Professional Education

PGY-2, Infectious Disease

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak offers a twelve-month Infectious Diseases PGY-2 Residency program for one residency candidate. As a new residency program, it was granted pre-candidate status by ASHP and will be reviewed for ASHP accreditation during the first residency year.


The PGY-2 Infectious Diseases residency program at Beaumont, Royal Oak provides training in diverse areas of infectious disease from 4 experienced clinical infectious disease pharmacists. The residency program provides the resident with the knowledge and skills necessary to run a successful stewardship program, be an effective member of the ID consult team, and competent in practice-based research.

Program Requirements

The resident must meet the following requirements for employment at Beaumont as the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases resident:

  • licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan (including controlled substance license)
  • successful completion of a PGY-1 ASHP accredited residency

Required Learning Experiences

  • Orientation
  • Microbiology (2 weeks)
  • Infection prevention (2 weeks)
  • ID/HIV clinic and hepatitis C clinic
  • Infectious diseases consult service
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • ID/antimicrobial stewardship at Dearborn
  • Medical or surgical intensive care
  • Immunocompromised populations (either solid organ transplant or hematology/oncology)
  • Research

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Hematology/oncology
  • Solid organ transplant
  • Pediatric ID consult service
  • Emergency medicine
  • Burn ICU (off-site)
  • Medical intensive care
  • Surgical ICU
    • Cardiothoracic surgery
    • General/Transplant
    • Trauma/Neurosurgery

Longitudinal Requirements

  • Active participation in the Antimicrobial Subcommittee and the Corporate Antimicrobial Subcommittee for Beaumont
  • Participation in ID journal clubs, ID grand rounds/case conferences, ID/Microbiology didactic lectures with the ID physicians and ID fellows
  • Create or update an anti-infective guideline/protocol
  • Formulary review
  • Present 2 CEs to pharmacy staff
  • Presentation at the department's weekly educational conference and pharmacy grand rounds (4)
  • Infectious disease research project and completion of manuscript
  • Complete MUE or medication safety project and present findings at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting or IDWeek
  • Support the precepting of Doctor of Pharmacy students and PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents (if applicable)
  • Achieve ACLS certification

Additional Activities

  • Weekend staffing requirements (every third weekend)
  • Participate in the pharmacy on-call program

Professional Meeting Attendance Requirements

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