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Comprehensive Training In Infectious Diseases at an IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

This 12-month, ASHP-accredited, PGY2 infectious diseases pharmacy residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is designed to provide the resident an opportunity to advance their clinical knowledge and judgement beyond that of a PGY1 resident in the area of infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship. The residency program is designed to help equip the resident with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to be an adept, independent, clinical pharmacy specialist practitioner/educator in the area of infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship. The program aims to accomplish this goal through comprehensive core training, collaboration with other healthcare providers, appropriately close mentorship with earned independence, and exposure to collaborative and independent teaching opportunities. Upon completion of the residency, the graduating resident will be prepared to provide comprehensive infectious diseases pharmaceutical care and be able to successfully serve healthcare organizations as a resource for information on antimicrobials, for decision-making affecting the care of patients with infections, for leadership in formulary decision-making for antimicrobials, and for education and training of others, including patients, the public, trainees, and healthcare professionals.

This PGY2 residency program participates in the ASHP residency match program.

Required Rotations

  • Orientation (new incoming residents)
  • General infectious diseases 1
  • General infectious diseases 2
  • Transplant infectious diseases 1
  • Transplant infectious diseases 2
  • BJH Antimicrobial stewardship 1
  • BJC Antimicrobial stewardship
  • HIV/Infectious diseases clinic

Elective opportunities in other practice areas may be developed and completed based on specific interests of the resident and preceptor availability, time permitting.

Application Information

Application Procedure

For consideration, the following must be submitted through PhORCAS:

  • Completed PhORCAS application
  • Pharmacy school transcripts
  • Three PhORCAS standardized reference forms (at least two rotation preceptors)
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital interview request form

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy (or one in the process of pursuing accreditation) or Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the NABP, successful completion of an ASHP accredited or candidate status PGY1 residency, and eligible for licensure in Missouri with MTS certification is required.

Number of Positions
One per year

Tamara Krekel, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Program Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases
Pharmacy Residency
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
Mailstop 90-52-411
St. Louis, MO 63110-1026
Voicemail: 314-362-9567
E-mail: [email protected]

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