PGY2 Specialized Residency: Infectious Disease
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) – Candidate Status
The resident completing this program will be able to serve as a clinician in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and to direct an antimicrobial stewardship program in a healthcare institution.
The School of Pharmacy and the Medical Center at the University of California, San Francisco, offer a one-year Infectious Diseases specialty residency. The primary responsibility of the resident is development of clinical expertise in Infectious Diseases pharmacotherapy through participation in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and clinical activities with the Infectious Disease consult services (adult immunocompromised host, adult general infectious diseases, pediatric consult service). Learning experiences in HIV/AIDS through the National Clinicians’ Consultation Center and ambulatory care clinics are provided. Teaching experience is provided through large and small group didactic instruction as well as student and resident preceptorship. A variety of research opportunities are available and coursework in research methods is offered. Conan MacDougall, PharmD, and Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, PharmD, serve as residency co-directors.
At a minimum, each resident will spend 75% of his/her time involved in direct patient care activities.
Required learning experiences
- Adult Immunocompromised Host
- General Adult Infectious Disease
- Pediatric Infectious Disease
- Hospital Operations
Elective learning experiences
- Adult Hematology/Oncology
- Emergency Department
- Critical Care
- Solid Organ Transplantation
- Other experiences available upon mutual agreement of resident and directors
How to apply
Applications for the 2017-2018 year will be accepted beginning fall 2016 using PhORCAS. All applicants must register for The Match-ASHP Resident Matching Program AND submit an application through the PhORCAS website: http://www.ashp.org/phorcas. The deadline for applications and all special requirements for acceptance is Saturday, December 31, 2016.
- PharmD degree from ACPE accredited school of pharmacy or MS/BS with clinical experience
- Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency or equivalent experience
- Eligible for California state pharmacist licensure
- Submit the standardized application materials through PhORCAS.
- NOTE: Recommenders completing the online PhorCAS form should provide comments on a minimum of 7 of the 13 listed applicant characteristics
July 5, 2017 to July 4, 2018
Number of positions
About $54,000 per year (paid monthly)
- Vacation: 10 days paid vacation leave
- Professional Leave: 10 days paid professional leave
- Travel Stipend: Amount is determined each year for professional leave and may not cover all travel expenses.
- Insurance: Medical/Dental/Vision Plan and Professional Liability Insurance
Frequently asked questions
Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS, BCPS
533 Parnassus Avenue, U-585, Box 0622
Alexandra Hilts-Horeczko, PharmD
513 Parnassus Ave