Our infectious diseases (ID) PGY2 residency program at Intermountain Healthcare will provide a rigorous foundation to ensure proficiency in ID pharmacotherapy and antimicrobial stewardship, including unique experiences in pediatrics, home health, and telehealth ID. Graduates of the program will leave competent to establish a variety of infectious diseases services in any health-system, educate students, patients, and healthcare professionals, and position themselves to be successful in attainment of board certification in infectious diseases.
Intermountain Healthcare serves the health care needs of Utah and Southern Idaho residents and is composed of 24 hospitals, >185 outpatient clinics, a supply chain center, a homecare program, and integrated medical care under the insurance brand SelectHealth. The System Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist Manager co-leads antimicrobial stewardship for the system with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Medical Director and has eight ID and antimicrobial stewardship pharmacists throughout the system who report to her. These pharmacists work collaboratively to coordinate system-wide antimicrobial stewardship initiatives and serve on the Intermountain Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee that reports through the System Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Candidates must graduate from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program with a doctor of pharmacy degree and completed an accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency program. Candidates must be eligible for Utah licensure and are expected to obtain a pharmacist license in Utah within the first 90 days of the program.
About Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare is a charitable, nonprofit, community-owned healthcare organization based in Salt Lake City, Utah that serves the health needs of Utah and Idaho residents. The Intermountain system includes 23 hospitals as well as clinics, home health agencies, women’s centers, drug dependency units, affiliated physicians and health insurance plans. For more information please visit our website.