Janice Raucci, PharmD, BCPPS Residency Program Director 225 E. Chicago Ave., Box #74 Chicago, IL 60611 Office Phone: 312.227.4129 email@example.com
PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
A Message from Our Residency Advisory Committee (RAC)
We are dedicated to providing a superior residency experience to promote the field of pediatric clinical pharmacy. We expect that the resident will leave our residency with the skills necessary to perform at the high standard that employers seek out.
This program typically starts the last Monday of June and ends after 12 months.
The PGY1 resident will complete rotations in the clinical, operational, and administrative areas of the pharmacy enterprise.
Mandatory rotations include: (typically 5 weeks in duration unless specified)
General Pediatrics/ Pulmonology
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Management (4 weeks)
Research Project (longitudinal)
Elective rotations may include: (typically 4 weeks in duration unless specified)
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CCU)
Bone Marrow Transplant
Solid Organ Transplant
Revisit a core rotation at a more advanced level
The resident will have many opportunities to enhance their teaching experiences. Examples of opportunities include:
Completion of teaching certificate program through University of Illinois at Chicago school of pharmacy
Precepting third-year pharmacy students
Co-precepting fourth-year pharmacy students on clinical rotations
Formal CE presentation given to pharmacy staff
Case presentations, journal clubs, topic discussions, etc. given to pharmacy staff
In-service presentations to healthcare teams
In addition to rotation, the resident will be expected to complete various projects. These projects may include (but are not limited to);
A drug monograph for the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee to review
A drug use evaluation
Year-long research project to be presented at a national pharmacy meeting
Quality improvement project(s)
Residents are required to be graduates of an accredited pharmacy program and eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of Illinois. Licensure is required within 90 days of the start of the residency.
Every other weekend
Equivalent of two full weeks of staffing spread throughout the residency year
Stipend may change annually (Note: Current salary $49,296)
Dental, Health, Life, 403b
10 days of vacation per year plus 5 days of paid sick leave
Travel allowance to ASHP Midyear Meeting
Travel allowance to annual PPA Meeting
Interested candidates should submit the following items via PhORCAS. (Note: current year’s deadline is 01/04/2021)
An on-site interview is required and travel arrangements are the responsibility of the candidate. The interview day is typically scheduled with one other candidate to maximize efficiency with the interview day.
Update: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, interviews for 2021-2022 residency class will be held virtually. Candidates will be contacted with further details if interview offer is extended.
Each year a new brochure is designed with the latest information on our hospital and Pharmacy Department. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org December 1st to obtain the latest brochure.
Janice Raucci, PharmD, BCPPS Residency Program Director St Louis College of Pharmacy alumni PGY1: Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City Preceptor: Orientation & NICU
Nicole Arwood, PharmD, BCPPS Butler University alumni PGY1: Spectrum Health Hospitals PGY2: Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Preceptor: Heme/Onc
Meghan Caruso, PharmD, BCPS University of Illinois at Chicago alumni PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago Preceptor: Stem Cell Transplant
Justina Damiani, PharmD, BCPS Purdue University alumni PGY1: Medical College of Georgia/ University of Georgia PGY2 - pediatrics: University of Michigan Health Systems Preceptor: CCU
Ritu Desai, PharmD, BCPPS St Louis College of Pharmacy alumni PGY1: Children’s National Medical Center Preceptor: NICU
Shi-Fong George, PharmD University of Illinois at Chicago alumni PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago Preceptor: PICU
Laura Gleason, PharmD, BCOP Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumni PGY1: Nebraska Medicine PGY2 – oncology: Nebraska Medicine Preceptor: Heme/Onc
Becky Godfrey, PharmD, BCPPS The Ohio State University alumni PGY1: Ohio Health Riverside Methodist Hospital PGY2 - pediatrics: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Preceptor: NICU
Marge Hoffmeister, RPh St Louis College of Pharmacy alumni Preceptor: CCU
Natalia Jasiak-Panek, PharmD, BCPS University of Illinois at Chicago alumni PGY1: University of Michigan PGY2 – solid organ transplant: University of Michigan Transplant Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Preceptor: Solid Organ Transplant
Claire Konicek, PharmD, BCPPS Creighton University alumni Preceptor: General Pediatrics & Staffing
Nathan Lamb, PharmD, BCPPS Drake University alumni PGY1: VA Puget Sound PGY2: Boston Children’s Hospital Preceptor: General Pediatrics & Staffing
Kevin Le, PharmD, BCPS University of California San Francisco alumni PGY1: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Preceptor: Solid Organ Transplant
Vikki Li, PharmD Oregon State University alumni PGY1: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Preceptor: General Pediatrics & Staffing
Tom Moran, MS, PharmD, BCPS University of Illinois at Chicago alumni PGY1: Kaiser Permanente Preceptor: Management
Raj Mudahar, PharmD, BCPS Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences alumni PGY1: Massachusetts General Hospital Preceptor: Management
Vickie Papageorge, RPh Purdue University alumni Preceptor: PICU
Tonya Scardina, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID University of Missouri Kansas City alumni PGY1: University of Illinois at Chicago Infectious Disease Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago Preceptor: ID
Alexandra Steevensz, PharmD University of Oklahoma alumni Preceptor: General Pediatrics & Staffing
Agnes Szarek, PharmD University of Illinois at Chicago alumni PGY1: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Preceptor: CCU
Paige Watkins, PharmD Butler University alumni PGY1: Augusta University Medical Center PGY2 – pediatrics: Children’s Hospital of Georgia Preceptor: CCU
Lisa Wood, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS University of Minnesota alumni PGY1: University of Michigan Health System PGY2 – pediatrics: University of Michigan Health System Preceptor: PICU