PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency (PMC)

Program description

At Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, our PGY2 oncology residency program strives to develop clinicians who provide optimal patient care and safety. Upon graduation, the resident is able to exhibit quality professional leadership skills along with clinical excellence in oncology pharmacy. The resident will participate in a team-based care model alongside pharmacists who care for patients with cancer across two-states and more than a dozen oncology practice sites. Our PGY2 oncology residency program offers a wide array of experiences in inpatient and outpatient oncology via the Novant Health Cancer Institute; investigational research and specialty pharmacy through our dually accredited Novant Health Specialty pharmacies.

Clinical experiences

Required rotations (8 months)
Orientation (July)
Outpatient hematology
Medical Oncology I
Medical Oncology II
Medical Oncology III
Inpatient I
Inpatient II
Research (December)
Elective rotations (4 months)
Gynecologic Oncology
Infectious diseases
Transplant and cellular therapy
Oncology administration
Oncology satellite operations
Pediatric hematology and oncology
Longitudinal rotations
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
Poster presentations at national meetings
Continuing education
Precepting and teaching opportunities
Opportunities to precept PGY1 residents
Lecture opportunities available through local schools of pharmacy
Novant Health is a rotation site for Wingate University School of Pharmacy, Campbell University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Service leadership
Active involvement on hospital, department, 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



Approximately $57,500
Leave availability
10 days, with 5 additional professional days
Health insurance
Medical insurance provided with low monthly premium
Vision and Dental insurance available with low monthly premium
Child care
On-site child care offered with a monthly cost (Forsyth Medical Center or Presbyterian Medical Center)
Employee discount program offers discounts on services and products from both local and national businesses
On-site parking free of charge
Professional development
Support for participation at ASHP Midyear meeting and HOPA annual meeting
Additional items
Office space provided with computer
Personalized lab coat
Access to online and hospital libraries


Application information

NMS code: 761460

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

Application deadline

January 2


Jolly Patel, PharmD, BCOP
PGY2 Oncology Residency Program Director (Charlotte, NC)
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center