The Oncology Association Management Fellowship is a 1-year position available at the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. (NCODA). NCODA is a non-profit, interdisciplinary, grassroots member association. NCODA collaborates with physicians, advanced practitioners, pharmacists, nurses and other oncology professionals to ensure optimal patient care.
NCODA is comprised of like-minded members from cancer centers across the world and is rapidly growing to additional states that operate a medically integrated pharmacy/dispensing platform. NCODA will always be independent for our stakeholders this role is vitally important as the number of patients prescribed oral anti-cancer medications increases and the complexity of cancer care evolves.
The NCODA Oncology Association Management Fellow will be tasked with continuing to foster our Mission. Through a patient-centered and collaborative approach the fellow will be responsible for:
- Collaborating with NCODA staff to begin new initiatives
- Coordinating with NCODA strategy team on agreements with partners
- Leading projects with a diverse team
- Researching oncology topics
- Presenting research at bi-annual national meetings
- Connecting with industry professionals to work on related programs/initiatives
- Interacting with Medically Integrated Pharmacies at local cancer centers
- Facilitating in guideline development for best oncology practices
- New initiatives and educational resources
- Patient care innovations
- Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences
- Professional Student Organizations/college engagement
- Patient Satisfaction Survey
- Graduation from an ACPE accredited school or college of pharmacy
- Cumulative GPA of greater than 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Letter of Intent
- Curriculum vitae
- Unofficial transcript(s)
- A minimum of 2 letters of recommendation
- A minimum of 1 writing sample
- Examples: abstract, article, research paper, etc.
- Project management experience
- Management/oncology elective classes and APPE Participation
- Oncology treatment familiarity and volunteerism
- NCODA Professional Student Organization involvement
- NCODA Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience participation
Interview at ASHP Midyear Meeting at Personal Placement Service
December 7th - December 11th 2019
December 30th, 2019
January 20th - 24th, 2020
Onsite interview (2 days)
February 3rd - 14th, 2020
February 26th, 2020
About National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc.
The National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc. (NCODA) is a grassroots, not-for-profit organization, founded to strengthen oncology organizations with medically integrated pharmacy (MIP) services.
NCODA is addressing the growing need for MIP cancer clinics to improve operations at the pharmacy level in order to deliver quality and sustainable value to all stakeholders involved in the care of cancer patients receiving oral therapy. NCODA brings value to practices through adoption of quality standards, sharing of best practices and improving financial viability.
Through NCODA, dispensing organizations will be in a position to further demonstrate their high quality and patient-centered focus. With NCODA’s value proposition, oncology organizations will be able to convey to all stakeholders why it is vitally important for a patient’s treatment to remain with their oncologist from first fill through refills.
This value proposition creates a win-win solution for all stakeholders involved in oral chemotherapy including patients, employers, payers, practices, pharmaceutical companies, advocacy groups, professional organizations, PBMs, GPOs, foundations, legislators, a...nd state boards of pharmacy.
Our focus is to advance the value of dispensing practices for oncology physicians.
We will provide leadership, expertise, quality standards, and sharing of best practices with all members.
We will deliver positive outcomes through collaboration with all stakeholders involved in the care of oncology patients.
Our vision is to be the world leader in oral oncology by building a patient-centered medically integrated community whose focus is to innovate the continuity of cancer care so every patient receives the maximum benefit from their cancer treatment.