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Infectious Diseases Residency Program

The PGY-2 in infectious diseases is a 12-month training program. The objective is to provide opportunities in direct patient care, administration, education, and research that lead to the development of an independent and competent infectious diseases pharmacy specialist.

The infectious diseases residency is part of Mount Sinai's clinical infectious diseases services and their Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

Learning Experiences 

Core Rotations

  • General ID Consult (2+ months)
  • Transplant ID Consult  (2+ months)
  • Antibiotic Stewardship (1 month)
  • Microbiology (1 month)
  • Critical Care (1 month)          

Elective Rotations

  • HIV Inpatient
  • Pediatric ID
  • HIV Outpatient
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Solid Organ Transplant

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Academia (Touro College of Pharmacy)
  • Antibiotic Stewardship 
  • Research

Staffing: ICU pharmacy satellite and on-call weekends for antibiotic approvals/month 


Funding is available for educational meetings as well as membership in national and state professional organizations.  Residents receive an annual stipend and are eligible for health insurance and paid time off.

Application Information

  1. Registration with National Matching Services
  2. Complete application materials 
    1. Application form
    2. Letter of interest
    3. Professional writing sample
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. ALL post-secondary transcripts, including pre-pharmacy coursework and prior degrees
  3. Applicants must be eligible for a NYS Pharmacy license and obtain an intern permit prior to starting the residency
  4. All residents must become licensed in NYS prior to completing the residency


Patricia Saunders-Hao, Pharm.D, BCPS
Residency Program Director        

Roopali Sharma, PharmD, AAHIVP, BCPS (AQ-ID)
Associate Dean of Assessment, Associate Professor
230 West 125th Street, Room 527
New York, NY 11027