Renown Regional Medical Center’s PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency is an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency designed to provide a comprehensive experience in infectious diseases (ID) pharmacotherapy. The resident will participate in antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) activities and ID consults at Renown Regional. There will also be opportunity to impact AMS activities throughout Renown Health including but not limited to ambulatory care, skilled nursing, home care, and rehabilitation. The resident will be required to complete an ID related research project, assist with precepting pharmacy students, and make substantial contributions to the Infection Prevention/Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee throughout the year.
This residency program prepares its graduates for Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Clinical Specialist positions that have an emphasis in inpatient and ambulatory antimicrobial stewardship and general adult infectious diseases consulting services on trauma, cardiac, neurological, medical intensive care units and floors.
Adult Infectious Diseases Consult Service
Infectious Diseases Practice Management (longitudinal)
Includes 1-2 weeks in microbiology and infection prevention
Emergency Medicine Culture Follow-up (longitudinal)
Emergency Medicine Antimicrobial Stewardship
Travel and Meetings
Expenses will be paid for the resident to attend Western States Conference and another meeting of their choice. Options include but are not limited to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, ID Week, and ASM Microbe.
PGY1 residency, Nevada-registered pharmacist or awaiting licensure, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, academic transcripts.