Resident Activities


Team-related projects while on clinical rotation. Examples include:

  • Development of standard of care regimens to be used at UW Health
  • Drug monographs for addition to formulary
  • Development or implementation of new clinical practice component
  • Development of patient education materials

A longitudinal research project which should be publishable upon completion. Past oncology resident projects have included:

  • Development and justification of a pharmacist-led oral chemotherapy management program
  • A retrospective analysis of clinical and infectious outcomes in adult hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients pre-and post-implementation of a fluoroquinolone prophylaxis program
  • Utilization and evaluation of non-core chemotherapy regimens within an academic medical center
  • Implementation and evaluation of a pharmacist-led immunosuppressive dosing delegation protocol in an academic cancer center
  • Evaluation and standardization of chronic graft versus host disease management
  • Development of a clinical pathway for the management of acute myeloid leukemia
  • Development of value-based clinical decision tools for oncology practice
  • Development of the pharmacist’s role in the management of immunotherapy
  • Evaluation of BEAM vs. BeEAM for lymphoma patients undergoing autologous stem cell transplantation
  • Implementation and evaluation of proactive pharmacist-led chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting management
  • Tyrosine kinase inhibitors tolerability assessment in patients with advanced solid tumor malignancies and hypoalbuminemia
  • Impact of concomitant medications on survival outcomes in patients receiving immunotherapy for treatment of metastatic melanoma
  • Myeloblative conditions regiment comparison in mismatched allogeneic stem cell transplant recipients

Presentation Opportunities

  • Educational presentations and in-services
  • Community outreach to cancer support groups
  • Leadership of journal club presentations
  • Past residents have published in AJHP, Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (JOPP) and other peer review journals

Teaching Opportunities

  • Clinical instructor status at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy
  • Didactic lecture(s) presented to third-year students within required oncology pharmacotherapy course
  • Participation in elective oncology seminar course offers to second- and third-year pharmacy students
  • Supportive role in precepting of pharmacy students and first-year residents on clinical rotation
  • Optional Teaching Certificate Program in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy


  • Support to attend one national peer meeting (HOPA preferred)