The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson is a 12-month program for training residents with an interest in oncology, hematology, stem cell transplant, and investigational drug research. The program was established in 2016 and currently has one PGY2 oncology resident. This program is currently in accreditation candidate status by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Upon successful completion of the residency program, a certificate will be awarded to the resident by The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, The University of Arizona Cancer Center and Banner - University Medical Center Tucson.
The PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency provides a well-rounded experience in acute and ambulatory medical oncology, hematology, and stem cell transplant. The PGY2 oncology resident will be actively involved in the therapeutic decision-making process and clinical outcomes for cancer patients. In addition, the resident will gain experiences in teaching, precepting, clinical research and quality improvement. The residency is designed to instill a philosophy that denotes an oncology pharmacy practice model focusing on accountability for optimal drug therapy according to the pharmaceutical care model. The resident will also be prepared for board certification in oncology pharmacy upon completion of this residency.
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Banner Pharmacy Services division provides excellent patient care across our entire continuum through convenient access, improved medication outcomes and innovative pharmacy practices. Banner Pharmacy Services will be recognized nationally as a clinical leader and trusted partner in proactively providing innovative pharmacy services through excellence in integration, care coordination, medication management and service to make a difference in people's lives. Banner is expanding its focus from being a hospital company to a clinical quality company focused on population health management. Clinical Pharmacy Services are also included in this robust new service line and are responsible for the m...anagement of the Banner formulary, development of standardized system wide clinical pharmacy services, and management of adverse drug event preventions. Clinical Pharmacy Services provides collaborative drug therapy management and educational interventions in patient care to optimize medication therapy, improve outcomes, promote wellness, and disease prevention.