The PGY-2 Oncology Specialty Residency at Grady Health System is a one-year ASHP-accredited program that offers a diverse experience for residents. The university teaching hospital environment and unique patient population provides opportunities for great learning experiences. Residents collaborate with Grady staff, as well as, attendings from Emory and Morehouse Schools of Medicine and fellows from Emory School of Medicine. Experiences include inpatient rotations, as well as, outpatient experiences in the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence, Avon Breast Center, and the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. In addition to malignant hematology and oncology, residents participate in palliative care and benign hematology services. Other activities include involvement with clinical research, chemotherapy order creation and management in Beacon, guidelines, policies, formulary management, precepting, and didactic lectures.
PGY-1 residency from ASHP accredited program, licensure in the state of Georgia by September 1st, 2017.
Internal Number: 004
About Grady Health System
Grady Health System is one of the largest safety net health systems in the United States. Grady consists of the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital, six neighborhood health centers, Crestview Health & Rehabilitation Center, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, which is operated as a Children's affiliate.
With its nationally acclaimed emergency medical services, Grady has the only nationally certified level I trauma center in the Metro Atlanta region and serves as the 911 ambulance provider for the city of Atlanta. Grady's American Burn Association/American College of Surgeons verified Burn Center is one of only two in the state. And the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center is a Joint Commission designated Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Other key services include Georgia's first Cancer Center for Excellence, The Avon Breast Health Center, the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, and the Ponce de Leon Center - one of the top three HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics in the country. Grady's Regional Perinatal Center with its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Primary Care Center and the Rape Crisis Center are also notable components of the health system. The ...state's only Poison Center is housed at Grady as well.
For six consecutive years Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine has named Grady one of the country's Most Wired health systems. Grady's Heart Failure Clinic received the 2013 Gage Award for Improving Quality from America's Essential Hospitals.