Comprehensive health insurance, 14 vacation days, 2 personal days, 7 professional meeting days
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This is a one year specialized residency training program designed to prepare the resident to become an infectious diseases clinical pharmacy specialist.
The infectious diseases pharmacy residency program at MSKCC provides the resident advanced training in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy for a variety of medical and surgical patients, both adult and pediatric, in mostly the inpatient setting with some outpatient experiences. The antimicrobial stewardship component allows opportunity to improve leadership skills and collaborate with multiple disciplines on quality improvement projects, guideline development and implementation, as well as education. Infections in immunocompromised patients is a particular strength of the training at MSKCC. Longitudinal involvement with the Antimicrobial Subcommittee of the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and completion of a research project are required. The program will provide the resident with broad range of clinical and research opportunities. The program is flexible to integrate the professional goals of the resident. After completing this program, the resident will have gained the knowledge and experience to be a competent infectious diseases pharmacy practitioner.
PGY-2 ID Pharmacy Residency Curriculum
Orientation/Pharmacy Operations: 2 weeks
Orientation: 2 weeks
Microbiology Laboratory: 2 weeks
Infection Control: 2 weeks
ID Consult Service (Attending only): 4 weeks
ID Consult Service (Adult and Pediatric): 8 weeks
Transplant ID Consult Service (Adult and Pediatric): 8 weeks
Elective (ICU, BMT, Peds BMT): 8 weeks
Antimicrobial Stewardship (ASP): 4 weeks
Research: 4 weeks
ID Consult Service (HIV and Geriatric) at Brooklyn Hospital Center
Ambulatory ID Clinic (Travel/BMT/HIV): Once a week
Residency Research and Publishing Requirements
The resident is expected to initiate and complete a research project in infectious diseases, present the results at a national infectious disease or pharmacy meeting. The project should be in a publishable manuscript form at the time of graduation.
The resident is required to present at Department of Pharmacy and Infectious Diseases conferences and prepare a review article for a monthly pharmacy newsletter.
Longitudinal Pharmacy Practice Experiences
Clinical coverage one weekend a month including ASP approval requests and follow ups. Weekend coverage starts in August.
Participate in antimicrobial medication use evaluation projects
Participate in the Antibiotic Subcommittee and P&T
Precept pharmacy students
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy
Completion of PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Licensure or eligible for licensure in the State of New York
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s oldest, largest, and most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer. We have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years. We have dedicated more than a century to patient care and innovative research. When you work within our organization, you will be part of a team with a purpose. You will be encouraged to learn and grow through responsibility and collaboration. Most importantly, you will contribute to the fulfillment of our mission: the progressive control and cure of cancer through our pillars of comprehensive patient care, research, and education.