Jennifer Collins, PharmD
PGY2 Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Resident


Jen Collins is one of the current PGY2 Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Residents at the University of Chicago Medicine, where she also completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency. She graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. During her time at Belmont, she was a member of the Bruin’s Women’s Soccer team while serving various roles for the University and interning at Walgreens. Her interests include hematologic malignancies, bone marrow transplant, and investigational drugs.


PGY1 Research

Incidence of febrile neutropenia in obese breast cancer patients

*Presented poster at the Annual ASHP Midyear Meeting, Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Conference, and UCM Quality Improvement Fair


PGY2 Research

Posaconazole effect on tacrolimus levels and dosing

*To be presented at the Annual HOPA Conference

Value of the UCM Program

  • Direct integration into multidisciplinary teams

  • Complicated and versatile patient population

  • Vigorous on-call program

  • Wide variety of rotation experiences

My Favorite Aspects of the UCM Program

  • Variety of clinical rotations

  • High-quality preceptors

  • Inter-resident bonding


  • Grand Rounds Presentation: The PARP Inhibitor: A Jack of All Trades?

  • Grand Rounds Presentation: Hot for Hormones: Extending the Duration of Hormone Therapy in ER(+) Breast Cancer

  • The Script – Newsletter Article: 2017 Infectious Disease Society of America’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis

  • Resident Teaching Certificate Program

  • Pharmacy Week Brown Bag Event Volunteer

  • Primary APPE Internal Medicine Preceptorship

  • Primary IPPE Research Project Preceptorship


  • Alumni

  • Drug Shortages

  • Heart Walk

  • Secretary

  • Social Chair

Jen's PGY2 Clinical Rotation Schedule

Module 1: Intro to Oncology

Module 2: Bone Marrow Transplant

Module 3: Leukemia

Module 4: Chemo Service

Module 5: Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic

Module 6: Supportive Oncology

Module 7: Gynecologic Oncology

Module 8: Pediatric Oncology

Module 9: Pain and Palliative Care

Module 10: Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases

Jen's PGY1 Clinical Rotation Schedule

Module 1: Medical/Surgical

Module 2: Internal Medicine

Module 3: Leukemia

Module 4.1: Administration

Module 4.2: Central Pharmacy

Module 5: Medical Intensive Care Unit

Module 6.1: Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Module 6.2: Central Pharmacy

Module 7: General Pediatrics

Module 8.1: Central Pharmacy 

Module 8.2: Anticoagulation Management Services Ambulatory Care Clinic

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