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The purpose of the Carolinas Medical Center PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency is to train residents through diverse rotational experiences, clinical research and teaching and precepting opportunities to become independent clinicians and leaders in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy.

Program Structure 

The PGY2 Infectious Diseases residency is an ASHP-accredited, twelve-month program in which the majority of required clinical learning experiences are one month in duration. The program allows for flexibility so that elective rotations can be tailored based on the resident’s clinical interests and career goals.

Estimated Start Date: July 1

Estimated Stipend: $57,000

Required Learning Experiences

  • Orientation (1 month)
  • Infectious Diseases Consults (2 months)
  • Adult Antimicrobial Stewardship (2 months)
  • Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases (1 month, note either solid organ transplant or hematologic malignancy/stem cell transplant are pre-requisites, may be completed as PGY1)
  • Clinical Microbiology Laboratory (2-4 weeks)
  • HIV Clinical Experience (1 month)
  • Quality and Practice Management (1 month)
  • Research (1 month)
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (1 month)*

*Required if not done as PGY1 resident 

Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences  

The following experiences will be longitudinal and will be evaluated at least quarterly throughout the year. 

  • Medication Use Evaluation
  • Research (longitudinal with one month rotation in December)
  • Drug Monograph
  • Treatment Guideline/Protocol Development
  • Antimicrobial Support Network (ASN) Staffing
  • Teaching and Education (including journal clubs, in-services, 1-hour ACPE-accredited continuing education, pharmacy noon conference, precepting learners) 
  • Practice Leadership (includes serving on the Infectious Diseases Coordinating Committee, ID Subject Matter Expert Committee, and Infection Prevention Committee) 
  • Teaching and Learning Certificate (Optional) 
  • Transitions of Care

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Infection Prevention
  • Bone and Joint Infections
  • Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Unit 
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit 
  • Hematologic Malignancy and Stem Cell Transplantation Inpatient
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Additional pediatric-specific electives available based on resident interest and preceptor availability