Residency Listing

Palmetto Health Children's Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
5 Richland Medical Park
Columbia, SC 29203
Code: 37000
NMS Code: 612061
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Andrew B. Gainey, Pharm.D., AAHIVP
(803) 434-3029
Fax: (803) 434-3040
Director of Pharmacy: Jennifer D. Bair, Pharm.D., BCPS
(803) 434-3769
Fax: (803) 434-2526
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Estimated Stipend: 48500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features: 
The goal of this residency is to provide the necessary activities for the resident to develop the knowledge and skills to become a successful pediatric specialty clinical pharmacist. Required rotations are general pediatrics, PICU, NICU, pediatric hematology /oncology, and pediatric infectious disease/antimicrobial stewardship. We offer 20 different elective rotations as well, ranging from microbiology, nephrology, cardiology, neuro-rehabilitation, endocrinology, academia (i.e. coordinating a pediatric elective course at the University of South Carolina- College of Pharmacy), and pulmonology just to name a few….
Our program also allows are residents to tailor the second half of their residency year with a focus within a pediatric subspecialty (i.e. pediatric infectious diseases, critical care). Longitudinal experiences are the pediatric special care clinic, pediatric hematology/oncology clinic (including the sickle cell clinic), pediatric HIV clinic, and an academic certificate program (elective) through the University of South Carolina-College of Pharmacy. The resident is also required to complete a major research project, present a continuing education program, serve as Chief Editor and assist with publication of our quarterly newsletters, precept pharmacy students, and submit a manuscript for publication. The resident is trained in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and is required to attend pediatric codes. The resident also has the option of completing the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). Staffing is one weekend per month.
Fringe Benefits:   21 vacation/personal days, additional educational leave, medical insurance, complimentary meals and parking, and compensation for membership to PPAG, ASHP, and SCSHP.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD from an accredited college of pharmacy is required. A candidate must have completed a PGY1 residency. They must also be eligible for licensure and obtain a license in South Carolina by July 15th of the residency year. Submission of 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, CV, and letter of intent through PhORCAS.
Training Site Type: Hospital-Academic
Owner Affiliate: Public
Model Type(s): Tertiary Acute Care, Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 12
Non-Professional Staff: 15
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 165
Site Special Features:   Palmetto Health Children's Hospital was the first free-standing children's hospital in South Carolina. We are located in Columbia, South Carolina on the campus of Palmetto Health Richland. We are affiliated with University of South Carolina-College of Pharmacy, the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, and Midlands Technical College. Some of our specialty areas of care include pediatric critical care, pediatric trauma services, neonatology, infectious diseases/antimicrobial stewardship, hematology, oncology, nephrology, gastroenterology, general medicine, pulmonology (Cystic Fibrosis Center & Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center), neurology, surgery (neurosurgery, general surgery, ENT, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery), cardiology, palliative care, nutrition, endocrinology, ophthalmology, urology, radiology, sports medicine, rheumatology, microbiology, and pediatric emergency medicine.