Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services Year 2 Advanced Pharmacy Practice in Pediatrics

4500 Oak Street
Room 0B7
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

Dr. Michael Legal, BSc (Pharm), ACPR, PharmD, FCSHP
Director, Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services

Dr. Roxane Carr, BSc (Pharm.), ACPR, Pharm.D., FCSHP, BCPS
Clinical Coordinator, Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC
Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services
Phone: 604-875-2710

For more information please visit the program website at https://www.lmpsresidency.com/year2program/overview


Type: Pediatrics

Focus: Acute Care and Ambulatory Pediatric Pharmacotherapy

Established in: 2019

Number of Positions: 2

Application Deadline: January 15

Start Date: September

Stipend: $55,000 per annum + benefits

Vacation/Holiday Leave: 10 paid days

Education/Conference Leave: Financial support and time are provided to support residents to attend a conference during the residency year. The amount is reviewed each year.

Program Highlights: 

The LMPS Advanced (Year 2) Pharmacy Residency in Pediatrics is a 52-week specialty training program. The purpose of the program is to develop and refine the resident's skills as an advanced practitioner, educator, and leader in pediatric pharmacy practice. Another major emphasis of the program is one critical appraisal and research skills. The program builds upon the competencies established through completion of an accredited year one pharmacy residency and/or a post-graduate clinical pharmacy degree and practice experience. The program is designed to comply with the accreditation standards of the Canadian Pharmacy Residency Board for Advanced (Year 2) Residency programs.

The Year 2 program in Pediatrics is offered through Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services and is based at BC Children's and BC Women's Hospitals in Vancouver, BC.

Core/Required Rotations:

Direct Patient Care

  • General Pediatrics (4 weeks)
  • Pediatric Critical Care (4 weeks)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine (4 weeks)
  • Pediatric Oncology (4 weeks)
  • Advanced General Pediatrics (Capstone) (4 weeks)

Longitudinal Elements

  • Leadership (4 weeks)
  • Evidenced Based Medicine (4 weeks)
  • Quality & Safety (1 week)
  • Teaching (1 week)

Elective Rotations:

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Women, Children and Family HIV
  • Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis
  • Neonatal Intensive Care

Minimum Required Credentials: Candidates will have successfully completed an advanced clinical pharmacy degree (Doctor of Pharmacy as a second professional degree or Master's degree in advanced pharmacotherapy) OR an accredited pharmacy residency (CPRB or ASHP Commission on Credentialing) prior to starting the Advanced Pharmacy Residency (Year 2).

Candidates must be eligible for licensure or licensed with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.



Type: Tertiary Care Academic Health Centres

Number of Beds: 

  • BC Children's Hospital - 250
  • BC Women's Hospital - 145

Affiliation: Lower Mainland Pharmacy Services


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