The goal of the Nemours Children's Health, Delaware Pharmacy Practice Residency program is to train compassionate, clinically superior pharmacists who are prepared for hospital practice or further specialization. Graduates of this program will be able to easily transition to a PGY2 pediatric specialty residency or obtain a hospital position as a point-of-care pediatric pharmacist.
At Nemours, we offer a one-year Pharmacy Residency Program. Our goal, upon your completion of this program, will be to prepare you as a competent and confident practitioner, able to deliver pharmacy care to pediatric patients in a distributive as well as clinical environment.
You’ll also develop the necessary skills to educate patients, families and other healthcare professionals on drug-related topics.
We’ll provide experiences that will help develop essential skills such as writing, communication, critical thinking and problem solving. You’ll also have the opportunity to improve the safety of the medication-use system and demonstrate professional maturity by monitoring your own performance and by exhibiting commitment to the profession.
Our program offers you a number of distinctive features including:
Nemours is an open and welcoming place to work, and values diversity in all its forms. Additionally, Nemours aspires to have its workforce and providers reflect the rich diversity of the communities we serve. Candidates of diverse backgrounds, Spanish-speaking applicants, and those committed to working with diverse populations and conversant in multicultural issues are strongly encouraged to apply.
The program includes experiences to help you develop essential skills such as writing, communication, critical thinking, and problem solving. You’ll also have the opportunity to improve the safety of the medication-use system and demonstrate professional maturity by monitoring your own performance and by exhibiting commitment to the profession.
Required projects during your residency include:
The program has earned a number of clinical achievements:
The Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware is a multispecialty, tertiary care teaching institution located on a 300-acre estate in the scenic Brandywine Valley in Wilmington, Del.
Among the hospital’s amenities for all staff are:
Because of our location in the tri-state area of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we offer unique living/working opportunities. For example, you can choose to live in the downtown Philadelphia area and easily commute to our park-like hospital campus in Wilmington.
If you’re looking for a rewarding program built on academic excellence and family-centered care, Nemours offers outstanding medical, surgical, pharmacy, nursing, therapy and psychology programs. Train with faculty who are respected leaders in their fields, a patient care model that stands apart and access to groundbreaking research.
We work with your interests and background to develop your rotation schedule.
The rotations, clinics and electives that have been designed into the program were all included to help you become an experienced, well-rounded and professional pharmacy practitioner.
They vary in length, from four- and six-week rotations to longitudinal experiences.
From orientation to Pediatric Intensive Care, these rotations will give you a solid grounding in the profession.
For specialized clinical experience, we offer training in various clinics.
From Cardiac Intensive Care to Management, our electives give you the chance to personalize your educational experience.
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