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Kids ages 6 months and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. In June 2022, the FDA and CDC granted emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech and Modern vaccines in children ages 6 months to 5 years.



  • Resident office with laptop computer and phone line
  • Free on-site parking
  • Library services
  • Business cards
  • BLS/ACLS certification
  • One lab jacket

Professional meeting expenses

A stipend is provided for ASHP membership and Midyear Clinical Meeting registration. Appropriate reimbursement for travel expenditures, hotel accommodations (double occupancy), and meals at professional meetings (ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Resident Research Conference) is provided.


Stipend: $44,000

Leave/paid days off

Each resident is provided 13 paid days off during the residency (includes vacation, personal, sick, and interview days). Days away from the hospital related to the residency (i.e., ASHP Midyear Meeting and Resident Research Conference), as approved by the director, do not count toward this time off. Days off should be scheduled in advance when possible. Paid days off must be used by June 1.

Health benefits

Residents are entitled to full West Penn Hospital and Forbes Hospital employee insurance benefits, including the following:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Disability
  • Life