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PGY-2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency

Baptist Hospital of Miami

The Specialized Residency in Oncology at Baptist Hospital of Miami is a 12-month training program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The purpose of the program is to develop a well-rounded oncology practitioner and effective clinical instructor who can provide high-level clinical care in a variety of oncology settings and effectively share their knowledge and promote learning among students and other residents. The focus of this residency program is adult medical oncology and hematology primarily in an acute care setting with ambulatory care opportunities. The training is coordinated to allow the resident to master each of the disease states established within the ASHP Practice Standards for the PGY2 Residency in Oncology. Residents will develop skills in designing and monitoring evidence-based therapeutic regimens for individuals with cancer to ensure optimal outcomes while minimizing adverse drug events. In addition, the resident will develop skills in leadership, research, and teaching through projects, staff education and co-precepting PGY1 residents and pharmacy students.

After successful completion of this program, the graduating resident will have the necessary skills and preparation to seek board certification in Oncology and demonstrate clinical and leadership abilities as an Oncology Clinical Specialist in an acute care setting.

PGY-2 Oncology resident will be required to complete the following core rotations:

  • Medication Utilization I (Chemotherapy preparation and dispensing activities)
  • Medication Utilization II (Oncology Satellite- chemotherapy order processing)
  • Ambulatory Adult Oncology
  • Hematology Inpatient I
  • Hematology Inpatient II
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Solid Malignancies
  • Pediatric Oncology

Additional elective learning experiences include:

  • Oncology Informatics
  • Pain Management & Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy Administration/Management
  • Oncology Supportive Care and Symptoms Management
  • Teaching Certificate (optional through Nova Southeastern University)

Benefits and requirements: The resident will receive medical and dental insurance, two weeks paid vacation and travel support for local, state and national meetings. The resident is required to work every fourth weekend and staff one eight-hour shift every two weeks.

Application Requirements

Candidates for this residency must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy and Florida licensure; in addition, they must have successfully completed an ASHP accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency.

Prospective residents are required to submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges of pharmacy attended
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from professional references utilizing standard form required by PhORCAS™
  • Letter of Intent

Residency candidates must participate in the Residency Matching Program.

All required documents must be submitted by January 11th to the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS™).

Program Director

Moe Shwin, Pharm.D., BCOP​

Is this program accredited?

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP): Candidate Status

How many residents/fellows are accepted per year?


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