PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency: Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

The PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is an ASHP accredited 12 month program designed to further develop pharmacists in the specialty of pediatric pharmacy practice. Residents will function as independent practitioners and will have experiences to enhance their clinical and leadership skills. The program allows residents the unique opportunity to customize their learning experience to their desired specialty area(s).

Upon program completion, residents are prepared to practice as part of an interdisciplinary team responsible for the care of pediatric patients, as well as, board certification.

Educational Experience

Core Rotations (4 weeks)

  • Orientation (3 weeks)
  • Emergency Department
  • General Pediatrics/Infectious Disease
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Neonatal Critical Care
  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Critical Care
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Research

Electives (4 weeks)

  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Solid Organ Transplant (SOT)
  • Extend Core Rotation

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Administration
  • Ambulatory Care / SOT
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Continuing education presentations
  • Formulary management
  • Layered learning
  • Medication safety
  • Mentoring program
  • Staffing commitment
  • Teaching certificate program

Professional Meetings

  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Association Annual Meeting


View our teaching faculty team.


  • Estimated stipend: $51,000
  • Onsite Continuing Education
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance
  • Paid leave: Vacation, sick, holiday, and educational
  • Discounted meals
  • Free onsite parking
  • Professional travel time

Application Requirements

  • Application deadline: January 7th (NMS Code: 795061)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
  • PGY1 Residency Program Certificate of Completion or a PGY1 resident in good standing if the program is not yet completed
  • Official college transcript
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from PGY1 RPD/Preceptor)
  • Eligible for Florida licensure
  • On-site interview

Contact Us

Joanie Spiro Stevens, PharmD, BCPPS, BCPS
PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Clinical Manager, Pharmacy

Ashley Siryk, PharmD
PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program Coordinator
Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology