PGY 2 Infectious Diseases Residency

PGY 2 Infectious Diseases Residency

Share this:

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

PGY-2 Directors Marissa Grifasi and
Nathan Everson working in the lab.

Our PGY 2 Pharmacy resident will progress through a series of customized rotations and longitudinal learning experiences during the 12-month period. Our rotations are completed as a mix of 5-week focused blocks and longitudinal experiences. These blocks include an orientation block, six required rotation blocks, and two elective blocks. Residents will have a service commitment of every 3rd weekend.

Required Experiences:

  • ID Consult Service x 3
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (focused)
  • Microbiology/Infection Control
  • ID Administration

Elective Experiences (subject to change):

  • Oncology
  • MICU or SICU
  • Transplant (Offsite)
  • Information Technology
  • Emergency Medicine

Longitudinal Experiences:

  • Shared Chief Resident Experience
  • Research Project
  • ID Ambulatory Clinic (HIV/Hepatitis C/Travel)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Regular participation in weekly ID Conference

PHARMACY RESIDENT BENEFITS

  • Yearly stipend of $47,000
  • Insurance (Health, Dental, Life, Disability)
  • Effective within the first week of the program
  • Paid leave
  • Travel allowance
  • Opportunity to participate in 403B retirement plan
  • Relocation assistance (as available)
  • Resident office, laptop computer, and mobile phone with text messaging capability

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

We participate in the PhORCAS residency application process. (PhORCAS: Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service). PhORCAS is the result of a partnership between the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Liaison International. It also incorporates registration with the National Matching Service (NMS).

Our application for the PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency program requires submission of the following information through PhORCAS:

  1. Letter of Intent
    • This letter must be personalized to Carilion and include answers to the following two questions.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A minimum of three (3) lreferences submitted through PhORCAS
  4. Academic transcripts

Completed applications are due by December 31, 2014. Residency applicants will be notified by January 23, 2015, regarding an offer for an on-site interview.

Contact Information


Please feel free to contact us with any questions related to our program and/or the application process.

Marissa L. Grifasi, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID
PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency Program Director
mlgrifasi@carilionclinic.org
540.266-6927

Nathan A. Everson, PharmD
PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Assistant Residency Program Director
naeverson@carilionclinic.org
510-206-6815
P.O. Box 13367
Department of Pharmacy
Roanoke, VA 24033-3367

Carilion is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer