Welcome to AdventHealth for Children’s PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Specialty Residency Program! Our residency program offers two full-time, 12-month positions with an intensive curriculum accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The purpose of our residency program is to provide residents with a learning environment that will enhance critical thinking skills, facilitate independent practice, and foster leadership skills necessary to provide specialized, patient-focused care for pediatric patients. It is our goal to help residents optimize drug therapy to improve patient outcomes and ultimately become confident Pediatric Clinical Specialists on a multidisciplinary health care team.
AdventHealth for Children is a 220-bed acute care teaching hospital, including a 102-bed Level IV NICU, 16-bed Level I PICU, 12-bed Hematology/Oncology Unit, 6-bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, 8-bed Cellular Therapy Unit, 44-bed General Medical/Surgical Unit, 16-bed Procedural Sedation Unit, 10-bed CVICU, 16-bed ED and Central Florida’s only Pediatric Renal Transplant, Cellular Therapy, and Liver Transplant programs.
AdventHealth for Children received a $10 million contribution in 2007 from Walt Disney World towards an expansion project which was completed in early 2011. AdventHealth for Children is also a recipient of Disney’s Team of Heroes philanthropic outreach program which delivers comfort and inspiration to families with children facing serious illness by reimagining the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals.
AdventHealth for Children serves as a major tertiary facility in Orlando, Florida, and is affiliated with seven AdventHealth campuses for adult patients in Central Florida, including Level II NICUs and Pediatric EDs. AdventHealth’s mission is to “Extend the healing ministry of Christ” and we have a long-standing history of excellence in patient care. AdventHealth for Children is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best children’s hospital for newborn care in Florida. AdventHealth provides a robust portfolio of specialty services, as well as cutting edge clinical programs to a highly complex patient population.
For specific information regarding our residency program, please check the Program Description.
Thank for your interest in our program and for visiting our website. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.
Letha Huang, PharmD, BCPPS
PGY-2 Pediatric Residency Program Director
Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Manager