Pediatric Specialty Residency

Wake Forest Baptist Health (WFBH) offers a PGY2 Pediatric Specialty Residency at Brenner Children’s Hospital (BCH).  As one of the most outstanding patient care, teaching and research facilities in the nation, Brenner Children’s Hospital is committed to the special health care needs of children and adolescents. The staff of more than 55 physicians representing 27 medical and surgical specialties encompasses all areas of pediatric care.

The one year pediatric residency position is designed to provide the resident with a broad range of pediatric learning experiences in a progressive, academic setting that takes a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric patient care.

Rotations/Clinical Experiences

Clinical experiences are available in the following areas and flexibility in scheduling allows residents to tailor their learning opportunities. 

Core Clinical Rotations

  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Neonatology
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Practice Management
  • Pediatric Ambulatory Care

Elective Clinical Rotations or Experiences

  • Pediatric Nephrology 
  • Pediatric Cardiology BCH Photo
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Scheduling  

  • 12, one month rotations
  • In July, the resident will spend time learning the distribution system in the Pediatric Satellite
  • December is designated as a research and administration month
  • Practice Management will be a one month rotation but a longitudinal experience as well

Presentations

Written and verbal communication skills are emphasized throughout the program.  Anticipated presentation experiences include  

  • Teaching Certificate Program
  • 1-hour NC CE-accredited program 
  • Journal club 
  • Case conference presentation
  •  In-services on rotations 
  •  Project presentation at the Southeastern Residency Conference
  •  Platform Presentation at Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group 
  •  Lecture to the Physician Assistants program at WFBH
  •  Poster presentation at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting


Precepting 
By precepting students, the Pediatric resident will refine their teaching skills and further enhance their own clinical knowledge base.  WFBH is a rotation site primarily for students from Campbell University and Wingate Schools of Pharmacy (approximately 135 student months per year) 

Projects  
The pediatric resident will complete

  • Independent research project
  • Manuscript for publication
  • Protocol implementation  

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package 
  • Estimated stipend: $47,000  
  • Paid holiday and vacation time 
  • Covered parking provided
  • Funding to attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) Annual Meeting

Application Process Pediatric Specialty Residency

Applications will be accepted through http://www.ashp.org/phorcas . 

  • Application deadline is January 1st
  • If selected, an onsite interview is required

Contact Information

 Robin Dills, Pharm.D., BCPS
 Pharmacy Clinical Specialist for Pediatrics

 Pediatric PGY2 Residency Director
 Wake Forest Baptist Health
 
Medical Center Boulevard
 Winston-Salem, NC  27157
 336-713-3418

       

An index of our residency programs are located below:
 Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1)
Advanced Pratice Specialty (PGY2)
     Critical Care 
     Infectious Disease
     Oncology
      Pediatrics
Health System Pharmacy Administration (Masters)

Quick Reference

Pharmacy Residency Program

WFBMC Department of Pharmacy

Medical Center Boulevard

Winston-Salem, NC 27157

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