The PGY2 pharmacy residency in oncology is designed to train clinical oncology specialists. Graduates will be equipped to provide clinical pharmacy services for patients with malignancies in both the acute and ambulatory practice setting in collaboration with a diverse interdisciplinary healthcare team. The resident will gain experience through teaching, research, and the development of their own clinical practice skills throughout the year.
The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency consists of a series of learning experiences that span a 52-week period. Specific learning experiences and goals will be accomplished in discrete blocks of time, while others will occur longitudinally throughout the duration of the residency. Residency time will be generally structured as follows:
Residency Learning Experiences
Orientation / Training
Attendance at HOPA
14 days plus 3 interview days (not a contiguous block)
Required Rotational Experiences: 41 weeks
Medical Oncology Inpatient
Medical Oncology Clinics
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Cancer Care Centers
Thoracic Oncology Clinic
GU Oncology Clinic
Breast Cancer Clinic
Multiple Myeloma Clinic
Benign Hematology Clinic
Elective Rotational Experiences: 8 weeks
FDA (subject to availability)
Other/Repeat (with Residency Director approval)
At least one major project for presentation at the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) Annual Meeting or equivalent oncology meeting
Manuscript of either Research Project or Review Article suitable for publication
Medication Use Evaluation
Teaching Certificate Program (Optional)
Weekly oncology discussion sessions
Pharmacy, Nursing and Physician In-services
Clinical Case Conference Presentations
Journal Club Presentations
Continuing Education Presentations
Preceptor of students and PGY1 residents (subject to availability)
Clinical Research Project/Medication Usage Evaluation (1)
Administrative Project (1)
Manuscript (1) (see below)
Portfolio complete (Completed documents for each checklist item uploaded to resident portfolio)
Longitudinal clinical research project completed
Achieved at least 80% of ASHP residency objectives (Preceptor marked as "achieved" on at least two occasions or other documentation demonstrating achievement of the objective as evaluated by the RPC/RPD)
Manuscript suitable for publication (Complete manuscript incorporating at least two rounds of preceptor feedback)
Compliant with all pharmacist mandatory requirements (e.g. current pharmacist license in good standing on file, completion of all mandatory training)
The learning experiences will include a series of learning activities designed to expose the resident to many facets of pharmacy practice with guidance from the preceptor. An individual resident plan and calendar will be developed for each resident.
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