Infectious Disease at South Texas Veterans Health Care System – San Antonio

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


CONTACT:
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
Kelly.Echevarria@va.gov


LOCATION:
San Antonio, Texas


LENGTH OF RESIDENCY:
1 year


START DATE:
First or second week of July


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


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


The purpose of the PGY-2 ID Residency is to train PGY-1 trained pharmacists to be competent practitioners of Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy.  It is designed to help them develop the clinical skills and knowledge base to function independently as an Infectious Diseases clinician in a variety of areas (General Infectious Diseases, HIV, Hepatology, Antibiotic Stewardship).  In addition, the experiences are designed to give them the administrative and project management skills needed in these types of positions.  Rotations include ID Consult Service, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Inpatient HIV, Microbiology and Outpatient HIV and Hepatology.

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.


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