PGY-2 Oncology Residency
Mark Bibera, Pharm.D.
The University of California, Davis Health System Department of Pharmacy is offering a one-year specialty residency in Oncology Pharmacy Practice.
Oncology is a strong, well-established and progressive center of excellence at the UC Davis Health System. The UC Davis Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Clinical Pharmacy Services at the UC Davis Health System are provided in the areas of medical oncology, bone marrow transplant, pediatric oncology and outpatient hematology/oncology specialty clinics. The oncology specialty residency, will provide residents with a comprehensive experience in oncology pharmacy.
UC Davis Health System offers many opportunities for both clinical and didactic teaching. The resident will be responsible for assisting preceptors with clerkship teaching for UC San Francisco pharmacy students and UC Davis Health System Pharmacy Practice Residents. In addition, the resident will participate in staff development/education (nursing, pharmacy, medical students, house staff ) and provide routine patient education. The resident will also be required to complete a research project during their residency and present their research at the Western States Residency Showcase.
The major area of focus is adult Medical Oncology, with an emphasis on supportive care, the antineoplastic drugs and cancers which are treated with those drugs, prevention and management of antineoplastic drug toxicities, and investigational cancer therapies. Rotations will be tailored to suit the resident’s individual goals and interests, but will include opportunities in:
- Inpatient Medical Oncology
- Specialty Hematology/Oncology Clinics
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Pediatric Oncology
- Radiation Oncology
- Surgical and Gynecological Oncology
- Investigational Drugs
- Nutrition Support
- Pain Management/Palliative Care