PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency
Elizabeth Zhu, Pharm.D., BCPS
The University of California, Davis Health System, Department of Pharmacy is offering an ASHP Accredited one-year PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency.
The residency emphasis includes: infectious disease clinical practice, antibiotic stewardship, and clinical research. The primary activities involve a close working relationship with the Infectious Disease Consult Service. The rotations are individualized based on the resident’s interests and career goals. These may include: transplant ID, critical care, oncology, pediatric ID, HIV outpatient clinic, and microbiology laboratory. Research opportunities may include: clinical trials, epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance, outcome studies, and antibiotic utilization studies. The research will be presented at a major pharmacy or infectious diseases meeting. Teaching activities include precepting UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy students spending their 4th year at UC Davis, Pharmacy Grand Rounds, and participation in the annual UC Davis Infectious Diseases Continuing Medical Education Conference.
- To develop specialized skills in infectious disease clinical practice, antibiotic stewardship, and teaching of antimicrobial pharmacology to pharmacy students, medical residents/students, other clinicians
- Become an integral participant on the Infectious Disease Consult Service.
- Research opportunities include: clinical trials, epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance, outcome studies and antibiotic utilization studies. The research will be presented at major pharmacy or infectious diseases meetings.
Rotations will be tailored to suit the resident’s individual goals and interests, will include opportunities in:
- Infectious Diseases Consult Service
- HIV Outpatient Clinic
- Microbiology Laboratory
- Burn Unit
- Critical Care
- Pediatric ID
- Transplant ID
- Precepting Clerkship students