Residency Listing

Spectrum Health
Department of Pharmacy
100 Michigan Street, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Code: 43004
NMS Code: 628661
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Sarah Ogrin, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(616) 391-1321
Fax: (616) 391-9598
Director of Pharmacy: Jeffrey Romano, RPh
(616) 391-7550
Fax: (616) 391-9598
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo / residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/10/2014
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required:

Yes – in addition to the standard PhORCAS requirements, candidates selected for an on-site interview will be required to submit an application on the Spectrum Health website and be interviewed by phone by a Human Resources representative.

Residency Special Features:   

The program provides comprehensive training opportunities in multiple aspects of pediatric health system practice. Core rotations occur in general pediatrics, antimicrobial stewardship, pediatric and neonatal critical care, hematology and oncology, and management. Drug information assignments, Pharmacy Education Development and Lecture Series, and the resident project progress continually during the entire program year. The program is flexible to allow individuals to pursue rotations in elective areas such as nephrology, neurology, etc.

Fringe Benefits:   

Medical insurance, sick leave, personal days, paid vacation, and professional travel allowance.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm. D. degree or equivalent experience, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency or equivalent experience, and eligibility for Michigan licensure.

Training Site Type: Children's Hospital within healthcare system
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 38
Non-Professional Staff: 24
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 206
Average Daily Census: 168
Site Special Features:   

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit, integrated, managed health care organization based in West Michigan. Spectrum Health consists of 11 hospitals and numerous urgent care and physician practice sites. Helen DeVos Children's Hospital is a Grand Rapids-based hospital serving children throughout Michigan. A teaching hospital, it includes nearly 300 pediatric physicians providing medical and surgical care to children in more than 50 pediatric programs and specialties. Our 440,000 square foot hospital opened in January 2011 and serves the community with approximately 11,000 admissions, 56,000 ED visits, and 133,000 outpatient visits annually.