Residency Listing

UW Medicine
1959 NE Pacific Box 356015
Seattle, WA 98195-6015
Code: 95206
NMS Code: 591560
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Oncology Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Laura Alwan, Pharm.D., BCOP
(206) 606-7455
Director of Pharmacy: Shabir M Somani, MS, MBA, FASHP
(206) 598-6052
Fax: (206) 598-6075
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Starting Date: 7/8/2019
Estimated Stipend: 57000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The residency provides clinical and didactic training in several disciplines within the area of oncology and hematology in a multi-institutional setting with a variety of qualified oncology preceptors. Emphasis is on development and refinement of clinical skills in the pharmaceutical care of oncology patients. Experiences include inpatient and ambulatory-outpatient hematology-oncology, gynecology oncology, surgical oncology, allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplants, investigational drug services, pediatric oncology, radiation oncology, infectious diseases, and drug information. Available continuity clinics include hematology, breast, prostate, melanoma, sarcoma, and pain. Requirements include teaching, participation in clinical research, and completion of a residency project.
Fringe Benefits:   Annual vacation, professional leave, sick leave, paid holidays, medical/dental insurance.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Washington licensure.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: UWMC, State/HMC, County
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 163
Non-Professional Staff: 150
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 800
Average Daily Census: 742
Site Special Features:   Pharmacy services integrates clinical practice with a computerized automated drug distribution system, providing patient-focused care in a university teaching facility. UWMC is part of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which includes Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. New practice sites include two new bone marrow transplant wards and oncology pharmacy satellite at UWMC, and the seven-story, 150,000-square-foot multidisciplinary outpatient Seattle Cancer Care Alliance clinic on the Hutchinson's campus at Lake Union.