Program overview and details

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PGY2 Pediatric Residency Program
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Boston Children's Hospital has a diverse and knowledgeable group of Preceptors.Learn more about them.

Required rotations

  • General Pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Critical care
  • GI/Nutrition
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neonatology
  • Solid Organ Transplant

Elective rotations

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Pain Service
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary
  • Renal
  • Additional rotations may be available, depending on resident interest.

Longitudinal responsibilities

  • Resident research project (List of past residency projects)
  • Staffing commitment: The resident is required to work 32 hours a month (which includes every 4th weekend)
  • Pharmacy newsletter
  • Committee participation

Teaching opportunities

  • In-services (to Nursing, Physicians, and Pharmacy staff)
  • 2 formal ACPE-accredited lectures
  • Assist in precepting pharmacy students while on rotation
  • Facilitate Therapeutics seminars (Northeastern University)
  • Resident Teaching Seminar (state-wide teaching series, certificate upon completion)

Employment information

  • Stipend: The resident will be paid a stipend of $48,000 (estimated) with two weeks paid vacation. Enrollment in the residency program qualifies the resident for deferment of most student loan payments during the term of the program.
  • Benefits: The resident will be covered under a comprehensive benefits plan in accordance with Boston Children's Hospital policies.

In addition, each pharmacy resident is provided with:

  • Office space with computer
  • Travel/CE allowance: Eastern States Residency Conference, ASHP Midyear Meeting