The PGY2 Oncology Residency Program at UAB Hospital prepares its graduates to serve as clinical pharmacy specialists, caring for acute and ambulatory adult hematology and oncology patients, and to facilitate as preceptors in the learning experiences of both students and residents. Upon completion, graduates are prepared to sit for the board certification exam in oncology pharmacy (BCOP) in addition to qualifying for clinical pharmacy specialist positions in oncology. UAB Hospital is a large, academic medical center with unique opportunities to engage residents in a wide variety of practice environments- from inpatient clinical services, including blood and marrow transplantation and cellular therapy, to ambulatory management of oral and intravenous antineoplastics, to Phase 1 clinic with investigational pharmacy services.
All PGY2 applicants must have completed (or be a current resident in) an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Residency Program. All applications must be submitted through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application System (PhORCAS) by January 1st. The required components of the application include:
Letter of intent – A one-page letter stating future career goals and explaining how the UAB Pharmacy Residency Program can help with the achievement of these goals
3 references (PhORCAS forms required, letters optional)
At least two of these should be direct patient care rotation preceptors
Photograph of the applicant
Pharmacy school transcript
Additional Salary Information: -Time off around the holidays
-Health and accident Insurance
-Support to attend residency related professional conferences
About University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Hospital
The UAB Department of Pharmacy consists of an extensive inpatient practice, ambulatory care, education and development, therapeutic policy management, and informatics areas. Each division is specialized and sub-specialized serving the needs of our diverse patient populations. Working together to support pharmacy operations, approximately 180 pharmacists and 125 technicians provide high-quality patient care through teamwork and clinical expertise. With the wide variety of practice opportunities, pharmacists have many unique career options available to them at UAB.