Residency Listing

University of Chicago Medicine
5841 South Maryland
MC0010 Room TW 001
Chicago, IL 60637-1470
Code: 41009
NMS Code: 631461
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Allison Nelson, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS
(773) 702-6014
Fax: (773) 702-6631
Director of Pharmacy: Bryan C McCarthy, Jr., Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
(773) 702-1030
Fax: (773) 702-4474
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo./residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This specialty residency in pediatric pharmacotherapy provides independent practice development in a number of core pediatric patient care settings including General Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric ED as well as Pediatric ID. Areas of additional emphasis include pharmacokinetics, emergency response and practicing critical thinking skills with rotating Pediatric On-Call responsibilities. Residents have opportunities to present formal lectures at affiliated schools of pharmacy and may serve as preceptor for pharmacy students. Completion of a formal clinical research project is required. Residents practice patient centered care, clinical and didactic teaching, research methodology, and clinical leadership.

Fringe Benefits:   

The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, university discounts, professional travel reimbursement, lab coats, PALS training, and others.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completion of a ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, eligibility for Illinois licensure and completed application via PhORCAS.

Training Site Type: Hospital (Academic Medical Center)
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 75
Total Beds:


Site Special Features:   

The pharmacy residency programs at UChicago Medicine are unified together as Graduate Pharmacy Education. The conscientious integration of senior residents with junior residents provides all programs a dynamic and collaborative training environment based on the principles of graduate medical education. More than just a hospital, the University of Chicago Medicine consists of two primary adult acute care facilities, a freestanding pediatric hospital, and outpatient clinics. Acute care services include six adult specialty ICUs, two pediatric specialty ICUs, and a variety of subspecialty patient care programs. The campus also serves as a primary training site for local pharmacy students and extensive research activities.