Akron Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric healthcare system in northeast Ohio and is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. To ensure families have convenient access to our pediatric care, we have 2 hospitals in northeast Ohio and more than 60 urgent, primary and specialty care locations. We also partner with other health systems to bring our neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals coming to a total of 449 inpatient beds providing care to residents throughout Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
Founded in 1890, Akron Children's Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of children through outstanding quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and research. Akron Children’s hospital leads the way to healthier futures for children with more than a million patient visits a year.
Composed of two primary campuses, Akron and Mahoning Valley (Boardman), with additional sites at Cleveland Clinic - Akron General, Aultman, Lorain, St. Elizabeth’s (Boardman), St. Joseph’s (Warren), Summa Akron City, and Wooster.
Akron Children's Hospital is committed to remaining an independent, community-governed organization because we believe that this enables us to best achieve our mission and vision and preserve our unique culture. Akron Children's Hospital will be an innovative leader in improving child health and providing high-quality care.
Akron Children’s Hospital promises: 1. To treat every child as we would our own.; 2. To treat others as they want? to be treated.; and 3. To turn no child away for any reason.
Akron Children's has earned Best Children's Hospitals rankings by US News & World Report for 2022-2023 in pediatric neurology/neurosurgery and pediatric orthopedics.
State-of-the-art electronic medical record with computerized physician order entry and intravenous pump integration.
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Overview
Purpose: PGY1 pharmacy residency programs built on pharmacy 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 (BCPS), and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Emphasis will be placed on evidence-based medication management, communication, lifelong learning, leadership and patient safety in the unique setting of a children’s hospital (Rotations will be primarily at the Akron campus but with opportunities at the Mahoning Valley campus as well).
Assist with precepting pharmacy students from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Staffing component on alternating weekends and one evening twice a month including coverage of one major and one minor holiday.
One position available
Prepare for a specialty residency or for a general hospital position within a pediatric setting
About Akron Children's Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Akron Children's Hospital is ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. And to ensure families have convenient access to our pediatric care, we have 2 hospitals in northeast Ohio and more than 60 urgent, primary and specialty care locations. We also partner with other health systems to bring our neonatal and pediatric expertise to patients in their community hospitals.
With more than a million patient visits a year, we’ve been leading the way to healthier futures for children through quality patient care, education, advocacy, community service and medical discovery since 1890.