Post-Pharm.D. Education and Training

Post Pharm.D. Education & Training

Infectious Disease (PGY2) at South Texas Veterans Health Care System
South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Audie Murphy Hospital
in conjunction with College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin

Kelly Echevarria, Pharm.D., BCPS
PGY-2 ID Residency Director
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Audie L. Murphy Division (119)
7400 Merton Minter Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78229

Staci L. Dufrene, PharmD, AAHIVP
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Audie L. Murphy Division (119)
Immunosuppression/Hepatology Clinics
7400 Merton Minter Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78229

San Antonio, Texas

1 year

July 1

Pharm.D. degree from ACPE-accredited institution.
Eligible for licensure in Texas.
An accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency

Competitive salary plus generous vacation (13 days) and sick leave (13 days). Health insurance is available.

Designed to provide a training opportunity for individuals desiring to develop clinical competency in the specialized area of infectious disease pharmacotherapeutics. Incorporates both outpatient and inpatient rotations devoted to the development of skills essential for the delivery of pharmaceutical care with a primary focus on infectious diseases.

The resident spends a minimum of four months as an active member of the Adult Infectious Disease Consult Service, providing services in both the STVHSC and UHS. As a member of the ID Consult Service, the ID pharmacy resident is responsible for participating in the design and implementation of appropriate therapeutic regimens, monitoring the outcome of therapy, assisting in the application of pharmacokinetic principles to individualize therapy as needed and in the provision of patient, disease and drug specific information to other members of the consultation service. A significant number of patients seen by the ID Consult Service are either cases of acute or chronic fungal infections, cases of infective endocarditis or tuberculosis and serious infections in post-trauma/surgery patients.
The resident will be responsible for an independent research project. The primary nature of these protocols center on antibacterial antiviral and antifungal drug development and therapeutics.

The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted for an applicant selected.

Last Reviewed: March 31, 2014

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

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