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PMC PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency

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Program description


The PGY2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency program at Novant Health is a one-year program designed to provide focused training in the core aspects of infectious diseases with an emphasis on system-wide antimicrobial stewardship and technology management.

Graduates of this program will be prepared to practice as a Clinical Specialist in Infectious Diseases, implement and/or expand an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, guide clinical outcomes research, and provide effective education to a variety of audiences..

Curriculum


Required
Orientation
Antimicrobial stewardship, tertiary care
Antimicrobial stewardship, community
Infectious diseases, consult service
Infectious Diseases Concepts in Immunocompromised Populations
Pharmacy administration/Pharmacoeconomics
Infectious Diseases Concepts in Critical Care (MICU/SICU/CICU/Neuro ICU or Emergency Medicine)
Longitudinal
Infectious diseases seminar, biweekly
Microbiology, biweekly
Infectious Diseases Seminar
Research Project/Medication Use Evaluation
Practice Foundation Management, quarterly
Elective (choose 3-4)
Infectious Diseases Concepts in Critical Care (MICU/SICU/CICU/Neuro ICU or Emergency Medicine)
Infectious Diseases Concepts in Pediatrics (required if no pediatric experience as PGY1)
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consult
Infectious Diseases, Consult Service II
HepC/HIV Clinic (concentrated, off-site)
Antimicrobial Stewardship, Elective
Teaching opportunities
Teaching opportunities include precepting first year pharmacy residents as well as pharmacy students from Wingate University School of Pharmacy, Campbell University College of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Eschelman School of Pharmacy, and Highpoint University College of Pharmacy. Teaching certificate program is available through Shenandoah University or Highpoint University.
Service (leadership)
Antimicrobial stewardship clinical staffing every 3rd/4th weekend
Rotation through infectious diseases clinical on-call service every 3/4 weeks
Participate in infectious diseases subcommittee, pharmacy & therapeutics, antimicrobial stewardship program committee, and infection prevention meetings
Submit research for presentation at an infectious diseases conference
Conduct a medication use evaluation
Present 2 continuing education lectures on infectious diseases topics


Program completion


Upon completion, residents will have gained the following skills:
  • Specialist knowledge of common and uncommon infectious disease states
  • Antimicrobial pharmacotherapy expertise
  • Implemention and/or expansion of antimicrobial stewardship programs, including metrics, value, benchmarking
  • Preceptorship and education
  • Research and medical writing

Benefits


Stipend
$53,000 paid by Novant Health
Leave availability
10 days of paid time off, five additional days for post-graduate employment interviews
Insurance
Contributory health insurance
Paid life insurance
Professional development
Support is available for the ASHP midyear meeting, and also for a major ID conference.
Additional items
Four paid holidays.

Applications

Application information

Interested applicants should apply for consideration by using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Please submit your application though this service no later than program specific deadlines as outlined below.

Eligibility requirements
  • Doctor of pharmacy degree from an accredited school or college of pharmacy
  • Completion of an ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency (PGY1)
  • Onsite interview required
  • All residents will be required to become licensed in North Carolina by August 31st

Application requirements
  • Applications submitted through PhORCAS
  • Complete applications include
    • Official transcripts
    • Letter of intent
    • Letters of reference (3)
    • Curriculum vitae
  • Interested applicants must register for the resident matching program
    • Phase I
    • Phase II

Application deadline

December 31, 2019

Contact


Lacie McKamey, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases
Phone: 704-384-3141
Email: ljmckamey@novanthealth.org