Residency Listing

The University of Kansas Health System
4000 Cambridge Street, Mail Stop 4040
Kansas City, KS 66160
Code: 62107
NMS Code: 618660
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Oncology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Zahra Mahmoudjafari
Director of Pharmacy: Rick J Couldry, M.S., R.Ph., FASHP
(913) 588-2301
Fax: (913) 588-8789
Program Contact: Zahra Mahmoudjafari
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2019-01-04
Starting Date: 2019-07-08
Estimated Stipend: 48000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The University of Kansas Health System in conjunction with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, offers a one-year specialty residency in hematology/oncology/BMT. This residency provides advanced experiences in contemporary oncology pharmacy practice. Comprehensive oncology pharmacy services are emphasized to develop clinical skills in a variety of settings, including oncology, hematology, bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapeutics. Didactic lectures at the school of pharmacy and participation in clinical research are also required. For more information please refer to:

Fringe Benefits:   20 paid vacation days per year. Health/Dental/Life/Liability insurance; 10 paid holidays; travel support to the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) meeting and Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree, completion of a pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience, and eligibility for Kansas licensure. In addition to PhORCAS requirements for application (letter of intent, transcripts, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation) the program requires a current photo. References may upload a traditional reference letter on behalf of the applicant in addition to the Standardized Reference Form provided in PhORCAS.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Public Authority
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 100
Non-Professional Staff: 100
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 826
Average Daily Census: 800
Site Special Features:   The University of Kansas Health System is the region's premier academic medical center, providing a full range of care. The hospital is affiliated with the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. The constantly growing facility contains 826 staffed beds and serves over 45,000 inpatients annually. The focus of the institution is on patients for improved quality of life, lives saved, and patients who truly feel cared for. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Cancer Center and is recognized among the U.S. News and World Report's top hospital in country for cancer care. The Cancer program performs over 300 hematopoietic stem cell transplants a year and is Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) accredited to administer CAR-T products.