Baptist Medical Center/Wolfson Children's Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Wolfson Children’s Hospital/Baptist Health PGY1 Pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Wolfson Children’s Hospital/Baptist Health offers residents the opportunity to complete one of two tracks, PGY1 at Baptist Medical Center-Jacksonville (adult hospital) or PGY1 at Wolfson children’s Hospital. The program of each resident varies based upon his or her goals, interests, and experience. Each resident is required to complete core rotations essential to the pharmacy practitioner. A variety of elective rotations are available, allowing residents the opportunity to pursue individual goals.
Required rotations are orientation, drug information, general medicine (internal medicine or general pediatrics), critical care (adult medical/surgical, adult neurological or pediatric intensive care), special population (infectious disease, oncology or psychiatry) and the December research month. Year-long longitudinal required experiences are administration/leadership, service (staffing), research, and education. Electives for the Baptist Medical Track include cardiology, critical care cardiology, adult emergency medicine and any selective not chosen for required rotation. Electives for Wolfson Children's Hospital are pediatric emergency medicine, neonatal intensive care, pediatric nutrition, pediatric cardiology and any selective not chosen for required. Other electives for either track include medication safety, investigational drug and clinical toxicology. Some experiences may be repeated for an advanced experience. An elective from the other track may also be selected.
Residents are required to develop and complete a major research project, which will be presented at the Florida Residency Conference or equivalent. Additionally, residents will have the opportunity to develop oral and written communication skills and participate in various leadership and practice management committees.
Upon successful completion of the residency program, residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.
Application to be submitted through PHORCAS.
Application deadline is January 6th, 2022.
Required submission documents: Personal statement, curriculum vitae, three references and pharmacy school transcripts.
Applicants must be eligible for licensure in the State of Florida
Baptist Medical Center/Wolfson Children's Hospital is a non-profit community hospital in downtown Jacksonville. Part of the largest healthcare system in Northeast Florida, our mission is to care for all people in this region. Baptist Medical Center provides comprehensive services 24/7 Emergency Center with Accredited Chest Pain Center, Certified Comprehensive Stork Center and Lifeflight. The downtown campus includes Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baptist Heart Hospital, Baptist Neurological Institute, Jacksonville Orthopedic Institute and Baptist Behavioral Health. Wolfson Children's Hospital, a 220 bed teaching hospital, located on the downtown campus provides comprehensive services to children. Services include children's emergency and trauma, neonatal and pediatric critical care, oncology, general medicine and mental health.