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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 Medical Center'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 

Benefits

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

Contact 

 

Patricia Saunders-Hao, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)
Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Diseases
Director, PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program
The Mount Sinai Hospital
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1211
New York, NY 10029
saunders@mountsinai.org

Roopali Sharma, Pharm.D, AAHIVP, BCPS (AQ-ID)
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Residency Coordinator for PGY-2 residencies
230 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
roopali.sharma@touro.edu