The PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at UAB Hospital is a one-year program designed to prepare graduates to be pharmacy specialists in the care of patients with infectious diseases. Its focus is the development of the knowledge and skills necessary to be integral members of an antimicrobial stewardship program and to contribute to public health efforts to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance and vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to qualifying the resident for clinical pharmacy specialist positions in infectious diseases or faculty areas, graduates will be prepared to sit for the Board Certification Exam in Infectious Diseases Pharmacy upon successful completion of the program.
The applicant must possess a PharmD degree and have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency.
About University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Hospital
The UAB Department of Pharmacy consists of an extensive inpatient practice, ambulatory care, education and development, therapeutic policy management, and informatics areas. Each division is specialized and sub-specialized serving the needs of our diverse patient populations. Working together to support pharmacy operations, approximately 250 pharmacists and 200 technicians provide high-quality patient care through teamwork and clinical expertise. With the wide variety of practice opportunities, pharmacists have many unique career options available to them at UAB.