LEarning experiences

Core Rotations
There are seven (7) core rotations [four (4) weeks in duration unless otherwise noted]:

  • Blood & Marrow Transplantation (6 weeks) 
  • Inpatient Malignant Hematology
  • Inpatient Medical Oncology
  • Cancer Center Infusion Clinic 
  • Outpatient Medical Oncology Clinics (6 weeks) 
  • Oncology Pharmacy Operations
  • Oral Chemotherapy Clinic 

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Outpatient Hematology/Oncology Clinics
  • Investigational Drug Service/Clinical Trials Experience
  • Practice Management

Elective Rotations

  • Infectious Diseases (Immunocompromised Host)
  • Neuro-Oncology Clinic
  • Palliative Care 
  • Blood and Marrow Transplantation II
  • Inpatient Malignant Hematology II
  • Inpatient Medical Oncology II
  • Academia


  • Clinical staffing every 3rd weekend primarily on BMT, hematology and oncology floors and one weekday evening shift every two weeks, averaged over a four-week period
  • Resident is expected to provide two or three days of operational staffing on a quarterly basis
  • Resident will work one major and one minor holiday

Presentation Opportunities

  • Poster presentation at Vizient Pharmacy Network Meeting and Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) Annual Meeting
  • Platform presentation at Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference
  • One hour ACPE-accredited continuing education program

Research Experience

  • Major research project with guidance of a preceptor and the Pharmacy Research Committee
  • Medication Use Evaluation or Quality Analysis of existing protocols
  • Submit two oncology-related writing assignments suitable for publication

Professional Meetings

  • Funding is provided for:
    • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting (in conjunction with Vizient Pharmacy Network Meeting)
    • HOPA Annual Meeting
    • Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference