Investigational Drug Services/Developmental Therapeutics Institute
Outpatient Ambulatory Care
Longitudinal Outpatient Cancer Therapy Center
Elective rotations include:
Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases
Oral Oncolytics (Oncology Specialty Pharmacy)
Outpatient oncology clinics
Head and Neck
Stem Cell Transplant
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (offsite at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital)
Required committee participation:
Participate in Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and Oncology Quality committee
Additional experience may be arranged based on resident interest and service availability.
Present a medication or operational improvement project at the annual ASHP Midyear meeting. Participation in a longitudinal research project that will be presented at the Great Lakes Residency Conference is required.
Give formal presentations throughout the year during Resident Noon Conference.
Be involved with precepting PGY1 residents and pharmacy students during their learning experiences. In addition, the residents will be required to prepare and present didactic lectures for the oncology pharmacotherapeutics module at Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy.
Staffing is an integral part of the development of a clinical pharmacist. The residents will staff in the inpatient oncology pharmacy satellite every third weekend throughout the residency year.
In addition, the resident will be expected to staff one winter holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's).
How to apply
Eligible applicants include:
Graduate of a Doctor of Pharmacy program from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy
Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program
Eligible for Illinois licensure and United States citizenship
Participation in an onsite interview
About Northwestern Memorial
*NMS Code 156013 - traditional; NMS Code 156021 - 24-month non-traditional. Our integrated patient-centered model promotes clinical opportunities for all of our pharmacists. Pharmacy Practice, Infectious Diseases, Drug Information, Administration/Leadership, Medicine I and II, and MICU are all required rotations. Elective rotations include various opportunities in critical care (Surgical ICU, Cardio-Thoracic ICU, Neuro-Spine ICU, Neonatal ICU), Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology services, Solid Organ Transplant, Psychiatry, HIV, and Cardiology. Each year approximately 375 students representing 7 schools of pharmacy complete rotations at Northwestern. Additionally, experiential education, research projects, transitions of care, professional socialization and leadership development are other important aspects of the program.