PGY2 Infectious Disease - Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Type: Residency PGY-2
Specialty Practice Areas:
The PGY2 residency in infectious diseases pharmacy builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in the specialized area of infectious diseases. This PGY2 residency provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of care to patients with infectious diseases. Residents who successfully complete the accredited PGY2 residency in infectious diseases pharmacy are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or specialized positions including antimicrobial stewardship, along with board certification in infectious diseases.
Areas of experience will include, but are not limited to:
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of anti-infective
Diagnostic tests aimed at infectious diseases
Antibiotic formulary considerations and management
Microbiological processes and testing
Hospital epidemiology and infection control
Anti-infective resistance and practices to control measures
Daily antibiotic management program that includes identifying drug/microbe mismatches, antibiotic selection, IV to oral antibiotic conversion, etc.
Anti-infective education of medical and surgical residents and staff, pharmacy residents, students, and staff
Provision of drug information to health care professionals affiliated with Indiana University Health and surrounding health care settings
Preparation and publication of manuscripts and/or poster suitable for publication in the peer-reviewed literature
Earn an “Achieved” status on at least 80% of the program objectives
Successfully complete a research project with manuscripts
Successfully complete an ACPE accredited presentation
Complete 12 months of training
Participate in the ID Clinical Council
Participate in Microbiology AIM meeting
Coordinate the Infectious Diseases Journal Club
Contribute to efforts of formulary management
Successfully complete a research project with a manuscript and/or poster and present at a national meeting
The qualified applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and must be eligible for Indiana licensure. Completion of a prior ASHP accredited PGY1 residency is required.
All offers are contingent upon a background check, reference check, and pre-placement health assessment, which includes a drug test. If selected for an on-site interview, a presentation and completion of clinical case will be required.
Serving more than one million patients annually, Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system, with hospitals and specialties ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.
A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine—one of the nation’s largest medical schools—gives patients access to groundbreaking research and innovative treatments, and it offers team members access to the latest science and the very best training—advancing healthcare for all.
At IU Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. As a member of our team, you will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as advanced clinical training, leadership development, promotion opportunities and cross-training development.
At IU Health, you will find challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. Apply today, and join the team that’s changing healthcare for the better.