The Board of Directors of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for an Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Residency for the period of July 2020 through June 2021. The intent of this funding is to foster the development and/or expansion of new advanced training opportunities for pharmacists committed to the practice area of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. Applications will only be considered from programs developing a new infectious diseases specialty training program in 2020 or established programs expanding the number of available infectious diseases resident positions.
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FundingSIDP will provide funding to support the resident salary for one year plus fringe benefits and will include $1,500 travel support to attend the SIDP annual meeting (total grant not to exceed $60,000). The program will be responsible for any additional funding required to support resident salary plus fringe benefits.
Proposals must be submitted no later than 5 PM E.D.T. on September 2, 2019
The Board of Directors will make decisions on applications no later than October 1, 2019.
Applications should be entered online using the resident award application form (above). The RPD cover letter, letters of support (2) and curriculum vitas (up to 4) should be converted to a single PDF file and uploaded. Other information will be directly inserted on the web form. Proposals must be submitted no later than 5 PM E.D.T. on September 2, 2019. Applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered.
For residencies, applicants are encouraged to refer to the ASHP Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives for Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacy Residencies in Infectious Diseases. These guidelines were prepared by ASHP in collaboration with ACCP and SIDP and endorsed by the SIDP Board of Directors. SIDP supports the utility of the ASHP Educational Outcomes, Goals, and Objectives for PGY2 Pharmacy Residencies in Infectious Diseases for any residency funded by SIDP.
Required Elements for Application
Application Criteria and Eligibility
SIDP members who have a) received an SIDP Residency Grant award as either Residency Director in the past, or b) served as preceptor at the same or affiliated institution in the past three years, or c) current members of the SIDP Board of Directors are ineligible for these awards.
Terms and Conditions
Members awarded funding must send a copy of the letter of acceptance from the resident plus CV and proof of PGY1 residency training or summary of pharmacy practice experiences of the resident applicant to SIDP Headquarters no later than May 1, 2020 or the award will be rescinded. A midpoint and final report of the resident’s activities (rotations including stewardship activities, key presentations, and longitudinal research) will be also required.
Questions regarding submission may be submitted to Secretary/Treasurer Emily Heil (email@example.com)