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PGY2 INFECTIOUS DISEASES RESIDENCY

Comprehensive Training In Infectious Diseases

This 12-month, ASHP-accredited, PGY2 infectious diseases residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is designed to provide the resident an opportunity to advance his/her/their clinical knowledge and judgement beyond that of a PGY1 general practice 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

  • General infectious diseases – inpatient consult service team 1
  • General infectious diseases – inpatient consult service team 2
  • Transplant infectious diseases – inpatient consult service
  • Antimicrobial stewardship – local
  • Antimicrobial stewardship – system
  • Infectious diseases/HIV outpatient clinic (longitudinal)

Elective opportunities in other practice areas are available and may be completed based on specific interests of the resident, 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 supplementary form

Incomplete applications will not be considered

Requirements

Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency, and eligible for licensure in Missouri with MTS certification is required.

Number of Positions
One per year

Contacts
Tamara Krekel, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Program Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency
Department of Pharmacy 90-52-411
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mailstop 90-52-411
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
Voicemail: 314.362.9567
E-mail: [email protected]

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