Residency Listing

Geisinger Medical Center
100 N Academy Avenue
System Therapeutics Dept MC:15-42
Danville, PA 17822
Code: 23042
NMS Code: 660060
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Oncology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jenna M. Carmichael, Pharm.D., BCOP
(570) 808-6310
Fax: (570) 808-5924
Director of Pharmacy: Laura J Mentch, RPh
(570) 271-8013
Fax: (570) 214-5071
Program Contact: Jenna M. Carmichael, Pharm.D., BCOP
(570) 808-6310
Fax: (570) 808-5924
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 Month
Number of Positions: 1
Estimated Stipend: 50273
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The mission of the PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency at Geisinger Medical Center is to develop the knowledge, clinical experience and philosophy required to create a well-rounded, fully competent oncology pharmacist. Core rotations include Medical Oncology, Hematology including Autologous and Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant, Investigational Drug Services, Palliative Care and Pain Management, Supportive Care, Ambulatory Oncology and Oral Chemotherapy Medication Therapy Management Clinic. Elective rotations include Pharmacy Administration, International Medical Missions, Critical Care and Precepting experiential activities of Pharmacy students. Completion of a major project is required with presentation at ASHP midyear meeting, and HOPA Annual Conference.

Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm D. or equivalent experience, completion of a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency and eligibility for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania.
Owner Affiliate: Geisinger System Services
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 54
Non-Professional Staff: 45
Total Beds: 520
Average Daily Census: 400
Site Special Features:   The Cancer Institute at Geisinger Health System includes three hubs of care: Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, The Henry Cancer Center at Geisinger Wyoming Valley in Wilkes-Barre and Geisinger Medical Group at Scenery Park in State College. Each hub provides advanced technology, diagnostics, treatment options, education, clinical trials and support for patients through specialized clinics. The Cancer Service Line is accredited through the American College of Surgeons. The system serves 31 counties in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. GHS is an ACPE-approved provider of continuing education. For more information visit our website at