Antimicrobial Stewardship Track

Supervising Faculty – Dr. David Banach

ellows will spend dedicated elective time working directly with ID pharmacy at individual hospitals and with the CT DPH on state-wide issues. They will participate in routine stewardship activities with staff on site and have administrative responsibilities as detailed below. Fellows will have access to several online curricula and will have dedicated time to complete these. Research and/or scholarly projects may be hospital based but also potentially state-wide in collaboration with DPH and DPH state lab, including working on MDRO prevalence in different practice settings.

a. Administrative, participation in:

i. Quarterly AS committee meetings
ii. Monthly infection control meetings
iii. Monthly P&T meetings
iv. Monthly quality (QAPI) meetings

b. Educational

i. ACP High Value Care Curriculum for Subspecialty Fellows
ii. IDSA AS curriculum (basic and advanced)
iii. SHEA Infection Prevention curriculum
iv. Stewardship Certificate

c. Experiential

i. Presentations to P&T committee
ii. Inpatient AS rounds with PharmD, AS team
iii. Scholarly activities - research and quality improvement projects – within the realm of AS, either hospital based or state-wide.
iv. Organize and administer an AS-related educational program for medical students or house staff
v. Rotation with the CT DPH Antibiotic Stewardship/Healthcare-Associated Infections program