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St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI)

Post Graduate Year Two (PGY2) - Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program

St. Luke's Boise is known for its centers of excellence in cancer, heart, and women's and children's care. Among our many services, we are home to St. Luke's Heart, St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute's largest clinic, St. Luke's Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, and St. Luke's Children's Hospital, the only children's hospital in Idaho.

Known for its clinical excellence, St. Luke's Boise has been nationally recognized for quality and patient safety, and is proud to be designated a Magnet hospital, the gold standard for nursing care.

General Info

Required Rotations

Orientation (2 weeks)                                                         Oral Chemotherapy (5 weeks)

Medical Oncology Boise (5 weeks)                                    Precepting (4 weeks)

Research Meridian (4 weeks)                                            Inpatient Oncology (5 weeks)

Autologous BMT (5 weeks)                                                Pediatric Oncology (5 weeks)           

Administration (Longitudinal)                                            Staffing (4 weeks- end of residency)


Additional Rotations

Orientation to Fruitland (1-2 weeks)

Radiation Oncology (3 weeks)

Palliative Care (3 weeks)

Outpatient Oncology – Boise VA (2 weeks)


You will complete numerous projects throughout the residency year. Select one major project to present at the Western States Residency Conference.  This will include an abstract and 15 minute power point presentation. After returning from Western States, the project will be written in manuscript form prior to residency completion. The resident will select one preceptor to serve as a mentor for the major residency project. The resident and the preceptor will meet on a regular basis to discuss details of the project, timelines, obstacles and accomplishments. Major project timeline:

  • Project ideas & discussion – Nov 1
  • Project selection – Dec 1
  • Timeline – Dec 1
  • Goals & objectives – Dec 15
  • Abstract (rough draft) for Western States Residency Conference – Jan 15
  • Powerpoint presentation (rough draft) – April 15

Staffing & Other Activities

  • Opportunity to serve as the primary preceptor for 1 P4 student and/or 1 PGY1 resident
  • Assist in updating the current rotation materials
  • Schedule rotation activities
  • Oversee all projects done by the student/resident and ensure deadlines are met
  • Contribute to the evaluation of the student/resident

Contact Information

Robert S. Mancini, Pharm.D., BCOP
PGY2 Oncology Residency Director (208) 381-3108
St. Luke's Mountain States Tumor Institute Email: mancinir@slhs.org

Contact Us:
(208) 342-2581

P.O. Box 7625
Boise, ID 83707

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