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Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) in Infectious Disease


Presbyterian’s year two residency in infectious disease is designed to develop a practitioner proficient in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship. The primary responsibility of the resident includes participation in the antimicrobial stewardship program and clinical activities with the general infectious disease consult services.

Presbyterian is an eight-hospital system, with a fully electronic medical record (EPIC). Presbyterian utilizes EPIC ICON (Infection Control) software as an integral part of the antimicrobial stewardship work. Presbyterian has a robust antimicrobial stewardship program with strong senior leadership commitment and active collaboration with infectious disease physician groups.

Learning Experiences

Learning experiences are typically four weeks long and include:

  • Antimicrobial stewardship*
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Outpatient antimicrobial therapy
  • Emergency/urgent care
  • Adult medicine (general and intensive care)
  • Pediatrics/neonatology (general and intensive care)
  • Population health*
  • Practice management with an emphasis on clinical project management, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee participation and participation in antimicrobial stewardship quality initiatives
  • Research project*
  • Teaching and precepting*
  • Staffing – antimicrobial stewardship pharmacist coverage*

Elective Opportunities:

  • The University of New Mexico teaching program


Program Details

Additional program details, accreditation status, and contact information are available on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Listing site