Kristen Lamberjack, PharmD
*ASHP-accreditation application submitted
The Department of Pharmacy at 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:
The Children’s Pharmacy Practice Residency with emphasis in community care focuses on training pharmacists in disease state management in an ambulatory care setting. Residents completing the program are prepared to:
The resident completes longitudinal rotations through the outpatient pharmacy at Children’s Hospital. Additional experiences are available through the outpatient clinics including a rotation in the Internal Medicine Adult/Pediatrics Clinic. Longitudinal learning experiences focus in the following areas:
In addition to the assigned rotations, residents complete/participate in the following projects:
Successful candidates will be graduates of accredited pharmacy programs and eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of Ohio. The residency begins on July 1 and ends one year later on June 30.
Every other weekend in the outpatient pharmacy.