Residency Listing

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron Street, Feinberg, LC-700
Chicago, IL 60611
Code: 41020
NMS Code: 647860
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Oncology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mary Golf, Pharm.D., BCOP
(312) 926-4044
Director of Pharmacy: Despina C. Kotis, Pharm.D., FASHP
(312) 926-6961
Fax: (312) 926-7956
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. Residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/15/2014
Starting Date: 7/1/2014
Estimated Stipend: 46000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This residency will focus on development of special competence in applying pharmacologic intervention in cancer patients; specifically stem cell transplantation, malignant hematologic disorders, and palliative/symptom management. Resident will present formal lectures, in-services, and prepare a major project. Resident may serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students on oncology rotation. The goal is to develop the oncology knowledge and build clinical skills required for the resident to practice as an independent oncology practitioner.
Fringe Benefits:   Health, life and dental insurance, 3 weeks vacation, 6 holidays, assistance with meeting/seminar expenses.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Illinois licensure, U.S. citizenship, a letter of intent, transcripts, three letters of Recommendation, PharmD and PGY-1.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private, Non-profit
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 70
Total Beds: 897
Average Daily Census: 100
Site Special Features:   Our graduate will be a confident practictioner with the expertise, judgment, and values of an experienced clinician. she'he will demonstrate problem-solving ability, advocate evidence-based medicine and critique and apply available literature to design and execute studies to solve pharmacy-related issues; dedicated to personal education, the education of others, improving the safety of medication use, and serve as a leader in developing pharmacy practice.