Program Description

The PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency program at Primary Children’s Hospital prepares residents to become an integral member of the healthcare team caring for children as the medication therapy expert.

Following successful completion of the program, trainees will be qualified to pursue pediatric clinical pharmacist or clinical faculty positions, as well as preparing them to obtain board certification in pediatric pharmacotherapy.


  • Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program
  • Candidates must be eligible for Utah licensure and are expected to obtain licensure as a pharmacist in Utah within the first 90 days of the program

Program Outline and Assignments

Flexibility in scheduling learning experiences is imperative to providing a customizable experience for the resident; however, there are some required monthly rotations including:

  • General Pediatrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care - Primary Children's Hospital
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Precepting

Application Process

  • Application submission through PhORCAS including:
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Letter of intent addressing why you wish to complete a PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency at Primary Children's Hospital
    • Three letters of recommendation
  • All application information must be received prior to 11:59 pm MST on January 2nd