The PGY2 infectious diseases residency is affiliated with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) School of Pharmacy. The program will give the resident an opportunity for extensive experience in all aspects of health-system pharmacy related to infectious diseases. These include infectious diseases consult service, antimicrobial stewardship, longitudinal HIV and hepatitis C clinics, emergency medicine, critical care, microbiology, infection prevention, and pediatric infectious diseases. Residents are required to teach and precept SIUE pharmacy students.
Individuals completing the Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY-2) Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at HSHS St. John’s Hospital and SIUE will be highly qualified clinical specialists and preceptors or faculty members in the area of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy/ antimicrobial stewardship at an acute care hospital. They will also be qualified to sit for the exam to become a Board Certified Infectious Diseases Pharmacist (BCIDP) offered by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).
About HSHS St. John's Hospital
Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is a 15 hospital system that cares for patients in Illinois and Wisconsin. HSHS is committed to its mission “to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry.”