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Broad Experiences at an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center

The ASHP-accredited PGY2 residency in oncology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is designed to provide a diverse hematology and oncology experience while focusing on the needs of the individual resident. The program provides a broad experience in the numerous aspects of oncology including hematopoietic stem cell transplant, hematologic malignancies, medical oncology, gynecologic oncology, investigational drug services, pediatric oncology, palliative care and medical ICU. Completion of a residency project is required. This PGY2 residency participates in the ASHP residency match program.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are part of the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center. Siteman Cancer Center (SCC) is a leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education and community outreach. It is the only cancer center in Missouri designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center from the National Cancer Institute and is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Offering more than 250 clinical trials, the SCC treats more than 8,000 new patients each year and provides follow-up care for more than 25,000 cancer survivors. Additionally, Siteman Cancer Center is one of the largest bone marrow and stem cell transplant centers in the world, averaging about 400 transplants each year and more than 5,000 transplants since the program began in 1982.


Oncology pharmacy services are provided by multiple clinical oncology pharmacy specialists on the hematopoietic stem cell transplant, hematologic malignancies, medical oncology and gynecologic oncology inpatient services and outpatient clinics in the Siteman Cancer Center. These services include participation in daily multidisciplinary rounds, patient education, staff education and chemotherapy order evaluation. Clinical specialists assist in maintaining the continuity of care between the outpatient and inpatient setting.

Required Rotations

  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Medical Oncology
  • Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Ambulatory Oncology Clinic
  • Longitudinal Ambulatory Oncology Clinic

Elective Rotations

  • Advanced Allogenic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Advanced Hematologic Malignancies
  • Advanced Medical Oncology
  • Advanced Ambulatory Oncology Clinic
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Oncology (St. Louis Children’s Hospital)
  • Immunocompromised Intensive Care Unit

Application Information

Application Procedure
For consideration, the following must be submitted through PhORCAS:

  • Completed PhORCAS application
  • Pharmacy school transcripts
  • Three PhORCAS standardized reference forms (at least two rotation preceptors)
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital interview request form

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ASHP accredited or candidate status PGY1 residency, and eligible for licensure in Missouri with MTS certification is required.

Number of Positions
Two per year

Katie L. Lentz, PharmD, BCOP
Program Director, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
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