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PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency

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NYU Winthrop offers a one-year postgraduate year 2 (PGY-2) Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency program. You receive the training necessary to develop clinical expertise in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship.

The core rotations in adult infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, clinical microbiology laboratory and pediatric infectious diseases advance your knowledge of different aspects of infectious diseases and help you develop clinical skills. Additional rotations can include transplant infectious diseases, adult hematology/oncology, pediatric hematology/oncology, pediatric antimicrobial stewardship and allergy/immunology clinic.

Longitudinal involvement with the Antimicrobial Subcommittee of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and completion of a research project are required. As a resident in our program, you have a broad range of clinical and research opportunities and the flexibility to integrate your professional goals.

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PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Curriculum

Orientation/Pharmacy Operations 4 weeks
Adult Infectious Diseases Consult 16 weeks
Antimicrobial Stewardship 4 weeks
Medical ICU 4 weeks
Surgical ICU 4 weeks
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consult 4 weeks
Microbiology 4 weeks

Elective Rotations

Adult Hematology/Oncology 4 weeks
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 4 weeks
Transplant Infectious Diseases 4 weeks
Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship 4 weeks
Critical care
Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Surgical ICU
Neurosurgical ICU
Neonatal ICU
4 weeks
Allergy/Immunology Outpatient Clinic 2 weeks

Longitudinal Pharmacy Practice Requirements

  • Research for presentation at local and regional pharmacy conferences: ID Week, Eastern States Conference, and NYU Winthrop Research Day.
  • Manuscript publication.
  • Antimicrobial stewardship on-call pager (every other weekend).
  • Committee participation.
  • Presentations to ID fellows and attendings.
  • PGY1 and P6 pharmacy resident and student preceptorship.
  • Drug information/Education.

Employment Information

Number of PGY-2 Positions: One

Start Date: July 1, 2021

Application Deadline: January 5, 2021

Stipend: $60,000

Benefits: Comprehensive health insurance, 10 vacation days, conference days

Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to our PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency program must possess a PharmD degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)–accredited college or school of pharmacy. You must also have completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York state.

Application Process

  • All official college transcripts.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Participation in the ASHP Residency Match program and Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PHORCAS) is required.
  • Three references submitted using the reference form in PHORCAS.
  • A personal statement that describes your goals and interests, motivation for completing a PGY-2 Infectious Disease Pharmacy Residency, and why you want to be a part of NYU Langone Winthrop Hospital.
  • An on-site interview, if requested, is also required and will be conducted at the applicant’s expense.

Please submit application material through PHORCAS by January 5, 2021.

Residency Program Director: Sharon Blum, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP


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