A comprehensive residency designed to develop a competent and compassionate hematology/oncology pharmacy practitioner, researcher, and preceptor/educator. The program is customized to meet the individual needs and goals of each resident. Experiences include medical oncology, malignant hematology, hematopoietic cell transplantation (autologous and allogeneic, including cord and haploidentical transplants and CAR-T), pediatric hematology/oncology, gynecology oncology, ambulatory care (heme/onc and HCT), Investigational Drug Pharmacy services (oncology specific), research, administration, and graduate teaching certificate.
Variety of core and elective rotation experiences offered in all areas of oncology practice, including transplant and pediatrics
Experiences within AU Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Georgia, and the Georgia Cancer Center -- all on one centrally located campus in downtown Augusta, Georgia
UGA Graduate Certificate Program (includes Teaching in Pharmacy Practice and Teaching Portfolio)
High-quality research and scholarship opportunities
Variety of teaching and inter-professional experiences
Investigational Drug Services/ Clinical Research Pharmacy/ IRB (oncology specific)
About AU Medical Center -UGA College of Pharmacy, Augusta
Based in Augusta, Georgia, AU Medical Center, is an academic medical center and part of Augusta University Health (formerly known as MCG Health), the not-for-profit corporation that manages the clinical enterprise for Augusta University and the Medical College of Georgia. Augusta University Health provides skilled, compassionate care to its patients, conducts leading-edge clinical research and fosters the medical education and training of tomorrow’s health care practitioners.
AU Medical Center serves as the largest clinical training site for the University of Georgia (UGA) Pharm.D. program. The health system provides a full range of services including a Children's hospital, Level IV regional neonatal intensive care, a renal transplantation program, a level I regional trauma center and pediatric trauma center, Georgia Cancer Center (with Phase 1 clinical trials unit), and medical office building with over 80 outpatient clinics. The pharmacy has ambulatory care pharmacists practicing under collaborative practice (primary care clinics, digestive health, oncology), a pharmacist-managed anticoagulation clinic, clinical research pharmacy, and consultant pharmacist services to a long-...term care facility. AU Medical Center pharmacists have teaching appointments as clinical faculty and pharmacy preceptors for the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and institution also serves as the clinical practice site for six fulltime UGA pharmacy faculty.