LEarning experiences

Core Rotations

  • Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Cancer Center Infusion Clinic
  • Hematology
  • Investigational Oncology (one week)
  • Medical Oncology
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Oncology/Hematology Clinics
  • Oncology Pharmacy Operations
  • Oncology Selective

Longitudinal Clinical Experiences (three months)

  • Breast Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Elective Rotations

  • Infectious Diseases (Immunocompromised)
  • Nutrition Support
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Pediatric Oncology (Texas Children's Hospital)
  • Radiation Oncology (one week)
  • Tumor-Specific (MD Anderson Cancer Center)


  • Clinical staffing every 3rd weekend primarily as a clinical pharmacist on BMT, hematology and oncology floors and one weekday evening shift every two weeks, averaged over a four-week period
  • Beginning of year comprises of distributive responsibilities, then transitions to providing clinical coverage
  • Additionally, resident is expected to provide two or three days of operational staffing on a quarterly basis
  • Resident will work two holidays

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 for publication

Professional Meetings

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