The PGY-2 Infectious Diseases (ID) Pharmacy Residency program at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC) will provide residents the opportunities to expand their clinical skills through monthly rotations including: Antimicrobial Stewardship, ID consult service, Infectious Diseases Transition Services as well as ambulatory care services focusing on HIV and Hepatitis C. Management experience will be gained throughout the year during the ID pharmacy resident’s work with the Antimicrobial Stewardship committee and formulary management. The ID pharmacy resident will also have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students as well as co-precept PGY-1 pharmacy residents, which will allow them to develop and refine their teaching skills. Longitudinal experiences include: completion of a Medication Use Evaluation, Research project, participation in the Antimicrobial Stewardship committee, and presentations to the pharmacy staff as well as the nursing school. Residents who successfully complete the PGY2 ID pharmacy residency program at PPMC are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification in the area of practice.
Doctorate of Pharmacy, completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Residency program or equivalent clinical experience, eligibility for Pennsylvania pharmacy licensure, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae, three completed recommendation forms, and letter of intent
Additional Salary Information: Fringe benefits: 10 days of paid time off; health, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance; travel and meeting allowances
About Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is a tertiary care academic medical center offering state-of-the-art services, with a Pavilion of Advanced Care comprised of 60-ICU beds that has been recognized with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Design Award. As the Level One Trauma Center for Penn Medicine, PPMC has services that provide the most complex medical and surgical treatments by a world-renowned team of medical professionals. PPMC is a major center for Critical Care, Traumatology, Orthopedics, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, and Oncology while serving as a teaching hospital for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency programs. A technologically advanced institution with integrated computerized physician order entry system (EPIC); centralized state-of-the-art IV clean room (USP 797 compliant) and chemotherapy program (USP 800 compliant); automated robotic unit dose distribution system (Swisslog) and smart infusion pumps.