The PGY2 ID Residency at Wake Forest focuses on clinical practice and antimicrobial stewardship. The year is composed of 10-11 clinical rotation experiences and one research month. Experiences include three elective months and 7 months on core services: ID Consults, ID Clinic, and Antibiotic Support Team. The ID clinic is Ryan White grant-supported and serves approximately 3,500 HIV positive patients. Research opportunities are both clinical and in vitro. Scholarly activities are encouraged, including presentation of research at a regional or national conference. Other responsibilities include didactic teaching within the physician assistant program, student precepting, and multiple formal and informal presentations. Elective opportunities include General Medicine, MICU, Solid Organ Transplant, Stem Cell Transplant, Leukemia, Home Infusion Pharmacy, Pediatric ID Consults, and a newly added Academia experience at a local school of pharmacy. Orientation includes a 2-week experience in the clinical microbiology lab. Graduates of the Wake Forest ID Residency are capable of working in various settings, such as an academic medical center, ID clinic, and school of pharmacy.
Requirements: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of pharmacy, licensure or eligible for licensure in the state of North Carolina, and successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency.
About Wake Forest Baptist Health
Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, WFBMC is a Level I Adult and Pediatric trauma and burn centers. It is an integrated system that operates 1,004 acute care, rehabilitation and psychiatric care beds, outpatient services, and community health and information centers. The Medical Center consists of an adult inpatient care facility, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Heart and Vascular Center, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Emergency Departments for both adult and pediatric patients, and large outpatient care facilities. Through these resources the hospital provides acute care to both adult and pediatric patients throughout the western region of North Carolina and specialty care to patients internationally. WFBMC admits approximately 40,000 inpatients each year and has over a million outpatient visits at all ambulatory and outpatient departments. WFBMC performs approximately 14,500 annual inpatient and 22,800 outpatient surgeries and its emergency room has approximately 108,000 visits per year. WFBMC is affiliated with Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
Over 400 administrators, pharmac...ists, and technicians provide comprehensive pharmacy services spanning the continuum of care across multiple patient populations. WFBMC has a long history of clinical excellence and innovation in pharmacy practice. Today the department provides decentralized clinical services to more than 37 inpatient services and a variety of ambulatory clinics. Pharmacists and technicians partner to ensure safe transitions of care during patient admission and discharge and assist patients in accessing pharmaceutical care. In the ambulatory setting the Department of Pharmacy has community and specialty outpatient services as well as home infusion. Graduate Pharmacy Education consists of nine ASHP accredited residency programs, an internship program, and learning experiences for four schools of pharmacy in North Carolina.