Pediatric Pharmacy Residency
Children's Mercy Kansas City, a 355-bed regional pediatric referral center, is the primary pediatric teaching facility affiliated with the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Located in the heart of the city on Hospital Hill, Children’s Mercy provides pediatric care in more than 40 subspecialty areas. With 144,000 emergency and urgent care visits, 335,000 outpatient visits per year, the institution operates one of the largest pediatric outpatient centers in the country.
The Pharmacy Department
The Pharmacy Department provides 24-hour service, including both distributive and clinical patient care services. On the main campus, decentralized pharmacists practice in areas throughout the hospital that include the pediatric intensive care unit, neonatal intensive care unit, general pediatrics, emergency medicine, operating room (OR), hematology/oncology, infectious disease and multiple ambulatory care clinics.
Additional pharmacy services include home care, retail services, specialty, drug safety service, investigational drug service, and outpatient infusion.
The goal of the pharmacy residency is to provide a learning environment that encourages residents to develop into outstanding clinical practitioners. Children’s Mercy has a large group of highly qualified and dedicated preceptors eager to help residents develop their clinical pediatric skills.