ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Oncology Residency - Pediatrics

Pharmacy Residency Preceptor Hope Swanson, PharmD, with a St. Jude patient

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital offers a 12-month ASHP-accredited specialized (PGY2) Residency in Pediatric Oncology. This residency experience includes training in general hematology / oncology, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), infectious disease, and ambulatory care. Residents are provided training in applied pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, nutrition support, and advanced training in clinical therapeutics of the pediatric cancer patient.

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

Core Rotations

Longitudinal Experiences

Elective Rotations

Residents will have two months of elective rotations. Residents may choose from the following options.

Fringe benefits

Start Date

July 1

Application Deadline

January 9, 2015

Application Requirements

All application materials must be submitted through PhORCAS.

Number of Positions


Program Director

Jennifer L. Pauley, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Pharmaceutical Department
262 Danny Thomas Place
Mail Stop 150
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595 - 5440