The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency program, customized to the specific interests and goals of each resident, provides a well-rounded training experience with an emphasis on education, service, and research in an acute care setting. Residents will provide medication therapy management, conduct research, and provide education to patients and healthcare professionals. Core rotations include pharmacy administration/medication safety, internal medicine, infectious diseases, and critical care. Elective rotations include emergency medicine/toxicology, renal transplantation, and ambulatory care.
The PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency is a 12-month program offered jointly by the SUNY Downstate Medical Center and its affiliate, Touro College of Pharmacy. This residency is designed to develop competencies necessary to provide pharmaceutical care to patients with infectious diseases by providing patient care, teaching, and clinical research in the area of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. In addition to infection disease rotations, the resident also completes rotations such as microbiology and infection control. Longitudinal rotation includes HIV clinic. The resident is involved in didactic teaching at Touro College of Pharmacy.
More information available at: http://www.downstate.edu/pharmacy/residency/index.html
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is one of the nation's leading urban medical centers and the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, serving an extremely diverse population of over 2.3 million people. The University Hospital of Brooklyn has 8 intensive care and step-down units, numerous operating rooms, an emergency services department, cardiothoracic and renal transplant surgery, neonatal and pediatric services, and an ambulatory care center.