmacist licensure.
Application materials to be submitted via the PhORCAS application system.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is an internationally recognized teaching hospital that provides premier multidisciplinary patient care services while supporting an environment for health education programs at all levels and in all specialties. UIHC is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center. An approxi...mately 700-bed comprehensive medical center and regional referral center, University of Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing patient focused care that is available to every person, around the clock, in every environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.