Melika Fini, Pharmacy Resident

PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident

Hometown

Tehran, Iran | Chicago, Ill.

Pharmacy School/Graduation Year

North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2017

PGY1 Location

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy - University of Illinois Health

PGY2 Rotations

Investigational Drug Services, Breast Clinic, Acute Oncology, Infection Disease, Palliative Care, Courage Clinic, Inpatient Hematology, Grace Clinic, Life/Hope Clinic, Faith Clinic, Inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant

PGY1 Residency Project

Cost-Effectiveness of FDA-Approved Medications for Opioid Use Disorder from a Third-Party Perspective

PGY2 Residency Project

Utilizing Automated Patient Engagement to Augment an Oral Chemotherapy Management Program

Why did you choose to pursue a residency?

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”– Eric Hoffer. Residency allows me to continue to be a learner, and being a learner is crucial in field of ever changing pharmacy.

What attracted you to the Froedtert & MCW pharmacy residency program?

I appreciate the variety of rotations that are offered in the Froedtert & MCW program in both ambulatory and inpatient settings. Also, I liked the people that I interacted with during the interview process.

Professional Interests

Oncology, hematology, ambulatory care

Hobbies

I enjoy spending time with my friends, family and my dog! I love to explore different restaurants and travel.

Favorite Things to Do in Milwaukee

I’m learning that there is so much to do in Milwaukee; I enjoy exploring different breweries and learning different ways to make cheese curds. My goal is to explore at least twenty breweries by the end of my PGY2.

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