Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Number of Positions: 1

Estimated Salary: Competitive

Estimated Starting Date: July 1st


The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy is designed to provide the resident with broad-based learning experiences in a pediatric environment. Through participation in the teaching certificate program and other teaching experiences, residents will further develop their communication skills and teaching abilities. Through participation in scholarly activities, residents will hone their problem-solving skills and ability to generate, interpret, and disseminate knowledge within their practice.

Core Rotations (8)

Pharmacy Orientation
Pharmacy Administration
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Pediatric Intensive Care
Neonatal Intensive Care
Ambulatory Care
General Pediatrics
Academic/Precepting of students (2 months) -May repeat PICU/NICU/TDM/CVICU

Longitudinal Experiences (5)

Pharmacy Staffing
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring/Call Service
Hematology/Oncology Clinic
Solid Organ Transplant
Postgraduate Research Certificate Program
Teaching Certificate Program

Elective Rotations (2)

Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship
Emergency Medicine
Core rotations can be repeated as electives

Additional responsibilities/projects throughout the year include:

  • Complete a medication use evaluation
  • Design and conduct a research project
  • Staffing one weekend per month
  • Clinical call coverage one weekend per month and a major holiday
  • Complete the UAMS College of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program
  • Complete the UAMS College of Pharmacy Residency Research Certificate Program
  • Therapeutics Recitation and PBL Pediatrics Elective


Each resident will receive:
  • Competitive annual stipend
  • 10 days paid time off to be used for vacation and sick leave, 10 state holidays and professional leave for attendance of state and national meetings per the discretion of the Residency Program Director
  • Financial assistance to attend ASHP Midyear Meeting
  • Life, health, and liability insurance
  • One monogrammed lab coat