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PGY2 Infectious Diseases

Not recruiting for the 2018-2019 residency year.

Please contact Travis Dick for more details:

Travis B. Dick, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Associate Director of Pharmacy | Clinical Services 
Director | PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
​PGY2 Infectious Disease Program Director
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642
Office: 585.276.4537
Fax: 585.756.5582

About the Program

The PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at UR Medicine Strong Memorial Hospital is a 12-month, full-time curriculum. This intensive training involves a wide variety of learning experiences, including:

Contribution as a member of the infectious diseases healthcare team to provide patient-specific pharmacotherapy interventions to optimize the treatment of inpatients with infectious diseases

  • Participation in outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy management in the Infectious Diseases Clinic
  • Provision of clinical pharmacy services to HIV-positive patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting
  • Optimizing antimicrobial therapy for hospitalized patients while participating in Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Learning about diagnostic procedures in the microbiology laboratory
  • Educating trainees, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals
  • Writing a professional manuscript
  • Experience evaluating medical literature and conducting clinical research in infectious diseases


The PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). Its goals, objectives, and evaluation procedures are consistent with the goals and objectives of infectious diseases residency training established by ASHP.


Rotation Schedule

The schedule for the residency year is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the individual resident.

Additional Opportunities and Research

Residents will also have opportunities to develop teaching skills by providing in-service presentations for pharmacy staff and didactic lectures to students in other health care professions, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Completion of a research project related to infectious diseases is required, and the results are to be presented at an infectious diseases conference.