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PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Infectious Diseases; ASHP-accredited
Program director contact info
Jessica Holt, PharmD, BCPS-ID
Pharmacists completing this specialized residency in infectious diseases will be able to function both as independent practitioners and as members of interdisciplinary teams in providing patient care for populations with multiple infectious disease states.
They will be competent educators, delivering clinical and didactic education to other healthcare professionals on infectious diseases related topics. They will have acquired and demonstrated an understanding of the principles of clinical research. They will be proficient in the medication use process, formulary management, drug policy development and outcomes assessment. They will display the characteristics of a professional in all areas, including organization, communication and self-motivation.
The PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Infectious Diseases at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is both flexible and focused. The resident will develop skills to advance as both an independent practitioner as well as a member of interdisciplinary teams in providing patient care, with a focus on infectious diseases.
The pharmacy practice model at Abbott Northwestern Hospital combines decentralized pharmacist practice with responsibility for a drug distribution system that leverages Pyxis MedStation drug distribution and a state-of–the-art sterile compounding facility.
The resident will work closely with the clinical infectious diseases pharmacist/program director, infectious diseases and infection control practitioners, and numerous pharmacists specialized in clinical pharmacy, informatics, logistics and leadership. The resident will gain valuable experiences by preparing and presenting educational programs, participating in multidisciplinary patient care rounds, staffing, teaching students and completing a research project.
Additional rotations are available based on the resident's interests and career goals
The resident will staff a decentral practice area or central pharmacy every third weekend after introductory training is completed through the end of the residency year. Each resident will work two of six observed holidays.
Number of positions and stipend
One full-time PGY2 Pharmacy Resident in Infectious Diseases position.
Stipend of approximately $44,000. Please contact the Residency Program Director for specifics.
Submit all application materials through the ASHP PhORCAS system by January 15, 2013.
Ramy Elshaboury, PharmD (2012-2013): Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Coordinator; Wheaton Franciscan, St. Joseph Campus, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Ann (Foede) Wigton, PharmD (2011-2012): Critical Care Pharmacist, Unity Hospital, Fridley, Minnesota
Krista (Berge) Gens, PharmD (2009-2010): Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, North Memorial Medical Center, Robbinsdale, Minnesota