Residency Listing

Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO 64108
Code: 64040
NMS Code: 770461
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Alexandra Oschman, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(816) 802-1200 x52661
Fax: (816) 302-9886
Director of Pharmacy: Brian C. O'Neal, Pharm.D., M.S., FASHP
(816) 302-8059
Fax: (816) 302-9886
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2018-12-31
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The PGY2 pediatric residency allows the resident to build on previous PGY1 residency experiences with the availability of a wide variety of required and elective rotations. Graduates of this program will develop advanced clinical training in pediatric pharmacotherapy and will be prepared to enter practice as a clinical pharmacy specialist. The resident's experience can be tailored to their specific interests after completing approximately 5-6 months of required rotations in general pediatrics, neonatology, pediatric critical care, infectious disease, and hematology/oncology. CMKC is unique in that we have a wide variety of ambulatory care experiences available in a variety of pediatric specialties. We additionally offer more than dozen elective options, among those being antimicrobial stewardship, informatics, investigational drug service, medication safety, neurology, nutrition support, pulmonology, and quality and safety. There are opportunities to precept pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents along with provision of didactic lectures at the UMKC College of Pharmacy in the Pediatric Elective course. For more information please visit our Pharmacy Residency Website:
Fringe Benefits:   Approximately 3 weeks of paid vacation, travel to midyear clinical meeting and PPAG, full heath care benefits, and parking.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD degree, completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, written essay, academic transcripts, and eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Missouri.
Training Site Type: Hospital/Ambulatory Care
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 91
Non-Professional Staff: 109
Total Beds: 367
Site Special Features:   Children's Mercy Kansas City (CMKC) is affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and is the principal teaching hospital for the University of Kansas Medical Center. Additionally, CMKC is ranked one of America's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked in 10 specialties. CMKC is a level I pediatric trauma center and has the region's only Level IV, 87 bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The hospital has a 41 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the division of Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation provides care for approximately 2,000 patients a year. The Ward Family Heart Center is one of the highest volume pediatric heart centers in the nation and includes cardiac transplantation and a fetal cardiac program. CMKC has the largest clinical pharmacology program in North America and has more than 140 clinical trials occurring at any one time.