Wake Forest Baptist Health offers a 1-year postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) pediatric pharmacy residency at Brenner Children’s. The residency program is designed to provide residents with a broad range of pediatric learning experiences in a progressive, academic setting that takes a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric patient care. As it relates to the pediatric patient, the program focuses on developing residents’ analytical, clinical, leadership and teaching skills. One position is available each year.
Why Wake Forest Baptist?
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Wake Forest Baptist is a health care system composed of an academic medical center surrounded by multiple community hospitals and a network of clinics. The geographic referral area for Wake Forest Baptist is large, and the patient population served by Wake Forest Baptist is diverse. Brenner Children’s is a Level I trauma center, has a Level IV NICU, and includes over 30 subspecialties. This means the PGY2 Pediatric resident will gain experience managing a wide array of pediatric disease states, ranging from the newborn nursery to adolescent care and everything in between.
The Wake Forest Baptist PGY2 Pediatric residency provides training experiences in all major pediatric practice areas. Whether it’s the PICU or the Bowel Rehabilitation for Improved Digestion, Growth and Elimination (BRIDGE) clinic or the transitions of care experience (TIRE), the resident will gain the skills needed to take on any pediatric role. This comprehensive training helps ensure the resident gets their preferred job after graduation.
Academic Team Environment
As a preeminent academic medical center in North Carolina, patient care services at Wake Forest Baptist are staffed by multidisciplinary teams composed of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and learners. There is a long-standing history of integrated pharmacy services at Brenner Children’s. Physicians value input from pharmacists and respect their contribution to patient care. The academic team environment affords optimal learning opportunities for the PGY2 Pediatric resident.
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