PGY2 Residencies

Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers PGY2 residencies in critical care, infectious diseases, hematology/oncology and transplant. Please see below for specific information pertaining to each PGY2 residency as well as program contact information.

Critical Care

Number of positions: 2 (filled for 2014)

Infectious Diseases

Number of positions: 1 (filled for 2014)


Number of positions: 1
Start Date: July 1, 2014
Estimated Stipend: $46,000
Application Deadline: January 15, 2014
Mary Koslosky, PharmD, BCOP Northwestern Memorial Hospital 251 E. Huron St. Pharmacy Department, Feinberg LC 700 Chicago, IL 60611 312-472-3790

  • Graduate of a Doctor of Pharmacy program from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy.
  • Completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program.
  • Eligible for Illinois licensure and U.S. citizenship.
  • Participation in an on-site interview.

How to apply/Application Requirements

  • All interested candidates must register with both PhORCAS and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Resident Matching Service (NMS Code 647860)
  • All application materials must be submitted through the PhORCAS online portal.


  • Submit application through PhORCAS
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • 3 letters of recommendation (the Standard Reference Form in PhORCAS may be utilized for recommendations; a separate letter is not necessary).
  • Pharmacy school transcripts

Interview Process

  • All candidates are required to attend an on-site interview during the month of February.

Required Rotations
Pharmacy Practice: Introduces the responsibilities and skills of a clinical pharmacist, including orientation to policies at NMH, as well as training residents to independently practice in central and satellite pharmacies.

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Oncology Administration
  • Investigational Drug Services
  • Outpatient Oncology Clinic
  • Longitudinal Outpatient Clinic

Elective Rotations

  • Immunocompromised infectious disease
  • Drug information
  • Critical Care: Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Specialty Pharmacy

Committee Participation

  • Resident will participate in monthly Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee meetings.

Additional Activities

  • Participation in a longitudinal research project that will be presented at the Great Lakes Residency Conference is required. Residents are also required to present patient cases at the weekly PGY2 noon conference (each resident presents two times per month) and present at least two formal hour-long disease state reviews at Pharmacy Grand Rounds throughout the year. The PGY2 resident will be involved with precepting PGY1 residents and pharmacy students during their learning experiences. In addition, the resident will be required to prepare and present didactic lectures for the oncology pharmacotherapeutics module at Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy.


  • Staffing is an integral part of the development of a clinical pharmacist.
  • The resident will staff in the inpatient oncology pharmacy every third weekend throughout the residency year.
  • In addition, the resident will be expected to staff one winter holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's).



Number of positions: 1