Pharmacy Residency FAQs

Will my residency be broad enough as a first-year resident?
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While the patients at City of Hope have an underlying diagnosis related to cancer, each resident will gain a comprehensive scope of pharmacy practice.

When was the residency program accredited?
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The residency was first accredited May 14, 1984.

Is City of Hope a teaching institution?
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City of Hope is a teaching institution that trains medical fellows and residents in Oncology, Hematology, Surgery, and Radiation Oncology.

Do the pharmacists have opportunities to teach?
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City of Hope has teaching agreements with local pharmacy schools including Loma Linda, UCSF, USC and Western.

What types of services are provided by the pharmacy?
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The pharmacy department provides inpatient and ambulatory care services.

What are some of the clinical duties of the pharmacists?
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Clinical pharmacists participate in multidisciplinary rounds and various operational duties.

Where are former residents practicing currently?
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Many of the former residents are still employed at City of Hope.

What are the staffing requirements?
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By the end of every rotation, each resident should have the autonomy to staff each service area commensurate to a current pharmacist.

What are the research opportunities at City of Hope?
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Along with a required research project to be presented at the Western States Conference at the end of the year, residents will be at the forefront of clinical and biomedical research.

What administrative duties are required of each resident?
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Each resident will be presenting at the monthly Pharmacy and Therapeutics and the Safe Medication meetings.