Structure of the Residency
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The ID residency at Temple is structured into rotations that mirror the advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) of the 4th year Temple students and the pharmacy practice residents. There is a mix of required and elective experiences in addition to required orientation and a microbiology lab experience in July.
Infectious Diseases Consult Service
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
HIV Clinic (weekly, longitudinal)
Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
Teaching (on the Infectious Disease Consult Service)
Transplant Infectious Diseases (recommended)
Stem Cell Transplant (at Jeanes Hospital, recommended)
Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Pediatric Infectious Diseases (at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children)
Burn Intensive Care Unit
Abdominal Transplant Service
Lung Transplant Service
Lecture(s) to 3rd professional year pharmacy students Serve as the primary preceptor for the 5th year pharmacy students on ID consult service (once)
Co-precepting 4th year pharmacy students on other rotations Participate in two semester of 2nd year Pharmaceutical Car Recitation course
Other opportunities exist, including lecturing in physician's assistant courses, staff in-services, and HIV clinic teaching
Write a case report or other minor paper and review article
Complete a ID-related project
Participate in phase IV clinical research, as available
Network with Philadelphia-area ID pharmacists during semi-annual meetings
Attend professional meetings.
A staffing requirement of 20 hours/month (one evening and one weekend) also exists.