The PGY-2 Oncology Residency Program is designed to develop the specialized knowledge, competency and skill necessary to provide pharmacist care to patients with cancer. The resident will be actively involved in managing the therapeutic decisions and clinical outcomes of cancer patients in an interdisciplinary environment. The resident will participate in all aspects of oncology pharmacy practice pertaining to clinical practice and outcomes, research, and education. Required practice experiences include medical oncology, malignant hematology / stem cell transplant, pediatric oncology, ambulatory oncology clinic, and palliative care. The resident will also gain experience in clinical pharmacology research, as well as development of their teaching skills. The program’s goal is to prepare the resident for a clinical position in an established cancer center or to be able to design and implement an oncology pharmacy service in another practice setting.
Number of Positions: PGY-2 Oncology – 2
Starting Date: All Residents – July 1, 2020
Estimated Stipend: $50,000+
Interview Required: Yes
Fringe Benefits: Comprehensive flexible benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life and disability. In addition, the residents receive paid days off, paid holidays, and financial support for travel to professional and educational programs and professional society meetings.
About WVU Medicine
WVU Hospitals, a 710-bed tertiary care center, serves as the primary teaching destination for West Virginia University’s health professions schools. We are a member of the West Virginia United Health System.
The clinical excellence of WVU Hospitals has been nationally recognized (Level One Trauma Center, Magnet recognition for nursing, etc.), and we are widely considered a leading employer of choice for our employee-friendly environment and approach.
WVU Hospitals, the flagship campus of WVU Medicine, includes the flagship hospital Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Children’s Hospital, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, and the Chestnut Ridge Psychiatric Center on the same campus in Morgantown. University Healthcare in the eastern part of the state and Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser, WV, are subsidiaries of WVU Hospitals, Inc.