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Pharmacy Residency Program: Pediatric Pharmacy



Program Type: ASHP Accredited PGY2 Residency
ASHP Match Number: 538161

This position has been filled for the 2022-2023 residency year.

Purpose: This one-year program is designed to provide advanced clinical training in the areas of pediatric and neonatal pharmacotherapy and pharmaceutical care. The primary emphasis of the residency is to develop independent problem-solving skills in pediatrics pharmacotherapy. This includes the establishment of a firm knowledge base in pediatric/neonatal pharmacology and pharmacokinetics; and the ability to provide nutrition support and therapeutic interventions to enhance the management of pediatric patients.

Program Overview: The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center includes 190 inpatient beds and a variety of outpatient subspecialty clinics. The Children’s Center serves as the training site for pediatric medical students, residents and fellows from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The resident will gain practical clinical experience by actively participating in clinical pharmacy services such as therapeutic drug monitoring, nutrition support, and pediatric specialty clinics. Upon completion, the resident will be able to practice as a clinical specialist in pediatrics or be eligible for advanced fellowship training.

Training Experience:

  • JHH
    Actively participate in clinical pharmacy services such as therapeutic drug monitoring, nutrition support, and pediatric specialty clinics
  • Multidisciplinary activities within in the Children’s Center, such as Pediatric Grand Rounds, pediatric noon conferences and core lectures, morbidity and mortality conferences, pediatric oncology case conferences, pediatric nutrition advisory meetings, pediatric pain rounds, pediatric infectious disease conferences, and neonatology journal clubs
  • Patient care experiences and conferences
  • Precepting and didactic teaching opportunities of pharmacy students
  • Designing, conducting, completing, and presenting a major research project.
  • Participating in the peer-review of journal manuscript submissions


Core Rotations:

  • General pediatrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Nutrition
  • Maternal and Child Care
  • Investigational Drug Service
  • Pediatric Emergency Department 
  • Longitudinal Weekly Ambulatory Care, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Nephrology, or Pediatric Nutrition 

Elective Rotations:

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Pulmonary
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Administration
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Pain Service
  • Pediatric Emergency Room
  • Pediatric Medication Safety




Application Information:
All applications will be accepted through PHORCAS

Program Director


Carlton K.K. Lee, Pharm.D., MPH, FASHP, FPPAG, BCPPS

Title: Clinical Specialist - Pediatrics, Department of Pharmacy,
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Associate Professor - Pediatrics, School of Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University
Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland

Carlton K.K. Lee is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pediatrics for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Associate Professor in Pediatrics for The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Clinical Professor with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Lee developed and continues to serve as the Residency Program Director for the PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Specialty program.

Dr. Lee received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific and Masters in Public Health from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health. He completed a General Hospital Pharmacy residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Lee began his career at Johns Hopkins as a Neonatal clinical pharmacist. He became the Senior Clinical Pediatric and Pediatric Clinical Coordinator in 1988 and 1990, respectively, at Hopkins. Dr. Lee has over 37 years of Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology experience with teaching responsibilities to pharmacy and medical residents and students. His clinical research experience have been in drug development studies in Cystic Fibrosis, Perinatal, HIV/AIDS, Pediatric Anti-infectives; and developing safe tools for Pediatric Outpatient Prescribing.

Dr. Lee has published several articles and medical text chapters; most notably, he is the editor to the Formulary section to the Harriet Lane Handbook for the past 32 years. He has lectured in numerous forums on Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology on the local, national and international levels. Dr. Lee has been honored to have mentored 29 PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy residents. Recognition of his efforts includes:

- Fellowships in the American Society of Health System Pharmacists and Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
- Who’s Who in America, the East, Medicine & Healthcare, Science & Engineering,
and the World

Dr. Lee has served on the Board of Directors to the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. He had also established a non-profit Pediatric Pharmacy continuing education corporation entitled the Mid-Atlantic Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialists.


Carlton K.K. Lee, Pharm.D., MPH, FASHP, FPPAG, BCPPS
Program Director, Pediatric Pharmacy Residency
Department of Pharmacy
Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street, Carnegie 180
Baltimore, MD 21287-6180
Phone: (410) 614-2949