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:
- orientation/pharmacy operations
- adult infectious diseases consult
- antimicrobial stewardship
- critical care: medical intensive care unit (ICU)
- pediatric infectious diseases consult
Residents may choose from the following elective rotations:
- advanced critical care: surgical ICU
- transplant infectious diseases
- adult hematology–oncology
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Longitudinal Requirements
Longitudinal responsibilities include the following:
- research projects leading to manuscript publication
- presentation of research at local and regional professional conferences
- on call for antimicrobial stewardship pager every other weekend
- drug information and education of nursing, pharmacists, house staff, and infectious diseases fellows
- PGY-1 and P6 resident and student preceptorship
- interdisciplinary local and enterprise-wide committee participation
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.
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Application Process
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 5, 2022:
- letter of intent that describes goals and interests and motivation for completing the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency and joining NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island
- three letters of recommendation
- all official college transcripts
An interview is 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.