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PGY2 Oncology Residency Program - Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

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Novant Health Oncology Specialists (NHOS) – Post Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) Oncology Pharmacy Residency

Program description:

At Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, our PGY2 residency program 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. Our PGY2 program offers a wide array of experiences in both inpatient and outpatient oncology at the Derrick L Davis Cancer Center (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) and community satellites; investigational research and specialty pharmacy through our URAC accredited Novant Health Specialty Pharmacy.

Clinical experiences

Required Rotations (8 months)
Orientation (July)
Medical Oncology I
Medical Oncology II
Medical Oncology III
Inpatient I
Inpatient II
Gynecologic Oncology
Research (December)
Elective rotations (4 months)
Infectious Diseases
Transplant and Cellular Therapy
Outpatient Hematology
Oncology Administration
Oncology Academia
Oncology Satellite
Longitudinal Rotation
Oncology Forum
Acute Care Clinical Operations
Outpatient Clinical Operations
Practice Management
Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
Staffing responsibilities
Acute care inpatient staffing every 4th weekend
On-call every 4th week
Outpatient infusion staffing every other week
Disease States
Journal Club
Patient Cases
BCOP Case Series Review Prep
Didactic lectures at High Point University School of Pharmacy and Wingate University School of Pharmacy
Poster Presentations at National Meetings
Platform Presentation at a Local Meeting
Continuing education
Precepting and Teaching Opportunities
Opportunities to precept PGY1 residents and P4 students available
Opportunities for an Oncology Academia rotation at High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center is a rotation site for Wingate University School of Pharmacy, Campbell University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy
Service leadership
Active involvement on hospital, department, and service line committee 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 healthcare team
  • Effective utilization of medical informatics
  • Professional development


Comprehensive benefit package
Estimated stipend: $53,000
Paid time off (15 days)
On-site child care offered with a monthly cost
Employee discount program
On-site parking provided free of charge
Support to attend professional meetings (ASHP midyear, NCOP, NCAP, and HOPA)
Office space provided with computer
Personalized lab coat


Application requirements

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

December 31st

Listing Codes

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


Contact Information and Application Submission - Winston Salem:

Amanda Edwards, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP, CPP PGY2 Oncology Residency Program Director
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston Salem, NC
Phone: 336-718-9381