Residency Listing

Florida Hospital for Children - AdventHealth
Department of Pharmacy
601 East Rollins Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Code: 33017
NMS Code: 630061
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Alex Lopilato, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(407) 303-5600 x110-9669
Fax: (407) 303-5631
Director of Pharmacy: Michael Kalita, R.Ph., M.B.A
(407) 303-9812
Fax: (407) 303-5631
Program Contact: Alex Lopilato, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(407) 303-5600 x110-9669
Fax: (407) 303-5631
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-04
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 52800
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The resident will become confident and independent by developing critical thinking skills necessary to provide specialized, patient-focused care. Required rotations include: pediatrics, PICU, NICU, hematology/oncology, distribution/clinical operations, practice management, and ambulatory care. Some of the electives offered include: bone marrow transplant, emergency medicine, cardiac ICU, infectious disease, and gastroenterology. Pharmacy and several medical residency programs provide opportunities to develop teaching and presentation skills. Activities include: a research project suitable for publication and presentation at a professional meeting, medication use evaluation, and an ACPE-accredited CE presentation.
Fringe Benefits:   Health and dental insurance, 10 vacation days, free parking, discounted meals, reimbursement for professional meetings/travel, BLS/PALS certification, office space
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD degree, Florida licensure eligibility, PGY-1 or equivalent experience, CV, 3 letters of recommendation utilizing standard form in PhORCAS (1 from clinical pharmacist, 1 from Residency Program Director), transcripts, essay discussing motivation for obtaining pediatric training, including goals and objectives for the next 2-5 years.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Model Type(s): Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 230
Site Special Features:   Walt Disney World contributed $10 million towards an expansion project which increased the total number of beds to 230 and was completed in 2011. Located in Orlando, the hospital is comprised of a Level III NICU, PICU, CICU, Hematology/Oncology Unit, an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, a Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, a General Medical/Surgical Unit, a Procedural Sedation Unit and Central Florida's only Renal, Liver, and Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Programs.