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PMC - PGY2 Oncology / Hematology Pharmacy Residency

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

At Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, our PGY2 hematology/oncology residency program strives to develop clinicians who provide optimal patient care and safety. Upon graduation, the resident is able to exhibit professional leadership skills along with clinical excellence in oncology pharmacy. The resident will participate in a team-based care module 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 Presbyterian Medical Center 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 Novant Health Cancer Specialists (Charlotte), 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 3 weeks in clinical on-call/staffing
Drug class presentations
Disease state topic discussions
Journal club/Case presentations
Didactic lectures at High Point University School of Pharmacy and Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Staff development presentations and workshops
Poster presentation at a national meeting (ASHP midyear and/or HOPA)
Continuing education development
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, and the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
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
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
Personalized lab coat


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: 36072
National Matching Service Code: 761460


Matthew J. Brown, PharmD, BCOP
PGY2 Oncology Residency Program Director
Email: matthew.brown@novanthealth.org Additional Contact: Heather D. Cox, PharmD, BCOP Email: hdcox@novanthealth.org