Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
The Ochsner Medical Center PGY-2 Residency in Infectious Diseases is a year-long program that provides the resident advanced pharmacotherapy training for a diverse population of patients with infectious diseases.
As an integral member of the infectious diseases team, the resident will learn to optimize antimicrobial pharmacotherapy for patients across the care continuum. Additionally, residents will gain proficiency in the management of infectious diseases in transplant and other immunocompromised patients. Finally, robust experiences in antimicrobial stewardship and infection control practices at both the local and system level strengthen the resident’s training.
Resident will be provided with a list of research topics to choose from which they will develop a protocol, submit to the Institutional Review Board, collect data, present their research a national meeting, and complete a publishable manuscript.
Resident will present one 60-minute formal continuing education presentation in the fall for the pharmacy department.
Resident will present 60-minute formal case presentation throughout their residency to the infectious diseases team.
Resident will present journal clubs throughout their residency to the pharmacy department and the Infectious Diseases team.