The Nationwide Children’s PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency focuses on training pharmacists in disease state management in a community and ambulatory care setting.
The Department of Pharmacy at Nationwide Children's Hospital continues to expand the services offered in ambulatory care and recognizes the need for a residency program in community care. The vast majority of pharmacy residency programs in existence focus on adult care, while our program is primarily pediatric based.
Newly licensed and experienced pharmacists must undergo significant training before they are ready to practice independently in the pediatric setting. Pediatric drug distribution is complex; it encompasses the challenges of adult drug distribution in addition to other intricacies specific to pediatrics.
The Department of Pharmacy provides the following services in Ambulatory Care:
Innovative ambulatory pharmacy services with:
Pharmacists provide pharmacotherapy services in the Primary Care , Close To Home Centers , HIV, Complex Care, and Neurology Clinics
Three outpatient pharmacies providing prescription processing and counseling for clinic discharge patients and hospital staff, each with a private consultation room. In addition, a robust discharge counseling service is provided for patients and families.
An on-site specialty pharmacy provides medication and clinical services to patients in our Cystic Fibrosis, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, and GI clinics.
Pediatric compounding program
Interested candidates should submit the following items via PhORCAS to the Program Director no later than Jan. 2:
Letter of Intent – one page letter explaining why the candidate is interested in the position and what qualifications he/she has that are not fully captured within the remaining application packet
Three letters of recommendation
Successful candidates will be graduates of accredited pharmacy programs and eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of Ohio by Sept. 1.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-24 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 14,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.7 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.