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Pharmaceutical Department Residency Programs

Oncology - Pediatrics

 

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital offers a 12-month ASHP-accredited specialized (PGY2) Residency in Oncology with a pediatric focus.

This residency experience includes training in general hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplantation (BMT), infectious diseases and ambulatory care. Residents are provided training in applied pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, nutrition support and advanced training in clinical therapeutics of the pediatric cancer patient.

 
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Along with direct patient care responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to precept Doctor of Pharmacy students, provide didactic lectures, in-services, and journal clubs. Residents also participate in various committee meetings within the institution and conduct collaborative clinical research. To develop research skills, residents will be required to participate in an independent research activity, which is expected to result in submission of a publishable manuscript. You will also be required to present your research findings at a national pharmacy or scientific organizational meeting.

Rotations

Longitudinal Experiences

As a resident, you will be assigned various longitudinal projects throughout the  year.  Residents are expected to complete a major research project under the direction of the residency program director and assigned research team. Other longitudinal projects include formal presentations (patient presentations, research proposal and journal club presentation), lectures at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, ACPE-accredited presentations, a pharmacy operations and drug distribution systems project, and formulary review. Additional longitudinal experiences are offered in:  

 

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to interview with St. Jude staff at the Professional Placement Service (PPS/CareerPharm) at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. This year’s meeting will be held virtually.

To apply, complete the following materials within PhORCAS:

  • Official school transcript(s)
  • Letter of intent
  • Three (3) letters of reference

Other requirements include:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree, successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Residency, and eligibility for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of Tennessee
  • Completion of an onsite or virtual interview

Application deadline: First Monday of January by 11:59 p.m. CST

Submit residency application materials within PhORCAS to the PGY2 Residency Program Director listed below:

Number of Positions

Two

Start Date

July 1

 

Program Director

Jennifer L. Pauley, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Mail Stop 150
Phone: (901) 595-5440
jennifer.pauley@stjude.org