Postgraduate Year Two Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency
NYU Langone Health offers a one-year postgraduate year two (PGY-2) Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island. Residents receive the training they need to develop clinical expertise in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship.
Longitudinal involvement with the Antimicrobial Subcommittee of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and completion of a research project are required. Residents gain a broad range of clinical and research experience, and our dynamic curriculum allows for flexibility to integrate professional goals.
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Curriculum
Our curriculum consists of the following core rotations:
- adult infectious diseases consult
- antimicrobial stewardship
- medical intensive care unit (ICU)
- orientation/pharmacy operations
- pediatric infectious diseases consult
- surgical ICU
Residents may choose from the following elective rotations:
- adult hematology–oncology
- allergy/immunology outpatient clinic
- critical care
- medical ICU
- neonatal ICU
- neurosurgical ICU
- pediatric antimicrobial stewardship
- pediatric hematology–oncology
- surgical ICU
- transplant infectious diseases
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Longitudinal Requirements
Longitudinal responsibilities include the following:
- research for presentation at local and regional pharmacy conferences including Infectious Disease Week, Eastern States Conference, and NYU Long Island School of Medicine House Staff Research Day
- manuscript publication
- antimicrobial stewardship on-call pager (every other weekend)
- committee participation
- presentations to infectious disease fellows and attendings
- PGY-1 and P6 pharmacy resident and student preceptorship
- drug information and education
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Stipend and Benefits
Residents receive a stipend of $60,000, as well as comprehensive health insurance, 10 vacation days, and conference days.
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Eligibility Requirements
Applicants to our PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency must possess a PharmD degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)–accredited college or school of pharmacy. Applicants must also have completed a PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency and be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York State.
How to Apply
We offer one PGY-2 position in infectious diseases pharmacy per year. Applicants must apply through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program. The resident matching program code is 633555.
Applicants must submit the following materials by January 4, 2022:
- all official college transcripts
- three letters of recommendation
- letter of intent that describes the applicant’s goals and interests, their motivation for completing the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency, and reasons why they would like to be a part of NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island
An on-site interview, if requested, is also required and will be conducted at the applicant’s expense.
The residency start date is July 1, 2022, subject to change.
For more information about the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency, email program director Sharon Blum, PharmD, BCIDP, at email@example.com.