The UW Health PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency rotation schedule includes a combination of required and elective rotations to ensure that the resident is exposed to a variety of experiences, patient populations and interdisciplinary teams. The final rotation schedule will be tailored to the resident’s needs and interests.

Required Rotations

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Emergency Department
  • Pediatric General Care (Medical/Surgical)
  • Pediatric General Care (Pulmonology/Endocrine/Neurology)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consult
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Nutrition Support Team
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
  • Pediatric Orientation
  • Pediatric Leadership Management
  • Precepting
  • Pediatric Medication Safety (longitudinal)
  • Clinic (longitudinal)

Elective Rotations

  • Drug Policy Program
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Ambulatory Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Research Center

Activities while on rotation will include, but are not limited to:

  • Rounding with interdisciplinary patient care team daily
  • Daily patient profile review
  • Patient monitoring/problem solving
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Investigation of medication error reports and adverse drug reactions
  • Drug information and literature searches
  • Team-related projects
  • Communication and interaction with staff
  • Contributing a member of the care team
  • Medication order review and verification