The ASHP-accredited PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency at Nebraska Medicine offers a unique and stimulating learning environment that provides comprehensive clinical training in hematology and oncology pharmacy practice. The goal of the residency program is to develop clinical practitioners who specialize in the care of oncology patients and also have an interest in education and research. After orientation, residents will participate in ten months of clinical rotations in addition to longitudinal experiences in our outpatient infusion center and clinics, teaching, and clinical research.
Nebraska Medicine is a nationally respected cancer center and one of the founding members of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, an entity of Nebraska Medicine and UNMC, integrates research and education with patient care to offer the most up-to-date treatments for a variety of cancers
Unique collaboration between Nebraska Medicine cancer physicians and UNMC researchers allows discoveries made in the laboratories to be taken directly to the patient
Recognized internationally for pioneering autologous transplantation for lymphoma, using peripheral stem cells as an alternative rescue product, conducting groundbreaking studies on various growth factors and performing transplants in alternate settings other than traditional inpatient hospital units
The outpatient transplant program employs a care model that allows patients and their care partners to play an active role in the treatment and recovery process following cancer care
Oncology Pharmacy Management (includes a 2-week focused experience in February)
Drug Policy/Formulary Management
Oncology Residency Conference/Teaching
Investigational Drug Service
Ambulatory Oncology Clinic (Solid and Heme/BMT) (48 weeks, August through June, half-day weekly)
Leadership Development Series (if not completed during PGY1)
PGY2 residents are required to fulfill the service commitment (staffing) designed to ensure that residents gain experience and can function as competent clinical oncology practitioners. Each resident will train with preceptors and basic training will take place during the first month of residency.
As part of the service commitment for PGY2 residents, the following staffing requirements apply:
PGY2 oncology residents will staff 22 shifts throughout the year, approximately two shifts per month that may or may not include weekends and/or evenings.
PGY2 oncology residents must work one holiday.
Staffing will occur on the Werner Oncology/Hematology Special Care Unit
Applicants shall be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program
Applicants must be completing or have completed an ASHP-accredited or candidate-status PGY1 residency
Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Nebraska. Licensure must be obtained by July 31
Applicants shall participate and adhere to all rules of the ASHP Matching Program
Candidates are required to complete and submit an online electronic application through PhORCAS.
Required application materials include the following:
Letter of intent (addressing program-specific questions)
Pharmacy school transcripts
Three PhORCAS standardized references
Please visit www.nebraskamed.com/pharmacy/residency for more application information.
Nebraska Medicine is the research, education, and clinical partner of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), which includes six colleges in the health sciences and an enrollment of more than 4,000 students. Together, their mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
People come from around the country and the world for the unique expertise available from Nebraska Medicine. A pioneer in many firsts in Nebraska, experts have built an international reputation for breakthroughs in cancer care, organ transplantation, and treatment of infectious diseases, including antimicrobial stewardship and biocontainment. The two hospitals, Nebraska Medical Center and Bellevue Medical Center, have earned many certifications to deliver on the promise of “Serious Medicine, Extraordinary Care.”
Nebraska Medical Center is the state’s largest hospital and for several consecutive years has been awarded best in state by U.S. News & World Report. It is listed as one of the 100 greatest hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review an...d included in Forbes as one of the best employers in the state. Nebraska Medicine has also been recognized by the Human Right's Campaign as a "LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader."