The Hospital for Sick Children

Address:
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8

Director:
Renu Lal, BSP, MSc, RPh
Clinical Director, Department of Pharmacy

Coordinator/Contact:
Alicia Koo, HonBSc, BScPhm, ACPR, PharmD, RPh 
Clinical Specialist, Department of Pharmacy
Education & Residency Coordinator
Phone: 416-813-6449

For program information, please visit the Sick Kids Hospital Residency Program website at: http://www.sickkids.ca/Pharmacy/Education/Residency-and-Continuous-Professional-Development/index.html

Program

Type: General

Focus: Paediatrics

Established in: 1984

# Positions: 2

App. deadline: October 14, 2022 (as per PRAMS)

Starting date: August 28, 2023

PRAMS (Additional PRAMS requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application should be sent through PRAMS when applying by the application deadline)

  • Program specific cover letter to support your application (250 words maximum)

Est. stipend: $30,700 (approx.) plus weekends worked as pharmacist

Benefits: Percent of pay in lieu of benefits

Vacation/Holiday Leave: 10 days paid lieu time instead of vacation bank

Education/Conference Leave: Participation in residents' clinical conference and additional external conference

Program highlights: This clinically oriented program is designed to expose the resident to a broad range of activities. Case presentations, projects, rounds, seminars, journal clubs and relevant work experiences, including taking responsibility for patient care under supervision, provide the basis for the education and training components of the program. Following the required rotations, the resident chooses elective rotations in areas of particular interest.

Core Rotations:

  • Medication Use System
  • Drug Information
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • General Pediatrics
  • Leadership
  • Teaching 
  • Project

Elective Rotations:

  • Pediatric Critical Care and/or Cardiac Critical Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Cardiology
  • Surgical Consult
  • Transplant and Regenerative Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology Clinic
  • Antimicrobial/Stewardship and Infectious Disease
  • Haematology/Oncology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant/Cellular Therapy

Minimum required credentials: Graduate from a pharmacy education program accredited by the Canadian Council for the Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP). Hold a current license to practice pharmacy in Ontario or be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in Ontario, demonstrated interest in pediatrics, and previous hospital work experience is an asset.

 

Organization

Type: Paediatric teaching hospital
Number of beds: 300
Sites: Hospital for Sick Children
Affiliation: University of Toronto

 

Residents

2022-2023
Maeryl Sumagang
Akshaya Joseph

2021-2022
Julia Lamb

2020-2021
Meredith Ames
Han Byul Kang

2019-2020
Cheyenne Matinnia

2018-2019
Khushbu Naik
Ivy Zou

2017-2018
Wendy Chen
Komail Nadeem

2016-2017
Anja Kovacevic
Priya Patel

2015-2016
Edric Paw Cho Sing
Mandy Hung

2014-2015
Erin Chung
Jamie Zao

2013-2014
Charisse DeCastro
Helen Vol

2012-2013
Jacqueline Flank
Derek McCreath

2011-2012
Jelena Sparavalo
Laura Wang