The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Medication Utilization (CMU) promotes the safe, effective, and fiscally responsible use of medications across the Froedtert & MCW health network. The PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy resident is an integral part of the CMU team and Department of Pharmacy. The resident assists in driving many of the medication-use initiatives and policies across the organization.
The Froedtert Hospital PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy Residency is a 12-month program that helps develop advanced skills in formulary management, drug information, medication safety, and medication-use policy within an academic health system. The residency is designed to prepare the resident to practice in a variety of health care settings including health-system pharmacy, academia, industry, population health, or managed care. The program provides comprehensive training and leadership opportunities in medication utilization, formulary management, didactic and experiential teaching, medication safety, medication-use policy, budgeting, analytics, informatics, pharmacy operations and shortages, medical writing, research, and scholarly publication.
The PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy Resident will play a vital role in the following:
• Health-system formulary management • Integration of evidence-based medicine into health-system practice • Development of medication-use policy and procedures • Smart pump programming and analytics • Review and investigation of medication event reports • Prospective assessment of risk points in the medication use process • Promotion of a culture of safety across the health system • Performance improvement and value-based care initiatives • Regulatory compliance • Pharmacy and hospital committees • Optimization of medication-use practice resources • Education of pharmacy residents and students • Scholarly projects and publications • Involvement in professional organizations at a state and national level
Program Director: Kristin Hanson, BSPharm, MS
Program Coordinator: Mary Frances Picone, PharmD, BCPS
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2019
Starting Date: July 2020
Requirements for Acceptance:
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency
A total of two original writing project completed during the PGY1 residency year should be condensed into a single file and uploaded in the Supplemental Documents section of PhORCAS. Examples of supplemental writing materials may include monographs, medication use evaluations, guidelines, protocols, formal drug information questions or newsletter articles.
An onsite interview required that will include a 20 minute presentation
Internal Number: 6
About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 676-bed academic medical center that delivers advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians and nurses, research leadership, specialty expertise and state-of-the-art treatments and technology. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and is a major training facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training. In partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin, it is also a respected research facility with more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, conducted every year. Froedtert Hospital operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center and is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes five hospitals, more than... 1,600 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits exceeded 1.1 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 49,250 and visits to our network physicians totaled 932,000. For more information, visit froedtert.com.