Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency Program
Mission Statement: Morton Plant Hospital will provide an environment to develop and train postgraduate pharmacists with the primary goal of producing competent practitioners capable of providing pharmaceutical care to hospitalized patients.
Description: The infectious diseases residency at Morton Plant Hospital offers comprehensive training in the area of infectious diseases pharmaceutical care and antimicrobial stewardship. Practice experiences include microbiology, infection control, antimicrobial surveillance and management, infectious disease consult service, critical care rounds, pharmacokinetic consults and electives rotations. Responsibilities include completion of a research and microbiology project, and participation in formulary management, utilization reviews, CMS core measures and various stewardship activities. The resident will also participate in the education and precepting of pharmacy students, nursing and pharmacy staff development, committee presentations and other teaching opportunities.
Infectious Disease Experiences
- Orientation and Computer Training
- Microbiology and Molecular Laboratory
- Infection Control
- Antimicrobial Surveillance and Stewardship
- ID Consults
- ID Critical Care
- ID Emergency Department
- Electives (e.g., surgery and choice of HIV clinic, transplant or pediatric ID at affiliated institutions)
- Pharmacokinetics Consults
- Formulary Management/Medication Utilization
Research Project: A research project is a requirement of the program with final manuscript suitable for publication. The resident's project will be presented at either the Florida Residency Conference or as a poster at the annual MAD-ID conference in Orlando.
Benefits: Health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, professional meeting fees and travel reimbursement, 401(K) and other team member services.
Requirements for Acceptance:
- Completed applications are to be submitted at www.ASHP.org/PhORCAS and are to include:
o A discussion of your professional goals and objectives and your reason for pursuing a residency.
Also include the areas of pharmacy in which you are most and least interested.
o Current Curriculum Vitae
o Three letters of recommendation using the forms provided in PhORCAS
o Official transcript from all colleges of pharmacy attended
- The applicant must participate in the Match process
- The applicant must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
- Completion a PGY1 residency or equivalent
- License in state of Florida or able to complete the Florida state board examination within the first month of starting the residency program
Lynne C. Krop, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-ID)
Morton Plant Mease Health Care
Dept. of Pharmacy, MS #51
300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, Fl 33756