Post Natal Nurse Home Visitor Program
Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)

Infectious Diseases (PGY2)

The Post-Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program focuses on the development and management of clinical skills to enhance multi-disciplinary and pharmacist-managed patient care in all areas of infectious diseases. Pharmacists completing this residency will be specialists in providing pharmaceutical care within multiple inpatient and ambulatory care environments, including inpatient consult services, antimicrobial stewardship, ambulatory HIV/HCV, and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT).

Core Learning Experiences

  • Orientation
  • Microbiology
  • General ID Consult (3 months)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (2 months)
  • HIV Consult (1 month)
  • Transitions of Care/OPAT (1 month)
  • Outpatient HIV Clinic (1 month)
  • Electives (3 months)

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Any ID Consult (General, HIV, or Bone & Joint)
  • Transplant ID (UTSW)
  • Pediatric ID (Children's Hospital)
  • ID Consult (Dallas VA)

PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency Application Process

To apply, please submit all items via PhORCAS:
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States at time of selection 
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • A double-spaced letter of intent. The letter should include why you would like to pursue a residency at Parkland and how both you and Parkland will benefit from the residency.
  • Three completed references using standard PhORCAS template
  • Copy of official pharmacy school transcripts
Application Deadline: January 2

Applications will be evaluated by members of the Residency Advisory Council. Candidates will be contacted via phone, as needed. On-site interviews are held during February. All on-site candidates will prepare a
20-minute presentation on a topic of their choice for members of our Residency Advisory Council.

All application materials must be submitted by the application deadline. If you have questions, email or call the program director.

Program Director

Jessica Ortwine, PharmD, BCIDP
Department of Pharmacy Services
Parkland Health
5200 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75235
Phone: 469-419-1807
Fax: 469-419-3019