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The WakeMed Health & Hospitals PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program provides residents with the experience and knowledge necessary to become competent practitioners in infectious diseases pharmacy practice and antimicrobial stewardship.
PGY2 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. PGY2 residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification, if available.
The resident will excel in the care of patients with infectious diseases in any setting. Excellence will be achieved by completing the following objectives:
WakeMed Health & Hospitals Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) was established in 2009. The ASP covers 3 acute care facilities, 3 free standing emergency departments, 1 inpatient rehabilitation center, and primary care clinics. The ASP is a multidisciplinary group that includes an infectious diseases physician, infectious diseases pharmacist, microbiologists, infection preventionists, clinical nurse specialists, and physicians. It is led by the Medical Director of Occupational Health and Infection Prevention, Christopher Ingram, MD. WakeMed ASP has several interdisciplinary rounding services including: (1) Antimicrobial Stewardship - 3 days a week; (2) HAI Prevention (HAIPI) - 2 days a week; and (3) Clinical Microbiology - one day a week.
Qualified candidates will be invited for an on-site interview.
Number of Positions: 1
Rotations & Required Activities
The resident will have 9 required one month rotations depending on their previous experiences and interests. Rotation selection will be tailored to the resident’s past experience and career goals. The resident will also provide pharmacy services in the Wake County Health Department (WCHD) HIV Clinic by completing a one month ambulatory care rotation with a focus in HIV followed by 2 half days a month for the rest of the year in the WCHD HIV clinic. The resident will serve on interdisciplinary committees including the Antimicrobial Stewardship P&T sub-committee and Sepsis Taskforce Committee.
Additional Required Activities:
Shannon Holt, PharmD, BCPS-AQ IDClinical Pharmacist Specialist, Infectious DiseasesResidency Director, PGY2 Infectious Diseases PharmacyAssistant Professor of Clinical Education | UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy firstname.lastname@example.org
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610