NIH GUIDE, Volume 23, Number 28, July 29, 1994


P.T. 34



Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

The Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of

Health, has a requirement for an academic institution located within

two and one-half hours travel time from the Washington, DC metropolitan

area, which offers a pharmacy degree program to monitor and maintain

the current Pharmacy Residency Program.  The academic institution must

be formally accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical


The program currently includes the pharmacy practice residency and

three specialized residencies:  (1) Oncology pharmacy practice, (2)

primary care pharmacy practice, and (3) drug information and

pharmacotherapy.  Pharmacy practice residents rotate among the

following areas:  acute care in oncology and internal medicine,

ambulatory care, pharmaceutical development, drug information and

pharmacotherapy, and pharmacy management.  Elective rotations are also

offered in pediatric oncology, mental health, critical care medicine

and pharmacokinetics.  Off-site rotations at nearby organizations, such

as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and U.S. Pharmacopoeia

Convention are also available.

In addition to a regular 40-hour week, residents will be required to

work every other weekend (two eight-hour shifts) and an eight-hour

shift on five federal holidays.  The period of performance will be for

one year with four 12-month option periods.  This will be a five-year


The contractor shall be required to provide the services of a pharmacy

resident each year of the contract in the following four categories:

(1) General Hospital Pharmacy Practice, (2) Primary Care, (3) Oncology

Pharmacy Practice, and (4) Drug Information and Pharmacotherapy.  Each

year, the contractor will develop a mechanism to provide a list of

qualified candidates to fill each of the four residency positions.  The

residents will be replaced yearly by the contractor upon completion of

the training goals and objectives that have been prepared for each

program.  Additionally, the contractor shall be required to review and

evaluate the residency training goals and objectives, qualifications of

the Pharmacy Department preceptors, and training sites and provide

recommendations on how to improve and/or expand the existing programs.


This Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued on or about August 1,

1994, with the estimated proposal due by September 15, 1994.  All

sources who consider themselves qualified are encouraged to submit

proposals.  Telephone requests for copies of the solicitation or other

requests for information are not acceptable and will not be honored.

All written requests must cite the RFP number and include two self-

addressed mailing labels.  Requests for copies of the solicitation are

must be directed to:

Mrs. Johnnie L. Rice

ATTN:  RFP-CC-94-23

Office of Purchasing and Contracts

Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

6010 Executive Boulevard, Room 216

Bethesda, MD  20892


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