Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) are well known for antimicrobial stewardship and the treatment of infectious diseases. The PGY2 ID residency at Nebraska Medicine is designed to prepare each resident to enter a position as a clinical pharmacy specialist in a health-system or a clinical faculty member at a college of pharmacy specialized in these areas.
Required rotations for the infectious diseases residency include Antimicrobial Stewardship – both Institutional and Outreach, teaching rounds on the General Infectious Diseases consult service (3 months), Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases, Oncology Infectious Diseases, Orthopedic Infectious Diseases/Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy monitoring, Microbiology/Orientation, HIV clinic, Drug Use and Policy, Teaching/Pharmacy Grand Rounds and a Research Project. Additional experiences exist in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Leadership Development. Pharmacy practice staffing will occur every third weekend in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
The resident will be based on the main academic campus consisting of The Nebraska Medical Center, Buffett Cancer Center and Lied Transplant Center. It is designated a comprehensive Level One trauma center with over 63,000 emergency room visits per year. As the primary teaching partner for UNMC, Nebraska Medicine is a respected leader in solid organ transplantation, biocontainment, oncology, blood and marrow transplantation, cardiology and neurosciences
Applicants shall be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program
Resident applicants must be participating in, or have completed, an ASHP–accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency or one in the ASHP accreditation process (i.e., one with candidate or preliminary accreditation status)
Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Nebraska
Licensure must be obtained by July 31
Applicants shall participate and adhere to all rules of the ASHP Resident Matching Program
All applicants, both foreign and domestic, must provide proof of United States citizenship or legal immigration status, or proper work authorization (permanent or temporary). At this time, applicants for pharmacy residency programs at Nebraska Medicine are not eligible for visa sponsorship.
About Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Medicine is the primary teaching site for the University of Nebraska Medical Center Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing. It offers a reputation for excellence, innovation and extraordinary patient care. Nebraska Medicine is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Top Hospitals in cancer, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology and nephrology. It has earned J.D. Power and Associates’ Hospital of Distinction award for inpatient services for six consecutive years and has also achieved Magnet recognition status for nursing excellence. This 809 licensed bed academic medical center has an international reputation for providing solid organ and bone marrow transplantation and is well known nationally and regionally for its oncology, neurology and cardiology programs. Nebraska Medicine can be found online at www.nebraskamed.com.