Acceptance into the residency program will be on a competitive basis using a formal application process to maximize the quality of the resident(s) ultimately chosen. Program criteria for the selection of residents are:
Our staff is committed to providing the finest pediatric healthcare to all children. We built our legacy on our core values of trust, teamwork, compassion, innovation and commitment. We know that every time we come through these doors we will live up to our high standards as we work to make a difference in children's lives. You've chosen a career that’s all about care. If you want to make a difference the life of children and their families, if you want to advance in your profession, if you appreciate good benefits, and want to work with outstanding medical professionals in a variety of areas, then Children’s of Alabama is where you belong. If you are committed to the care of pediatric patients and interested in growing, learning, and being part of an exceptional pharmacy team, we invite you to apply to our pharmacy residency program!
How to Apply to our Residency Program
Application to our PGY1 program requires:
Applications must be submitted using PhORCAS. An on-site interview including a presentation is required.* All application components must be received by December 28, 2021. Invitations to interview will be sent by late January. Onsite interviews must be completed by the end of February.* Unfortunately, it is not possible to interview all applicants.
No person at this residency will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.
Please be aware that Children's of Alabama does not hire individuals who use nicotine products of any kind, including smoking cessation aids containing nicotine. Applicants who profess to use nicotine will not have their applications processed. Applicants who are offered and accept a residency position will be tested for nicotine during regular pre-employment testing. If an applicant tests positive for nicotine, results of the residency match will be void and their employment offer will be rescinded.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact:
Deidra Schmidt, Pharm.D., AAHIVP
Residency Program Director
Children's of Alabama Department of Pharmacy
1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
*Interviews in February 2022 may be conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants will be provided with updated information.