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.
The Michigan Medicine PGY2 Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Residency is designed to provide residents with a diverse set of experiences in hematology/oncology, while allowing collaboration with top experts at an NCCN-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The program will challenge residents to develop high-level clinical and literature evaluation skills through a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient experiences. The strong affiliation with the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy allows residents to hone educational skills through didactic lectures, round table discussions, and precepting of fellows, residents, students. Residents will become experts in academic performance through completion of high-level research and writing endeavors throughout the year. The program also affords the opportunity to work with experts in oncology practice management and design of unique services. Upon completion of the program, residents will be among the leaders and best in hematology/oncology practice, poised to secure a specialized pharmacist position in hematology/oncology.
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.
Recruitment Plan 2021-2022
The University of Michigan Residency Programs have decided to not attend ASHP Midyear or ACCP Residency Showcase. In lieu of this decision, the PGY2 Oncology program will be providing the following virtual opportunities to connect with our programs:
- Program Information Sessions for PGY2 Oncology
- Monday, November 30th from 7-7:30 PM Eastern Time
- Tuesday, December 1st from 7-7:30 PM Eastern Time
- Sign Up here: https://forms.gle/op8ZCv8tokofJ45t9
- 30-minute pre-application interviews for PGY2 Oncology
- After signing up for one of the information sessions, candidates may schedule 1-on-1 interviews with the RPD and RPC of the program. You MUST attend an information session before meeting 1-on-1 and you MUST send your CV directly to the RPD at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sign-ups are available in 30-minute intervals from December 1st through December 8th
- Sign up via Calendly app: https://calendly.com/umichoncology/pgy2-oncology-mipps-interview
- If you were not able to attend an info session or MiPPS interview, you may be able to schedule a time to meet virtually with the RPD (email email@example.com with your CV) as scheduling allows prior to the application deadline of January 1st.
- Attendance at a MiPPS interview or info session is not required for application to the program.
- Application deadline is January 1st, 2021 for all programs.
Rotation Experiences are tailored according to resident interests in conjunction with the residency program director and coordinator in July.
Adult Inpatient Hematology/Oncology
Inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant (Adult or Pediatrics)
Pediatric Inpatient Hematology/Oncology
Ambulatory Oncology Blue (GI/GU/Lung)
Ambulatory Oncology Gold (GYO/Melanoma/Breast)
Oncology Administration (Minimum 2 Weeks)
Symptom Management Clinic (1 semester)
Outpatient Disease-Based Clinic (1 semester)
- Multiple options available, including lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma, BMT, gyn-onc, melanoma, breast cancer, head & neck cancer, GU cancer, GI cancer, sarcoma, lung cancer, and oral chemotherapy
Inpatient Medical Oncology Service
Hematology Consult Service
Malignant Hematology PA Service
Ambulatory Hematology Clinics
- Maize Clinics (lymphoma/myeloma), Leukemia Clinic, and/or BMT Clinic
Infectious Diseases (Immunocompromised Service)
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Palliative Care Service
Rogel Cancer Center Infusion staffing (1 weekend (2 shifts) per month: Friday evening, Saturday day)
Residents will be required to work two holiday blocks (one minor; one major)
On Call Responsibility
PGY2 Oncology residents serve as the primary pharmacist backup for PGY1 residents during their clinical on-call shift. The role of the pharmacist/PGY2 Oncology resident is to help guide the PGY1 residents in answering complex clinical questions during the assigned on-call week, as well as to help facilitate a productive discussion of clinical on-call cases at the on-call case discussion.
Research and Publications Opportunity
Design and completion of research project is required
Completion of a writing project (review article or secondary research project) suitable for publication is required
Four major oral 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 month
Residents will present one or more posters at the HOPA Annual Conference if funding is available
Residents may serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students on rotation.
Teaching at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy is required.
Residents are expected to attend each class session, facilitate discussion of pharmacy students, effectively manage classrooms, understand classwork and curriculum development, and assist in grading/evaluating students. In certain classes, residents are expected to give didactic lectures on various topics. Throughout the year, residents will be expected to gain confidence in teaching methods and take a larger role in facilitating class discussions. By the end of the year, residents should be able to manage a classroom independently.
Wellness goals: residents will be asked to identify a goal to help promote their well-being throughout the residency year and attend wellness activities offered by the Residency Wellness Committee
Professional service on a professional committee (local, state or national) is required
Participation in the Midyear Clinical Meeting and HOPA Annual Conference (when applicable)
Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Conference and resident trip to observe practice at other hospitals (when applicable)
Residency Director Information
Bernard Marini, PharmD, BCOP
University of Michigan
1540 E. Hospital Dr.
Department of Pharmacy, Rm CW 7-251B
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4225
Office: (734) 647-0175
Adult Ambulatory Leukemia
Julia Brown, PharmD
Adult Ambulatory Hematology
Martina Fraga, PharmD
Ambulatory Bone Marrow Transplant & Immuno-Hematology
Madeleine King, PharmD
Director - Clinical Quality Initiatives Michigan Oncology Quality Consortium (MOQC)
Adult Inpatient Hematology
Residency Program Director
Inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant
Adult Inpatient Hematology
Oral Chemotherapy Program
Gianni Scappaticci, PharmD, BCOP
Inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant
Adult Inpatient Oncology
Mychael Stebelton, PharmD
Ambulatory Oncology Infusion
Please check out the F.A.Q. for application deadlines and interview dates.