Residency Listing

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
3020 Children's Way, MC 5066
San Diego, CA 92123-4282
Code: 92119
NMS Code: 236213
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Gale L Romanowski, PharmD, BCPPS
(858) 966-1700 x4652
Fax: (858) 966-4922
Director of Pharmacy: Mark Sey, PharmD, MBA
(858) 966-1700 x8023
Fax: (858) 966-8112
Program Contact: Gale L Romanowski, PharmD, BCPPS
(858) 966-1700 x4652
Fax: (858) 966-4922
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: PGY1
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: Yes: UCSD
Residency Special Features:   Rady Children's Hospital PGY1 Residency centers on the development of knowledge, attitude, and skills needed to provide pharmaceutical care in pediatrics. Each resident will rotate in the areas of General Medicine/Surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Cardiac Intensive Care (CVICU) Hematology/Oncology,Infectious Disease/ Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmacy Administration.    Electives include:  UCSD Electives, Nephrology/Transplant, Informatics, Investigational Medication, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Longitudinal rotations include: Research Project, Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) activities (writing and presenting Drug Monographs for Formulary Review and Medication Use Evaluations), Central Pharmacy Operations, Ambulatory Care Clinics (Severe Asthma and Cystic Fibrosis) and a Teaching Certificate program.  The resident will become certified in PALS.
The residents’ goal will be to achieve optimal medication therapy outcomes as part of a multidisciplinary health care team. They will be competent in oral and written communication and will take part in educating other health care professionals, students, patients and parents in medication therapy. The residents will be guided in conducting and completing a research project, working with researchers from the Pediatric Trials Network. The resident is a preceptor for IPPE and APPE students.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   The applicant must possess a Pharm.D and must have licensure as Pharmacist Intern prior to start of program.   Pharmacist licensure in California is required by November 1 of appointed year.
The applicant will apply using Phorcas , including a letter of intent, official academic transcript, curriculum vitae and 3  letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Children's Hospital
Owner Affiliate: State, University of California, San Diego
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 35
Non-Professional Staff: 45
Number of Medical Centers: 4
Total Beds: 460
Average Daily Census: 253
Site Special Features:   Rady Children's Hospital San Diego is affiliated with UCSD and satellite facilities.  We collaborate with St. Judes Research Center. We are the West Coast's largest provider of pediatric healthcare services and the designated Pediatric Trauma Center for San Diego and Imperial counties. Our facilities include a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Transplant Services, Medical/Surgical, Hematology/Oncology, Children's and Adolescent Psychiatry, a long care term facility and an Emergency Care Center.