Postgraduate Year-One Residency Positions

Our Pharmacy Residency Program offers two postgraduate year-one pharmacy residency positions. We have designed these positions for first-year residency applicants with a primary interest in pediatrics. 

Our participants gain valuable experience at Egleston and Scottish Rite hospitals and academic sites for Emory University School of Medicine. Residents also may work at Hughes Spalding—our hospital location that trains medical residents from Morehouse College of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine. 

View the Midyear Residency Packet.

Special Requirements for Acceptance

Doctorate in pharmacy or equivalent experience and eligibility for Georgia licensure

­Code: 34060
­NMS Code: 24013
­Program: Postgraduate year one pharmacy


­Accreditation status: Accredited
­Duration: 12 months
­Type: Residency
­Number of positions: Two
­Application deadline: Jan. 8, 2016
­Starting date: June 27, 2016
­Interview required: Yes
­Estimated stipend: $42,000

Required and Elective Resident Rotations

Residents spend time at Egleston and Scottish Rite during clinical rotations. Based on a participant’s specific goals, the residency is tailored to provide staffing coverage at each rotation site. Required rotations may change from year to year, depending on our needs. 

  • Required Rotations

      Drug information/Pharmacokinetics
      Twelve-month longitudinal rotation involving the practice of skills related to patient-specific and general drug information. Includes a five-week rotation of pharmacokinetics training

      General pediatrics
      An introduction of pharmaceutical care to the general pediatric population through pharmacokinetic monitoring and patient care experiences

      As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the resident will manage fluids, electrolytes and pain control, and monitor antibiotic therapy, and adjust medications based on renal and hepatic dysfunction

      Allows residents to train as licensed pharmacists, learning basic pharmacy operations and how to process medication orders

      Pediatric critical care
      Rotation focuses on the pharmacotherapy management of common pediatric care illnesses and protocols to improve patient care 

      Pediatric hematology/oncology
      Rotation allows resident to become familiar with the currently utilized investigational COG/NANT study protocols, specific disease states, and infectious disease considerations and treatments

      Practice management
      Four-week longitudinal rotation exposes residents to management skills, leadership philosophies and revenue cycles within the healthcare system 

  • Elective Rotations

      Advanced critical care

      Advanced neonatology

      Blood and marrow transplant (BMT)
      Rotation focused on describing pathophysiology of disorders and managing complications associated with pharmaceutical care plans for BMT patients

      Cystic fibrosis/pulmonary
      Resident will monitor pulmonary patients as part of the cystic fibrosis team and assist physicians with medication management

      Cardiac intensive care
      Four-week rotation focused on the pharmaceutical care for patients with congenital and various heart diseases in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) and Cardiac Step-down Unit (CSU)

      Emergency medicine
      Four-week rotation in pediatric emergency medicine spent working with the medical team assisting in medication reconciliation and in medical emergencies/trauma pharmacotherapy support

      Investigational drug service (IDS)
      Resident will learn how to manage the pharmaceutical requirements of a clinical research trial, new drug development process and regulations governing IDS

      Quality/medication safety
      An advanced pharmacy practice experience to educate the resident about the role of the pharmacist in ensuring medication safety

      Operating room anesthesia

      Solid organ transplant (heart, kidney and liver)
      An integrated rotation that provides support to patients who received a transplant, including both inpatient and outpatient management of pharmaceutical care



Apply now. The deadline is January 8, 2016.