Residency Listing

University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
513 Parnassus Avenue, S929
San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Code: 92606
NMS Code: 512060
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Oncology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Courtney W Yuen, Pharm.D., BCPS
(415) 353-1836
Fax: (415) 353-1217
Director of Pharmacy: Daniel Wandres, PharmD
(415) 353-8063
Program Contact: Courtney W Yuen, Pharm.D., BCPS
(415) 353-1836
Fax: (415) 353-1217
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Starting Date: 7/9/2019
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The UCSF PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency encompasses experiential training in hematologic and solid cancers, symptom management, oncology pharmacy administration, and investigational therapeutics. Required, longitudinal, and elective learning experiences in various oncology settings will enable the resident to cultivate problem-solving skills, work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, and function independently as an oncology pharmacy practitioner. The resident will teach Doctor of Pharmacy students in core and elective courses, and will co-precept pharmacy learners on rotations. A teaching certificate program is also available. Based on these experiences, the resident will hone the necessary skills for effective didactic and clinical instruction as oncology pharmacy specialists or as faculty members of a school of pharmacy.

Fringe Benefits:   
  • Vacation: 10 working days paid vacation leave
  • Professional Leave: 10 days paid professional leave
  • Travel Stipend: Amount is determined each year for professional leave and may not cover all travel expenses.
  • Insurance: Medical/Dental/Vision Plan and Professional Liability Insurance
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Interested applicants should have a Pharm.D. degree or M.S./B.S. degree with clinical experience, completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice or other PGY1 residency training program, be eligible for California licensure and a California intern license, and submit the standardized application materials through PhORCAS. NOTE: Recommenders completing the online PhorCAS form should provide comments on a minimum of 7 of the 13 listed applicant characteristics. The applicant must include a cover letter stating why he/she decided to pursue specializing in oncology pharmacy and how a PGY2 oncology pharmacy residency at UCSF will aid in achieving his/her career goals.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: University of California, Government
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 115
Non-Professional Staff: 95
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 650
Average Daily Census: 490
Site Special Features:   UCSF is a major research center with contemporary, computerized, state-of-the-art pharmacy services. UCSF has renowned basic science and clinical pharmacy faculty. This resident will have several very experienced oncology pharmacy practitioners as preceptor. A unique feature is the multisite experience of this residency. UCSF Medical Center Campuses at Parnassus, Mount Zion, and Mission Bay will serve as training sites.