UC San Diego Health is an NCCN and NCI designated cancer center that will be able to provide you experience in ANY cancer type and in a robust variety of hematological disorders. Our program is structured to provide you experience in both inpatient and outpatient hematology/oncology along with rotations in pain & palliative care, investigational drug services, retail/specialty hematology/oncology pharmacy and academia. The majority of our preceptors are board certified oncology pharmacists (BCOP) and excited about their role as preceptors for our residents. UC San Diego Health is a large academic medical center educating students, residents and fellows in many disciplines which will provide you the opportunity to educate these learners as well, both in the medical center and in the classroom as lecturer and case conference leader. Graduates of our PGY2 Oncology program will be well equipped for jobs in any faucet of oncology and will possess the knowledge to sit for the BCOP exam. Our close-knit pharmacy family works together to get the job done and values a team player. We hope you make the decision to join team UCSD!
All applicants will be contacted for a preliminary phone interview in early January. On-site interviews will be held during late January through early March. This specialty residency program participates in the ASHP Resident Matching Program. All applicants must be enrolled in the Resident Matching Program. To facilitate this enrollment process and for further information, please visit the following website: www.natmatch.com/ashprmp
If matched with the UC San Diego Residency Program, matched candidates must have all of the following:
Graduated from an accredited school of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Successfully completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency
Obtained California pharmacy licensure prior to beginning residency (absolute deadline to start is November 1st). The residency offer may be rescinded if the resident does not take the CPJE prior to August 1st.
How to Apply:
Applications each year will be accepted beginning in December. Deadline for application is December 31.
Applications should be submitted through PhORCAS and include the following:
Letter of intent
Current Curriculum Vitae
Three electronic references are required
About UC San Diego Health - PGY2 Oncology Residency
UC San Diego Health has a long and proud tradition of training pharmacy residents.
Our graduates have been changing pharmacy practice through innovative patient care for over 40 years. Built on that tradition, we offer three PGY1 programs (Acute Care, Ambulatory Care, and Community Practice), and seven PGY2 programs (Critical Care, Health System Pharmacy Administration, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Oncology and Solid Organ Transplant). Each has their foundation in our organizational excellence, their strength in our many outstanding preceptors, and their impact in maximizing patient health outcomes.