Oncology Pharmacy


Shawna Kraft, PharmD, BCOP

Residency Program Director:
Shawna Kraft, PharmD, BCOP

The Department of Pharmacy Services at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers is recruiting applicants for a one-year ASHP accredited PGY2 Residency in Hematology/Oncology.

General Description

Clinical experience for this residency will be tailored to the individual's interest. Experience will be gained in the management of inpatient and outpatient adult and pediatric hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant patients. There is also opportunity for clinical rotations in palliative care, nutrition support, investigational drug service, gynecologic oncology, surgical oncology, infectious diseases, and medical intensive care unit.

Minimum qualifications include graduation from an accredited college of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completion of a PGY1 residency or equivalent experience.

Program Structure

Required Rotations

Orientation (July)

Adult inpatient hematology/oncology

Inpatient bone marrow transplant (adult or peds)

Pediatric inpatient hematology/oncology

Research Pharmacy (minimum 2 weeks)

Infectious diseases (immunocompromised focus; minimum 2 weeks)


Outpatient cancer center (multiple clinics; month block)

Longitudinal clinics (multiple clinics; 1 per semester)

Oncology Administration (minimum 2 weeks)

Elective Rotations

Hematology consult service

Malignant hematology PA service


Medical intensive care

Palliative care

Staffing Responsibility

Cancer center infusion staffing (2 shifts per month: Friday evening, Saturday day)


Residents will be required to work two holiday blocks (one minor; one major)

On Call Responsibility

On-call clinical pager (by schedule)

Research and Publications Opportunity

Design and completion of research project

Completion of a writing project (review article or secondary research project) suitable for publication

Four major presentations:

  • Research protocol
  • Writing project (CE lecture)
  • Research project results at Great Lakes residency conference
  • Research project results to pharmacy department

Core topic presentations to hematology/oncology preceptor group every other week

Teaching Opportunity

Preceptor for clerkship pharmacy students

Teaching at the College of Pharmacy in the Direct Patient Care Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience or Therapeutics courses

Other Requirements

Journal Club and Journal Watch

Partial funding for travel to Midyear Clinical Meeting and HOPA

Full support for travel to Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Conference and resident trip to observe practice at other hospitals

Professional service on a professional committee (local, state or national)

Residency Director Information

Shawna Kraft, PharmD, BCOP

Victor Vaughan Bldg.

1111 E. Catherine St.

Department of Pharmacy, Rm 329

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2054

Office: (734) 232-6667

Email: svandeko@med.umich.edu


Catherine Christen
David Frame
Shannon Hough
Shawna Kraft
Bernard Marini
Denise Markstrom
Jerod Nagel
Anthony Perissinotti
Rivka Siden
Lindsey Kelley
Gregory Eschenauer
Emily Mackler
Twisha Patel
Anna Brown
Rachel Lebovic
Andrea Roman
Anna Kempke

Please check out the F.A.Q. for application deadlines and interview dates.