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PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency At-A-Glance

The Baystate Medical Center PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program is designed for the resident. We strive to offer flexibility and customization to accommodate resident career goals and interest areas. We participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program and are fully accredited.

Chief Pharmacy Officer: Gary J. Kerr, MBA, PharmD | Director of Pharmacy: Aaron Michelucci, PharmD

Residency Program Director:  Erica Housman, PharmD   email: erica.housman@baystatehealth.org  phone: 413-794-1182

Program and Department Statistics

  • Affiliation: Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Length of Program: 12 months
  • Residents Accepted into Program: 1
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Total Number of Pharmacy Staff: 130+

Baystate Statistics

  • Tertiary Care Referral Center
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Home to Western New England’s only Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units
  • Average Daily Census: 80 - 90%
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission and a Magnet Facilit
  • Fully integrated prescriber order entry clinical information system

Resident Salary & Benefits

  • Stipend: $50,000
  • 18 Paid Time Off Days (Holiday, Vacation and Sick)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Additional time for to attend an Infectious Diseases-related conference and Eastern States Residency Conference
  • $3,000 travel stipend for education-related travel

Curriculum Information

  • Core Required Rotations (4 Week Duration): Hospital/Pharmacy Orientation (pharmacy, microbiology laboratory, and infection control); Antimicrobial Stewardship (3 blocks); Infectious Disease Consult Service- Fellow/Resident Teaching Team (3 blocks); Infectious Disease Consult Service- Physician Assistant Team; Medical ICU (1 block); Pediatric Infectious Disease Consult (1 block)
  • Longitudinal Learning Experiences (6): Inpatient Pharmacy Operations, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Adult Infectious Disease Clinic, Residency Research/Quality Improvement Project, Continuing Education, Academia
  • Elective Rotations - Complete 2 (4 Week Duration): Repeat any Core Rotation, Opportunity to Develop Specific Electives, Academia, Emergency Medicine

Baystate Health's 1-year PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy residency program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.