The PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency program provides the resident with a broad education experience in solid organ transplantation according to ASHP PGY2 residency training standards. The primary focus of the residency is abdominal transplant (kidney, liver, pancreas) of adult patients, with a secondary focus on cardiothoracic (heart and lung) transplant. Cardiothoracic (heart and lung) transplant experience is also included.
Residents who successfully complete the Transplant Specialty Residency program will be able to provide integrated pharmaceutical care at a patient-specific level as well as a patient-population level for those who have or are expected to undergo solid organ transplantation.
Completion of the residency program will provide a foundation to pursue multiple career paths including: providing clinical pharmaceutical care to the acute and ambulatory solid organ transplant patient population; teaching and precepting in a non-tenure clinical or adjunct faculty position; providing clinical, practice management and professional leadership.
Licensed or eligibility for licensure in the State of Wisconsin.
About UW Health
University of Wisconsin Health is an academic health system associated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It encompasses the research, education, and patient care activities that take place at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and within UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority.
UW Heath Authority is a nationally recognized regional health system that includes:
UW Health, a 672-bed* regional referral center that is home to a Level One adult and pediatric trauma center, American College of Surgeons-verified Burn Center, one of the nation's largest organ transplant programs, one of the nation's first certified comprehensive stroke centers and the UW Carbone Cancer Center, one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive centers in the country.
UW Health at The American Center is a 56-bed, community-based health and wellness facility.
American Family Children's Hospital is a nationally-ranked, 111-bed facility with pediatric and surgical neonatal intensive care unit.
The new UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a 50-bed, post-acute inpatient program, opened in September 2015.
*672-bed count for UW Hospital and Clinics includes 56 beds at UW Health at The American Center and 111 beds at American Family Children's Hospital