Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center’s PGY2 Oncology residency is ASHP candidate-accredited and follows the ASHP Residency Learning System. Our structured/goal-oriented program is designed to meet the resident’s needs and individually tailored to equip the resident for success in short and long term goals. Rotations currently available include: adult inpatient oncology, bone marrow transplant, ambulatory oncology with oral oncology therapy management, hemophilia treatment center, investigational drug services, pediatric oncology, specialty pharmacy, palliative care and immune-compromised infectious disease. A research project will be completed during the 12-month experience.
The resident has many opportunities to teach pharmacy students from the North Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and precept PGY-1 residents. The resident will also have the opportunity to complete a teaching certificate in collaboration with NDSU.
The current staffing commitment for the residency is approximately one evening every one to two weeks and every third weekend and is emphasized in oncology areas. Residents also have the opportunity to work additional shifts as a per diem pharmacist. Residents are not permitted to work in excess of 80 hours per week. This includes any employment outside of Sanford.
Residents are provided health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and 20 days of vacation (includes sick days). The stipend is competitive and updated annually. Residents are supported to attend the HOPA Annual Meeting as well as the Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference to present their research project.
To apply for the PGY2 Oncology residency at Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center you must submit the following by January 3rd through PhORCAS:
Letter of interest (include clinical areas of interest and reason for pursing a residency)
Current Curriculum Vitae
Three (3) letters of recommendation
An on-site or virtual interview in Fargo, North Dakota, is required for qualified applicants. Interviews are conducted in January and February and may include a short clinical case and/or a 15-minute presentation by the candidate. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me anytime.
About Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center PGY2 Oncology
Sanford Health ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Residency Programs provide an opportunity to sharpen clinical skills, work as part of an interdisciplinary team and impact patient care.
Sanford Health pharmacy residents gain valuable leadership skills and teaching opportunities that can be applied in a variety of settings. Graduates of the program have successfully pursued positions as clinical managers, college faculty, department leaders, residency program directors and medication safety officers.
Sanford Health pharmacy residents are exposed to numerous patient populations with each site offering different learning experiences. The programs foster dedication to the profession of pharmacy, encourage residents to challenge themselves and broaden their experience - while participating in Sanford's environment of leadership, innovation and research.