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FMC - PGY2 Oncology / Hematology Pharmacy Residency

Careers Pharmacy residency programs FMC - PGY2 Oncology / Hematology Pharmacy Residency

NHOS PGY2 Pharmacy Residency:

At Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, our PGY2 residency program at Novant Health Oncology Specialists strives to develop clinicians who provide optimal patient care and safety. Upon graduation, the residents are able to exhibit quality professional leadership skills along with clinical excellence in oncology pharmacy. Residents will participate in a team-based care model alongside our pharmacists who care for patients with cancer across two-states and more than a dozen oncology practice sites.

Program description:

The Novant Health PGY2 Hematology/Oncology pharmacy residency program at Novant Health Oncology Specialists will encompass 12 months of training and experience in multiple aspects of cancer care. Our PGY2 offers a wide array of experiences in inpatient and outpatient hematology/oncology via the Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center (Winston Salem) and community satellites, investigational research via the Novant Oncology Research Institute (NORI), specialty pharmacy via the URAC-accredited Novant Specialty Pharmacy, and pediatric oncology at Novant Health St. Jude’s Affiliate Clinic at Hemby Children’s Hospital.

Clinical experiences

Required rotations (8 months)
Orientation (July))
Outpatient Medical Oncology (3)
Outpatient Gynecologic Oncology
Inpatient Acute Oncology
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Research month (December)
Specialty Oncology Pharmacy
Practice Management
Oncology Forum
Operations (Staffing)/Investigational drug
Elective rotations (4 months)
Infectious diseases
Bone marrow transplant (through collaborative agreement with Wake Forest Baptist Health)
Oncology administration
Oncology satellite operations*
Outpatient hematology
Radiation oncology
Oncology academia*
Staffing responsibilities
16 hours every 4 weeks in clinical/infusion staffing
Formal presentation every 3 weeks (Onc Forum)
Continuing Education development
Pharmacy/Medical School lecture opportunities
Hematology and Oncology resident will have the opportunity to refine his/her teaching skills and improve his/her own clinical knowledge base by precepting students and PGY1 residents
Novant Health is a rotation site for Wingate University School of Pharmacy and Campbell University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Service leadership
Service on hospital, departmental, and service line committees centered around safety, quality improvement and formulary review

*Note that some travel may be required for rotations

Program completion

Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Management of, and improvement in, the medication use process
  • Proficient leadership and practice management skills
  • Provision of optimal and cost-effective patient-centered medication therapy management as part of an interdisciplinary health care team
  • Effective utilization of medical informatics
  • Professional development


Comprehensive benefit package
Estimated stipend: $53,000
Paid holiday and vacation time
On-site child care offered with a monthly cost
Employee discount program
On-site parking provided free of charge
Funding to attend professional meetings (ASHP midyear, NCOP, NCAP, SERC (or equivalent), and HOPA)
Office space provided with computer


Application information

Interested applicants should apply for consideration by using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Please submit your application though this service no later than program specific deadlines as outlined below.

Application deadline

January 5, 2017

Listing Codes

ASHP Residency Listing Code: 36043
National Matching Service Code: 709260


Heather Cox, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Residency Program Director
Phone: (336) 277-8838
Email: hdcox@novanthealth.org