Spend the next year of your professional life in an advanced practice setting that offers challenging learning opportunities and an outstanding experiential environment with a dedicated group of clinical specialists and professionals.
As a resident at the James J. Peters Medical Center, you will receive a generous stipend and be eligible for health and life insurance benefits. A public transportation stipend is provided for those who qualify and parking privileges may be available for those who drive to the hospital.
You will be working side-by-side with our excellent board-certified team of clinical pharmacists. Residents actively participate in our HIV/hepatitis C pharmacotherapy clinic, antimicrobial stewardship program, inpatient ID consultation service, and critical care team. As a teaching hospital, there are many opportunities to precept pharmacy students on rotation. Our program may be able to offer off-site ID rotations with other affiliated hospitals to broaden your resident learning experience if opportunities arise!
Required rotations [electives arranged with the RPD]:
Orientation (2 to 4 weeks)
ID Inpatient Consultation (11 months)
Antibiotic Stewardship (11 months)
Pharmacokinetics (11 months, with 1 month of intensive review)
ID Ambulatory Care Clinic (6 to 9 months)
Critical Care (3 to 9 months)
Research Project (2 to 3 months)
Publication Project (2 to 3 months)
Clinical Microbiology (1 month)
Infection Control (2 to 4 weeks)
Submit application materials through PhORCAS: letter of intent, CV, copy of pharmacy license, final transcript from college of pharmacy, 3 letters of recommendation [one must come from your RPD], proof of US citizenship, and responses to the supplemental questions.
About James J Peters VA Medical Center PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency
JJP is located in the Bronx, NY and offers acute care, ambulatory care, and long term care services. Our inpatient areas include critical care, post surgical, telemetry, medical/surgical, psychiatric and spinal cord injury services. We are the regional VA center for bariatric and renal transplant surgeries. Ambulatory clinics include primary care and specialty services: cardiology, psychiatry, nephrology, geriatrics, infectious disease, pulmonary, gastroenterology, orthopedics, neurology, anticoagulation, and pain management. Our pharmacists practice in ambulatory clinics with full prescribing authority.