Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) is currently offering a PGY-2 pharmacy residency program in infectious diseases (ID) to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for the medication-related care of patients in the field of infectious diseases. This program will build on Doctor of Pharmacy education and make residents eligible for board certification and a fulfilling career in clinical infectious diseases and/or antimicrobial stewardship.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center is a non-profit, academic tertiary care facility part of Northwell Health. Our medical center has five major components: Katz Women’s Hospital, Cohen Children's Medical Center, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream and Long Island Jewish Forest Hills. We serve the greater metropolitan New York area bordering Queens and Nassau counties, just 15 miles east of Manhattan.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center is a 1025-bed teaching hospital offering world-class cardiology, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, orthopedics, head and neck oncology, urology, gynecology and vascular programs. The primary focus is on complete patient care, which encompasses a healing environment, hospitality and a collaborative team approach to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.
The PGY-2 infectious diseases pharmacy practice residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center is a 12-month structured training program, focusing on infectious diseases in the acute care setting. This is a residency has core and elective learning experiences (LE) delivered longitudinally or in two and four week blocks that provide experiences to the resident that build upon their Doctor of Pharmacy education and PGY-1 pharmacy residency experience. The program is designed to enhance the resident’s skills and competence in providing optimal pharmaceutical care to diverse patient populations in the field of infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship. As part of the training, the resident will develop understanding of pharmacotherapeutic principles, ethical, and socioeconomic issues affecting medical care and pharmacy practice in the field of infectious diseases. Additionally, the resident will build on his or her practice management and leadership skills through administrative functions. The resident will have multiple opportunities to precept and teach pharmacy residents and/or students partake in educational activities on and off campus, and acquire a teaching certificate through the College of Pharmacy. The program strives to provide the resident with the necessary skills to develop a personal program for self-study and professional growth through guidance, and will partake in research opportunities. Furthermore, the resident will participate in Northwell Health initiatives and network with other residents and clinical pharmacists.
Core Rotational Experiences
Orientation to Pharmacy Operations (3 weeks)
Ambulatory Care/HIV Clinic (4 weeks)
Clinical Microbiology Laboratory (4 weeks)
Infection Prevention (2 weeks)
Travel Medicine (4 weeks)
Extended Rotational Experiences
Inpatient ID Consult (minimum 16 weeks)
ASP at LIJMC (minimum 10 weeks)
Elective learning experiences (may choose up to 4 experiences)
ASP at Community Hospital
Hepatology Ambulatory Clinic at North Shore University Hospital
Pathology Informatics (Northwell Laboratories)
Pediatric ID (Cohen Children’s Medical Center)
Transitions of care
Transplants/HIV at North Shore University Hospital (Immunosuppression)
Applicants interested in the PGY-2 ID pharmacy residency program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center should apply through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Applications must be submitted by January 8th.
Essential application information includes:
Letter of intent (2-page maximum)
Official copy of college transcript from college of pharmacy
Three (3) letters of recommendation, at least one written by the PGY-1 Residency Director and/or preceptor
Once the application requirements are received and reviewed, the applicant will be considered for an on-site interview.
About Long Island Jewish PGY-2 Infectious Disease Residency