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PGY2 Residency - Oncology

Program Director Contact Information


Radhika Sane, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Specialist - Oncology
Director, PGY2 Oncology

For general residency questions, please email [email protected].

Program Description

The Hematology/Oncology Specialty residency program is an ASHP-accredited PGY2 residency program offering advanced training in both inpatient and outpatient cancer care and chemotherapy.

After orientation to the department, the resident begins a series of rotations and other activities designed to meet the goals and objectives of the Boston Medical Center (BMC) specialty residency in hematology/oncology program. Rotation options include inpatient medical oncology, ambulatory medical oncology, stem cell transplantation, Investigational Drug Service, and Specialty Pharmacy. Throughout the course of the year, the resident meets objectives in practice management and drug policy development by participating in conduction of independent research and quality improvement projects.

Learn more about BMC's Cancer Care Services

Longitudinal Responsibilities

  • On-call Program
  • Resident Research Project
  • Medication Use Evaluation
  • New Drug Monograph
  • Drug Therapy News - Pharmacy Newsletter
  • Participation on residency committees

Teaching Opportunities

  • Resident Case Conference (weekly)
  • Inservices (to Nursing, Physicians, and Pharmacy staff)
  • 2 formal ACPE-accredited lectures
  • co-Precept pharmacy students while on rotation
    (Northeastern University or Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences)
  • Facilitate Therapeutics Seminars (Northeastern University)
  • Resident Teaching Seminar (state-wide teaching series, certificate is obtained upon


  • Estimated Stipend: $47,500
  • Insurance Benefits: Health, dental, vision, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, life insurance
  • Earned time accrual (holidays/vacation/sick leave)
  • Office space with computer
  • Travel/CE allowance ($1800/year): Eastern States Resident's Conference, ASHP Midyear Meeting

Requirements for Acceptance

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy
  • Certificate from PGY1 program (or equivalent)
  • Eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts
  • Be a US citizen or carry a permanent resident visa (a "green card")
  • Complete application: letter of intent (including goals), college transcript, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal on-site interview