The Parkland PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency program focuses on the development and management of clinical skills to enhance multi-disciplinary and pharmacist-managed patient care in all areas of Infectious Diseases. The residency centers on the development of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to identify and implement drug therapy management recommendations. It is a 12 month training program designed to comply with standards established by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Pharmacists completing this residency program will be specialists in providing pharmaceutical care within multiple inpatient and ambulatory care environments, including inpatient consult, antimicrobial stewardship, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT), and HCV/HIV. The resident will be able to function as an infectious diseases clinical pharmacy specialist or seek an adjunct clinical faculty position.
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Parkland is a Level I trauma center serving the indigent patients of Dallas County. Parkland serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. More than 60 percent of the doctors in the Dallas area have undergone formal training at Parkland.
The hospital system boasts several Centers of Excellence with the most skilled health professionals and state-of-the-art tools and equipment. Our areas of excellence include: Trauma, Burns, Spinal Cord Injuries, Cancer, Endocrinology, Women & Infants, Epilepsy, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, and Orthopedics.
The Parkland Pharmacy department consists of more than 500 personnel. The ambulatory services include over 150 specialty clinics, 12 community oriented primary care clinics, Jail Health and Mobile HOMES homeless outreach program.
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Overview Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgc3PJWdL3Q