The PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at UofL Health offers advanced training that builds upon an acute care PGY1 to focus specifically on the field of infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and management. The program is structured according to ASHP’s Residency Program Design & Conduct and will be tailored to the resident’s professional goals and interests.


The PGY2 ID Pharmacy Residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in an advanced or specialized practice.  PGY2 infectious diseases residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care that improves medication therapy.  Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 infectious diseases pharmacy residency should possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacists and/or faculty positions and position them to be eligible for the attainment of board certification in the practice area. Click here for the program summary.

Required Rotations

  • Orientation/Microbiology Lab
  • Infectious Diseases Consults 1
  • Infectious Diseases Consults 2
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 1
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 2
  • Bone and Joint Infectious Diseases
  • Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases

Elective Rotations

  • Emergency Department
  • Burn Unit ICU
  • Cardiovascular ICU
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Nephrology
  • HIV/ID Clinic

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Drug Information
  • Research
  • Teaching/Learning
  • Staffing
  • Administrative Duties (Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee)

Other Program Opportunities


Our residents receive the generous package of UofL Hospital employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, flexible spending account and life insurance.


Residents attend ASHP-MCM, Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference and IDSA IDWeek or MAD ID (if feasible). Interview and/or licensure leave is granted at the discretion of the residency director (4 personal days).

Vacation / Holidays

Residents will be allowed 12 days of PTO and will staff 2 holidays per year. Additionally, the following days are required workdays unless prior PTO approval is obtained: New Year’s Eve, Christmas Eve, Black Friday and Oak’s Day.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Early January

Application Requirements: Application completed on PhORCAS - Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service.

Application is required to include: a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, 3 references with letters of recommendation, an official transcript from ACPE Accredited College of Pharmacy, graduation from an ASHP Accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (or candidate status, pending accreditation), and pharmacist licensure/eligibility for licensure in the state of Kentucky.


Program Director:

Wesley Hoffmann, PharmD, BCIDP
Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist
System Antimicrobial Stewardship Coordinator
UofL Health – Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way

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