PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency

Lakeland Regional Heath (LRH) is Florida’s fifth largest hospital with 864 beds located between Tampa and Orlando. It is a community regional referral center housing the second busiest single site emergency department (ED) in the nation with a pre-pandemic volume of over 204,000 patient visits annually. LRH is home to a Joint Commission accredited Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, and the only dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) in the county.  The LRH ED has 165 total beds including 16 critical resuscitation beds.  The Pediatric ED houses 33 beds including three critical resuscitation beds.

The PGY2 EM residency is a 12-month, organized, directed, postgraduate training program focusing on the development of the skills and competencies necessary to provide optimal pharmaceutical care to emergency medicine patients. Under the guidance of specialty trained preceptors, the resident will develop advanced clinical skills and professional confidence. Click here for learning experience descriptions.

Required Experiences

Adult Emergency Medicine I and II
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Elective Experiences

Adult Emergency Medicine III
Critical Care
Infectious Disease
Pain Management

Required Longitudinal Experiences

Pre-Hospital (EMS education and ride-along experiences)
Presentations (case conferences, CE seminar, research)
Professional Development
Research (medication use evaluation presented at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, research presented at Florida Residency Conference,  monograph presented to P&T)
Staffing (one weekend per month, additional evening coverage as year progresses)


Estimated stipend: $52,000/year (includes full-time benefits)
Earned time off (ETO): 26 days per year

For more information, please contact:

Kayla Wilson, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine
Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency
Lakeland Regional Health
1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33805
863.687.1100 extension 2728