The Baystate Medical Center PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program purpose is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice.The goal of the PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency is to provide a broad range of experiences within infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship, and academia through affiliation with Western New England University (WNEU). This residency prepares practitioners to pursue specialty and general positions within infectious diseases pharmacy and/or academia. The experience will include rounds with the infectious diseases teams, participation in the regional antimicrobial stewardship committee, didactic lecturing and lab-based instruction at WNEU, approval of restricted anti-infectives, and collaboration with the microbiology department. Residents will also be offered the opportunity to achieve a teaching certificate.
Applications must be submitted through PhoRCAS. All PhoRCAS applications must include the following: College of Pharmacy transcript, 3 references completed using the PhoRCAS reference form, Letter of Intent, and Curriculum Vitae. The requirements for acceptance include: eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Massachusetts, anticipated completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, PharmD degree, and application submission by deadline.
About Baystate Medical Center PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency
Baystate Medical Center (BMC), in Springfield, Massachusetts, is an academic, research, and teaching hospital that serves as a training site of University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate. BMC is a 716-bed facility with 57 bassinets. It is the region's only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center. Baystate Medical Center is the flagship hospital in Baystate Health which is a four hospital health care system. The Baystate Health pharmacy residency programs are affiliated with MCPHS University- Worcester Campus and Western New England University.