The Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of the largest pediatric cancer centers in the country, treating more than 500 new cancer patients and performing more than 80 blood and marrow transplants annually. We rank No. 1 in the country for Children’s Oncology Group (COG) clinical trial enrollment and have more than 340 clinical studies available to our patients. Home to the largest pediatric hematology program in the U.S., including the largest pediatric sickle cell disease program that treats more than 2,000 unique patients each year. The center is currently composed of 91 inpatient beds across our two campuses which will soon combine under one roof in the state-of-the-art Arthur M. Blank Hospital.
Aflac Pharmacist Specialists provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care for patients admitted to the Hem/Onc and BMT units and are active participants in daily multi-disciplinary, family-centered rounds. They are intimately involved in day-to-day direct patient care decisions and participate in clinical research and quality improvement initiatives. The Aflac pharmacists are involved in several subcommittees within the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and are heavily involved in guideline/protocol development and implementation. Additionally, Aflac pharmacist specialists educate medical residents and fellows and precept pharmacy residents and student pharmacists.
Doctor of Pharmacy from accredited pharmacy school with one or two ASHP accredited residencies completed, or extensive experience in pediatric Oncology / BMT