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PGY2/3 Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Pharmacy in Downers Grove


Program Overview

Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy (MWU-CCP) seeks a candidate for a position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice with clinical practice opportunities at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH).  The position is a two year post-doctoral program with a focus on translational research. The candidate will have access to a research rich environment including a fully equipped basic sciences laboratory and the expertise of the skilled researchers that staff these laboratories. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research and will have a large degree of freedom to design novel research. Potential investigations are nearly limitless as the candidate will have access to clinical data/samples from NMH and will have dedicated laboratory space at Midwestern University. All research conducted will conform to the requirements set forth by each institution's investigational review board.

The candidate will be engaged in a variety of clinical practice rotations at NMH and will have the opportunity to practice in the setting of academia at MWU. The candidate will have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students and residents completing their infectious diseases rotation.

Program Highlights


Qualifications of the Fellow

Applicants must have graduated with the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for pharmacist licensure in Illinois. The applicant must have completed an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency program or demonstrate equivalent experience. The applicant must be motivated, self-directed, and have excellent communication skills.


Program Director

Marc H. Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, BCPS AQ-ID
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
E-mail: mschee@midwestern.edu

Program Coordinator

Jacob P. Gettig, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Education
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy

Application Deadline: Please contact the Fellowship Director, Dr. Marc Scheetz (mschee@midwestern.edu), directly to confirm whether the College will be recruiting for a fellow for the upcoming academic year.


Sample Experience

PGY2 (First year of fellowship)

Clinical Rotations min. 25 weeks
Research or Research-Related Rotations min. 20 weeks
Electives 5 weeks
Vacation 2 weeks
Total 52 weeks

 

PGY3 (Second year of fellowship) 

Clinical Rotations min. 8 weeks
Research or Research Related Rotations min 36 weeks
Electives 6 weeks
Vacation 2 weeks
Total 52 weeks

 

Required Concentrated Learning Experiences

Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences


Elective Learning Experiences: The candidate will be able to select from the following list or may repeat any of the required rotations based on interest. Detailed descriptions of the elective rotations will be provided upon request. 

 

Contact Information

Marc H. Scheetz, PharmD, MSc, BCPS
Program Director, Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Fellowship (PGY2/3)
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University
Chicago College of Pharmacy
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
mschee@midwestern.edu


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