The PGY2 Oncology Residency at Wake Forest Baptist is a 12-month full-time postgraduate training experience based within the Atrium Health System. The program focuses on developing clinical, analytical, teaching and leadership skills as it relates to the hematology and oncology patient. The program is individualized for each resident based upon his or her goals, interests, and previous experience. Residents will have the opportunity to precept postgraduate year one residents and pharmacy students and to provide a variety of educational programs. Residents will be involved in departmental or organizational initiatives that focus on improving the safety and quality of patient care as it relates to hematology and oncology. This position will be one of four oncology residents for the next year.
Required rotations include Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapy (SCT-CT), Leukemia, Medical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, three outpatient clinic rotations as well as a longitudinal clinic experience, currently in the CNS and gynecology and oncology clinics. Elective rotations allow the opportunity for residents to tailor the year to their interests and include but are not limited to Breast Clinic, GI Clinic, GU Clinic, Lung Clinic, Lymphoma Clinic, Malignant Heme Clinic, Myeloma Clinic, and Palliative Care. Additionally, advanced rotations in Leukemia, SCT-CT, and pediatric oncology are available.
The resident will gain experience in academia through preceptorship of pharmacy students/residents, preceptor development, as well as didactic lectures at Campbell University and Wake Forest University PA Program.
Residents have the opportunity to present their research project at national meetings.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for licensure in the state of North Carolina or currently licensed in the state, and successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency.
About Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health
Wake Forest Baptist, a part of Atrium Health, is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, NC. Our two main components are an integrated clinical system- anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary care hospital- that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, four community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education. The organization admits approximately 60,000 inpatients each year, its emergency rooms have approximately 187,000 visits each year, and has close to 2 million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments.
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, WFBMC is a Level I Adult and Pediatric trauma and burn centers. The Medical Center consists of an adult inpatient care facility, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Heart and Vascular Center, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Emergency Departments for both adult and pediatric patients, and large outpatient care facilities. Through these resources the hospital... provides acute care to both adult and pediatric patients throughout the western region of North Carolina. WWFBMC is affiliated with Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
Over 350 pharmacists, technicians, and leaders provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today the department provides decentralized clinical services to more than 47 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during patient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of eleven residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for three schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.