Residency Listing

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Department of Pharmacy
2200 Children's Way, Rm 4508
Nashville, TN 37232-9650
Code: 54901
NMS Code: 579261
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Alison G. Grisso, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(615) 936-4553
Fax: (615) 936-4558
Email: alison.grisso@vumc.org
  
Director of Pharmacy: Elizabeth Humphreys, Pharm.D., MMHC
(615) 936-4557
Fax: (615) 936-4558
Email: elizabeth.humphreys@vumc.org
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   

The Pediatric pharmacy residency at Monroe Carell Jr., Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is designed to build upon a PGY1 foundation of clinical knowledge. Through further experiences in patient-centered care, teaching and leadership, the resident will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and confidence in pediatric pharmaceutical care. This resident can anticipate focus on sharpening their clinical skills in pediatric pharmacy practice while working towards independence, in a particular area if desired, throughout the 12-month residency. After completion, the resident will be prepared for an opportunity to work as a clinical pharmacy specialist. The goals and objectives of this program follow those established by ASHP for PGY2 pediatric residencies. Required rotations include: PCCU, neonatology, oncology and pediatric medicine. Residents will also participate in a weekly clinic. Elective rotations, such as stem cell transplant and solid organ transplant, project and other learning experiences will be tailored to the resident's interests. Drug information, pharmacokinetics, informatics, medication safety and research will be emphasized throughout the residency. A teaching certificate program will be offered for interested residents.

 
Fringe Benefits:   Educational leave, learning materials, flexible paid time off, travel allowance to professional meetings, relocation allowance.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a graduate of an accredited B.S. or Doctor of Pharmacy program, and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Tennessee by July 1st. Completion of an ASHP-accredited residency in Pharmacy Practice is required. Curriculum vitae, pharmacy school transcripts and three letters of recommendation are also required.

 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 25
Non-Professional Staff: 30
Total Beds: 271
Average Daily Census: 245
Site Special Features:   Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, constructed as a freestanding facility in 2004, is nationally recognized as a leading provider of pediatric health care services. Children's Hospital is ranked as one of the top children's hospitals in the nation by U.S.News & World Report magazine and Parents' magazine. A 271-bed facility, Children's Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and is also a top-level teaching and research facility. Children's Hospital features Centers of Excellence for the treatment of diabetes and congenital heart disorders, and offers treatment for cancer, organ and bone marrow transplants, level 1 pediatric trauma, developmental disorders and a neonatal intensive care unit with the highest designated level of care in the state.