Residency Listing

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way, Suite 4508
Nashville, TN 37232
Code: 54903
NMS Code: 123613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Alison G. Grisso, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(615) 936-4553
Fax: (615) 936-4558
Director of Pharmacy: Elizabeth Humphreys, Pharm.D., MMHC
(615) 936-4557
Fax: (615) 936-4558
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Monroe Carell Jr., Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers a twelve-month Pharmacy Residency (PGY1) Program with an emphasis in pediatrics. Applicants should possess their pharmacy degree (Pharm.D. preferred). No previous experience is required. The pharmacy practice residency is designed to build upon an educational foundation of clinical skills and knowledge. Through experiences in patient centered care, pharmacy operations, and leadership the resident will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and confidence in pharmaceutical care. The PGY1 resident can anticipate focus on developing a solid foundation in pharmacy practice while working towards independence using basic fundamental clinical skills throughout the 12-month residency. After completion, the resident will be prepared for an opportunity to work as a clinical pharmacist or seek additional specialized training in the area of pediatrics. PGY1 residents will be expected to complete a project suitable for submission for publication upon completion of their residency year. Required Rotations include: Practice Management, Ambulatory Care (longitudinal), Pediatric Medicine (2 months), Pediatric Critical Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Oncology, Cardiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship. Elective rotations and other learning experiences will be tailored to the resident's interests. 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. 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.