PGY2 Internal Medicine or PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency
Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Residency PGY-2
Specialty Practice Areas:
To apply for either the PGY2 Internal Medicine OR the PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency program at Boston Medical Center, use this post and state the program you are applying for in the email. The RPD of the respective program will reach out with options for interview dates and times.
Internal Medicine (IM) Residency Special Features: The PGY2 Internal Medicine residency program at Boston Medical Center program offers specialized training focusing in the care of internal medicine patients, including subspecialty services, while building upon foundational skills developed during PGY1 residency training. The residency is a tailored, comprehensive program that emphasizes the development of advanced pharmaceutical care skills in the area of internal medicine. The internal medicine resident will participate in one week of IM evening staffing every 8 weeks and staff every 3rd weekend. Longitudinal projects focus on clinical research or quality improvement based on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement model. Upon completion of the program at Boston Medical Center, the resident will have achieved a level of expertise in internal medicine pharmacotherapy to function as an independent clinical specialist or educator in the area of internal medicine.
Ellen Rubin, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP Clinical Pharmacy Manager – Medicine & Inpatient Transitions of Care Program Director – PGY2 Internal Medicine Ellen.Rubin@bmc.org
Infectious Diseases (ID) Residency Special Features: The PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency program at Boston Medical Center (BMC) provides a structured education and training experience for pharmacists looking to develop clinical expertise in infectious disease pharmacotherapy and antibiotic management. The residency is a tailored, comprehensive program that emphasizes the development of advanced pharmaceutical care skills in the area of infectious diseases, including antibiotic stewardship and inpatient/outpatient HIV pharmacotherapy, antibiotic stewardship. Residents will have the opportunity to rotate through various infectious diseases pharmacy services including, but not limited to, antimicrobial stewardship, ID medicine service, ID consultation, outpatient HIV clinic, and micro lab. Longitudinal projects focus on clinical research or quality improvement based on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement model. Upon completion of the program at Boston Medical Center, the resident will have achieved a level of expertise in infectious diseases to function as an independent clinical specialist or educator in the field.
Alison Blackman, PharmD, BCIDP Clinical Coordinator – Infectious Diseases Program Director – PGY2 Infectious Diseases Alison.Blackman@bmc.org
Requirements for Acceptance
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
Certificate from PGY1 program (or equivalent)
Eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on July 1st
U.S. citizenship or carry a U.S. permanent resident visa ("green card")
Personal on-site interview
BMC Pharmacy Residency candidates should complete an electronic residency application using the ASHP PhORCAS centralized application system. The following materials must be received through PhORCAS by January 2nd, at 11:59 PM EST.
Completed residency application
Verified PharmD transcripts
Letter of intent (including goals)
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Three completed standardized reference forms
Supplemental writing sample
All applicants to ASHP-accredited pharmacy residencies must participate in the Match process sponsored by the National Matching Service (NMS). Applicants to our programs must register with NMS to obtain a match number. Information about applications and deadlines for the Match can be found on the NMS website.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a private, not-for-profit, 514-bed, academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End. BMC is the largest safety net hospital and busiest trauma and emergency services center in New England. BMC provides a fully integrated continuum of outpatient, specialty, and inpatient services, with providers in more than 70 medical specialties and subspecialties. The institution is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine.