Residency Listing

University of Utah Health/Huntsman Cancer Institute
1950 Circle of Hope, Suite N2545
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Code: 87401
NMS Code: 588860
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Oncology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Stephanie A. Sanders, BS, Pharm.D., BCOP
(801) 213-4293
Fax: (801) 585-5279
Director of Pharmacy: Linda S. Tyler, Pharm.D., FASHP
(801) 581-2732
Fax: (801) 585-0403
Program Contact: Stephanie A. Sanders, BS, Pharm.D., BCOP
(801) 213-4293
Fax: (801) 585-5279
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 56000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

This residency provides an emphasis on the development of clinical skills in the care of oncology patients with various solid tumor and hematologic malignancies. The resident will have the opportunity to train in a number of clinical settings with a variety of oncology preceptors. Clinical pharmacy specialists provide patient-focused care in an academic medical center. Rotation experiences include Inpatient Hematology/Oncology, Outpatient Hematology/Oncology infusion, Outpatient Oncology Clinics, and Inpatient and Outpatient Blood & Marrow Transplant. Electives include Oncology Intensive Care, Hematology Clinic, Supportive Oncology & Survivorship, Infectious Disease, Investigational Drug Services, Drug Information, and many others. The resident is expected to participate in formal and informal teaching. Other requirements include participation in clinical research through completion of a residency project, development and presentation of an ACPE-accredited CE program, and attendance at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Mountain States' Residency Conference.

Fringe Benefits:   

30 days paid time off, of which 10 days may be used for vacation during the residency;, professional leave, sick leave, medical/vision/dental insurance, meetings/seminar travel, lab coats.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Applicants must be graduates from an accredited college of pharmacy and have completed a Pharm.D., MS in pharmacy, or equivalent experience, and a pharmacy practice residency (PGY1) or equivalent experience. Residents must be eligible for Utah licensure and are expected to obtain licensure as a pharmacist in Utah within the first 60 days of the program.

Training Site Type: Specialty Hospital (Cancer Center) affiliated with tertiary care center.
Owner Affiliate: State
Model Type(s): University Teaching Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 43
Non-Professional Staff: 48
Number of Medical Centers: 85
Total Beds: 100
Average Daily Census: 85
Site Special Features:   

Huntsman Cancer Institute's mission is to understand cancer from its beginnings, to use that knowledge in the creation and improvement of cancer treatments, to relieve the suffering of cancer patients, and to provide education about cancer risk, prevention, and care. It is an academic teaching hospital and is a part of the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. The hospital has a strong affiliation with University of Utah College of Pharmacy and is an NCI- designated Cancer Center and NCCN member institution.