Located in scenic New England, Yale New Haven Hospital is spread out on 2 campuses within walking distance of each other. The Pharmacy Department that serves both campuses is progressive, providing decentralized clinical services, automation, USP 797 sterile preparation, and support to numerous ambulatory clinics and a 125-bed skilled nursing facility.
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a tertiary care hospital in the Yale New Haven Health System. YNHH centers of excellence include oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, cardiology, and women's health. YNHH serves as the primary teaching site for Yale University Schools of Medicine and Nursing. New Haven is located on the shoreline of Connecticut (Long Island Sound), a two hour drive from New York City and Boston.
The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency consists of a series of learning experiences that span a 52-week period. Specific learning experiences and goals will be accomplished in discrete blocks of time, while others will occur longitudinally throughout the duration of the residency. Residency time will be generally structured as follows:
Residency Learning Experiences 43 weeks
Orientation / Training 2 weeks
Attendance at HOPA 1 week
Interviews / Holidays / Time Off 14 days plus 3 interview days (not a contiguous block)
Project Days 1 week
Residency duration 52 weeks
Required Rotations: 43 weeks
Medical Oncology Inpatient 4 weeks
Medical Oncology Clinics 6 weeks
Hematology Inpatient 4 weeks
Hematology Consults/Clinics 4 weeks
Bone Marrow Transplantation 4 weeks
Gynecological Oncology 5 weeks
Pediatric Oncology 4 weeks
Investigational Drugs 2 weeks
Cancer Care Centers 4 weeks
Immunocompromised Infectious Disease 4 weeks
Staffing 2 weeks
Thoracic Oncology Clinic
GU Oncology Clinic
Breast Cancer Clinic
Multiple Myeloma Clinic
Benign Hematology Clinic
Elective Rotations: 5 weeks
Repeat (with Residency Director approval)
At least one major project for presentation at the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) Annual Meeting or equivalent oncology meeting
Manuscript of either Research Project or Review Article suitable for publication
Clinical Research Project/Medication Usage Evaluation (1)
Administrative Project (1)
Manuscript (1) (see below)
Portfolio complete (Completed documents for each checklist item uploaded to resident portfolio)
Longitudinal clinical research project completed
Achieved at least 80% of ASHP residency objectives (Preceptor marked as "achieved" on at least two occasions or other documentation demonstrating achievement of the objective as evaluated by the RPC/RPD)
Manuscript suitable for publication (Complete manuscript incorporating at least two rounds of preceptor feedback)
Compliant with all pharmacist mandatory requirements (e.g. current pharmacist license in good standing on file, completion of all mandatory training)
Application Requirements: Curriculum vitae, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, eligible for licensure in Connecticut (temporary or permanent CT pharmacist license required before residency start; permanent CT pharmacist license must be obtained within 90 days of residency start date).
About Yale New Haven Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1540-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals. Yale New Haven Hospital includes the York Street Campus, Saint Raphael Campus, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.
Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 3,600 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. As the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), we have supervised physician residents and fellows supporting our medical staff by providing around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care.
Yale New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research. The National Institutes of Health has recognized many of our medical care and res...earch units for excellence, including our Cancer Prevention Research Unit, Cancer Information Service Center, Comprehensive Cancer Service, Digestive Disease Research Center, Child Health Research Center, Children's and Adults' Clinical Research Centers, and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.
Pharmacy Services Mission Statement: The mission of the Department of Pharmacy is to provide high value, patient-centered care. We will promote best practices that drive safe, effective, and timely medication therapy through all transitions of care. We will cultivate collaboration, innovation, education and career growth through employee engagement and practice advancement initiatives.
Through participation in diverse learning experiences, a pharmacist completing this program shall gain the skills and attributes necessary to positively affect patient outcomes in a variety of settings, to participate in the multidisciplinary provision of healthcare across the continuum, and to effectively manage their individual professional practice. The resident will synthesize knowledge and experience in the formulation of patient-specific, cost-effective pharmacotherapeutic plans. The resident will demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills in education of peers, other healthcare professionals, patients and members of the community about drug and health related topics. The resident will exhibit leadership, prioritization skills, and problem solving ability in their daily practice and will demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning. The resident will gain the tools necessary to adapt their practice in response to a continually changing healthcare environment. Residents will be active participants in departmental planning, budgetary preparation, resource management, quality improvement processes, medication use evaluation, and new program development.
Yale New Haven Hospital has a PGY1 and 10 PGY2 Residency programs.