The residency gives in-depth oncology experience in many areas including inpatient and outpatient oncology, pediatric oncology, adult bone marrow transplant, immunosuppressed infectious disease, and palliative care. Many other rotations are available upon request. Residents prepare a major project and assist in precepting APPE students.
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 44 hospitals, over 400 clinics and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Sanford Health’s 48,000 employees, including 1,400 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health helps improve the human condition, including global children’s clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. For more information, visit sanfordhealth.org. Sanford Health is excited to grow with the Fargo region and continue bringing excellence in health care with the recent opening of our new medical center in 2017, with Comprehensive Stroke Accreditation and Level I Trauma verification attained in 2018. Sanford Medical Center Fargo is affiliated with the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and offers Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Podiatry, Orthopedic, Surgical and Transitional Year medical residencies.
Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center is supported by an integrated pharmacy with 10 pharmacists and 13 technicians/interns. Pharmacists provide prospective medication order review for ambulatory outpatient oncology medication orders and serve as an educational and drug information resource to medical staff, nursing, as well as patients. Pharmacists participate in clinical activities such as oral chemotherapy management, renal dosing, anticoagulation, pain management and serve as additional pharmacist support for investigational drug services.
Applicants shall be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Doctor of Pharmacy degree program or have equivalent experience, graduated from a PGY-1 residency program, and hold an active pharmacy license, or be eligible for licensure, in North Dakota and Minnesota. Required application materials include: letter of interest (include areas of interest and reason for pursuing residency), curriculum vitae, academic transcript and three letters of recommendation to be submitted via PhORCAS.
About Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Sanford Health ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Residency Programs provide an opportunity to sharpen clinical skills, work as part of an interdisciplinary team and impact patient care.
Sanford Health pharmacy residents gain valuable leadership skills and teaching opportunities that can be applied in a variety of settings. Graduates of the program have successfully pursued positions as clinical managers, college faculty, department leaders, residency program directors and medication safety officers.
Sanford Health pharmacy residents are exposed to numerous patient populations with each site offering different learning experiences. The programs foster dedication to the profession of pharmacy, encourage residents to challenge themselves and broaden their experience - while participating in Sanford's environment of leadership, innovation and research.