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Thank you for your interest in the Orlando Health Pharmacy Residency programs. The primary practice sites for our residencies are Orlando Regional Medical Center, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies (WPH), and UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health. These hospitals are academic teaching facilities with a total of more than 1000 beds. ORMC is a Level I Trauma Center, as well as a regional burn center, servicing Orlando and nine surrounding counties. APH also has a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and WPH has a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Orlando Health also supports more than 150 medical residents and fellows on this main campus.

We currently have the following ASHP-Accredited residencies: PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency, PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency and PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency.

On this site you will find detailed information on each of the three residencies as well as Orlando Health as a whole. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Sincerely yours,

Brandon Hobbs, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director, PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
Clinical Pharmacist, Surgical Critical Care

Marlena Fox, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director, PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care Medicine

Susan Norman, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director, PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency
Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatric Critical Care


General Residency Information

Specific Programs


Orlando Regional Medical Center – Pharmacy Department

  • Includes the following facilities:
    • Orlando Regional Medical Center - Level I Trauma Center, Burn Center, medical & surgical intensive care units, surgery, internal medicine, and cardiology
    • Lewis Pavilion - includes UF Health Cancer Center, inpatient adult hematology/oncology, surgery, and surgical oncology
    • Lucerne Pavilion - physical medicine & rehabilitation unit and brain injury rehabilitation center (BIRC)
  • 606-bed community teaching hospital
  • 7 clinical pharmacy specialists
  • 32 clinical staff pharmacists
  • 40 technicians
  • 8 Medication reconciliation technicians
  • 4 pharmacy residents 2015-2016
  • Provides 24-hour, 7-days/week pharmacy coverage
  • Utilizes Omnicell medical stations & CPOE (Eclipsys®Sunrise XA)

Pharmacy Services

  • Services are provided using a decentralized model
  • Decentralized pharmacists cover specific areas including cardiology, orthopedics, intensive care units, stepdown units, and oncology
  • Centralized pharmacists provide IV room coverage and emergency department coverage

Clinical Staff Pharmacist Services - Decentralized

  • Order entry and review (Sunrise XA – computerized physician order entry)
  • Clinical Antibiotic Pharmacy Service (CAPS)
  • Antiemetic dosing and monitoring program (oncology)
  • Pharmacokinetics service (focus on aminoglycosides and vancomycin)
  • IV admixture
  • Assist with training/orienting new pharmacists and pharmacy residents

Clinical Pharmacist Services

  • Rounding with adult teaching services (hematology/oncology, internal medicine, medical critical care, surgical critical care, and trauma/general surgery)
  • Provision of clinical services in the Emergency Department
  • Preceptors for pharmacy students and residents
  • Participation on multi-disciplinary committees


Armando R. Soto, Pharm.D., M.S.
Interim Pharmacy Manager
Pharmacy Operations Coordinator, Orlando Regional Medical Center

Arnold Palmer Medical Center - Pharmacy Department

Pharmacy Services
  • APH has 158 beds & Level I Pediatric Trauma Center
  • WPH has 285 beds & Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Services are provided using a decentralized model
  • 22 full-time pharmacists
  • 28 technicians
  • 6 clinical pharmacy specialists
    PGY-1 Pharmacy, PGY-2 Critical Care & PGY-2 Pediatric Resident Rotation Site
  • Provides 24-hour, 7-days per week pharmacy coverage
  • Utilizes Omnicell medical stations and Eclipsys®-Sunrise XA (computer system)

Clinical Staff Pharmacist Services

  • Order Entry and Review (Sunrise XA – computerized physician order entry)
  • Oncology Antiemetic Dosing and Monitoring
  • IV Admixture
  • Aminoglycoside and Vancomycin Consults
  • Nutrition Support Team
  • New Pharmacist/Resident training and orientation

Clinical Pharmacist Services

  • Rounding with teaching services (general pediatrics, neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric cardiac intensive care unit, pediatric hematology/oncology, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric special care unit, obstetrics and gynecology)
  • Preceptors for pharmacy students and residents
  • Participate on several multi-disciplinary committees
  Daniel Yee, Pharm.D., M.S.
Pharmacy Manager
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies