The UW Health Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency program is a broad educational experience designed to train pharmacists in all aspects of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. This program will prepare pharmacists to work independently and collaboratively with the emergency medicine team to care for adult and pediatric emergency medicine patients at a level 1 academic medical center.
Residents in this program will develop confidence and competence through direct interaction with patients and other practitioners including emergency medicine physicians, emergency medicine residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, respiratory therapists, case managers, and social workers. Residents will develop the skills to manage all aspects of pharmacuetical care for emergency medicine patients across the spectrum of acuity in the emergency department. This will include active participation in all code stroke, trauma, and code blue activation, ED culture review, rapid sequence intubations, medication order verification, review of discharge medications, patient and family education, and education of ED staff
Pharmacists staff the emergency department 24 hours a day, seven days a week and have been providing direct patient care in the ED for well over 10 years. Pharmacist services are integrated into all aspcect of patient care at UW Health.
PharmD degree and completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or equivalent experience; licensed or eligible 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