The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas offers as 12-month Oncology Pharmacy PGY2 Residency developed to meet or exceed all practice standards established by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). This specialized, ASHP-accredited residency is designed to further develop the resident's clinical oncology skills to provide direct, evidence-based pharmacotherapy to hematology/oncology patients as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
This residency centers on the development of the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to become a well-rounded oncology practitioner that can successfully practice in many different settings. Experiences include:
Adult Acute Hematology
Blood and Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapeutics
Hematology (Multiple Myeloma & Lymphoma)
Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapeutics
Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Melanoma/Sarcoma Medical Oncology
Elective rotations are also available to allow residents to delve more deeply into specific areas of interest, including but not limited to:
Oncology practice administration
In addition, the resident will complete a longitudinal research study, participate in a weekly longitudinal ambulatory clinic and have teaching opportunities at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy.
Successful completion of an ACPE accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program
Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
Eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Kansas (Residents are required to obtain Pharmacist licensure in the State of Kansas)
About The University of Kansas Health System
The University of Kansas Health System is the region's premier academic medical center, providing a full range of care. The health system is affiliated with the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, and their various leading-edge research projects. Many health care organizations talk about a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Only at an academic medical center like The University of Kansas Health System will you find the necessary level of knowledge and scientific inquiry to support that level of care, where specialists in different medical fields work together to make the right decisions for each patient.
Nationally ranked in nine adult medical and surgical specialties according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital Rankings, placing the hospital within the top 1% of the country. U.S. News also recognized The University of Kansas Hospital as the “Best Hospital in Kansas City” for the ninth consecutive year and “Best Hospital in Kansas” for the seventh consecutive year.
In November 2017, the health system opened an additional 11 floor hospital tower north of the main campus adding 124 beds and 7 OR suites bringing the total lic...ensed bed number to over 850. The new Cambridge Tower A has allowed for expansion of services including specialized surgeries, oncology, neurosciences and otolaryngology. The strategic plan for the next 30 years includes 3 additional towers for future growth.