The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy resident will complete rotational experiences primarily in adult patients with a required rotation in pediatric oncology patients (flexibility in addition of elective rotational experiences in pediatrics).

Residents also complete learning objectives focused on developing core competencies in cancer biology, antineoplastic/immunology pharmacology, cancer disease state management, oncology pharmacogenetics and other areas through case presentation/discussion session with preceptors and oncology clinical faculty from the School of Pharmacy.

Required Rotations

  • Resident orientation (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Adult Inpatient Hematology
  • Adult Inpatient Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT)
  • Adult Inpatient Oncology/Palliative Care/Hospice
  • Pediatric Inpatient Hematology/Oncology/BMT
  • Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary Cancer Clinics
  • Breast/Lung Cancer Clinics
  • Pharmaceutical Research Center
  • Advanced Adult Inpatient Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT)
  • Clinical Coordinator and Chemotherapy Council (month-long and longitudinal requirements)
  • Longitudinal Academic Research Experience
  • Longitudinal Clinic Experiences (four months in multiple myeloma, gynecologic oncology, and hematology/BMT clinics)
  • Longitudinal Oncology Pharmacy Practice Experience (clinical staffing)
  • Longitudinal Educational Experiences (drug class and disease state lectures, major research project)

Elective Rotations

  • Infectious Disease for Hematology/Oncology patients
  • Critical Care/Emergency Medicine for Hematology/Oncology patients
  • Non-Malignant Hematology
  • Nutritional Support for Oncology Patients
  • Variety of Ambulatory Cancer Center rotations including: Brain Tumors, Melanoma
  • Advanced rotation of any inpatient or ambulatory care required rotation