- When did the Memorial Sloan Kettering Pediatric PGY2 Oncology Residency Program begin?
- Is the Pediatric PGY2 Oncology residency accredited by ASHP?
- What teaching opportunities are available to residents?
- Does a PGY2 resident need to be licensed in New York State?
- Do residents have an office and desk area?
- What learning materials are available for residents?
- Does Memorial Sloan Kettering support travel to conferences?
- What benefits are the residents offered during their residency?
The residency enrolled its first class in July 2011.Back to top
The Pediatric PGY-2 Oncology Residency Program obtained full accreditation status in 2012.Back to top
Residents have many opportunities to teach through planned teaching experiences such as Case Presentations, Journal Club, and Oncology Didactic Lectures. Based upon requests from colleges of pharmacy, there may be opportunities to precept pharmacy students in the second half of the academic year. Additionally, when opportunities are available, residents may be able to participate in an elective teaching experience shared with Rutger’s University.Back to top
Yes, all residents must be qualified for licensure in New York State and must successfully obtain their license by October 1st. Information about New York State licensure may be found through the New York State Education Department. Information about reciprocating pharmacy licenses can be found at the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®.Back to top
The residents from both the adult and pediatric programs share an office. Each resident is provided a desk, telephone, and personal computer connected to the Internet and hospital Intranet. Residents are able to print documents from a shared laser printer. General office supplies are readily available.Back to top
Residents have access to Memorial Sloan Kettering’s medical library. In addition, the hospital Intranet provides electronic access to a large volume of journals and reference books. Electronic documents not immediately available through the medical library may be obtained via the document-delivery service.Back to top
Residents are expected to attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting to support residency recruitment for the following year. Residents are also required to attend the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) Annual Meeting to present their research projects. Meeting attendance for both conferences is fully funded.Back to top
Residents are compensated with an annual salary of $60,000, along with a comprehensive benefits package, medical/dental insurance, and 15 paid days off during the year. Memorial Sloan Kettering offers subsidized housing on Roosevelt Island for pharmacy residents.Back to top