The PGY1 pharmacy residency at Froedtert Hospital offers a flexible training program with a focus in the acute care setting. Features of the program include the ability to tailor the learning experience according to the goals and needs of the individual resident. Required learning experiences include internal medicine, acute care staffing, pharmacy administration (several options available), and critical care (four options available). Elective experiences include, oncology, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, cardiology, neurology, solid organ transplant, ambulatory care (multiple options available), academia, investigational drugs, toxicology, and pharmacy informatics, among others. Other learning experiences include a year-long project, medication error review and multiple presentation opportunities throughout the year. Residents may elect to complete a teaching certificate through the Medical College of Wisconsin. Benefits include health, vision, dental insurance, paid time off, and six paid holidays. ACLS training provided.
Froedtert also offers a non-traditional PGY1 program. Residents enrolled in this program complete the same required learning experiences over a 24 month time period. Non-traditional residents complete a rotational experience about every other month. In between rotations, residents staff in central pharmacy and on our decentral units.
11 PGY1 positions and 1 non-traditional (24 mo) position will be available this year. Also recruiting for 1 PGY1/PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy (MUSP) residency position.
Education: PharmD degree received from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy or equivalent as indicated by achievement of the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) Certification.
Licensure: Active Wisconsin Pharmacist License is required or eligible for and must obtain within 90 days of June start date
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About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 710-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.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is home to an established and large pharmacy residency program. PGY1 positions are available in acute care focus (12 residents), ambulatory care focus (4 residents), PGY1/PGY2 Health-system Pharmacy and Leadership (4 residents), and PGY1/PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy (1 resident). Additionally two PGY1 resident positions are available at Froedtert Menomonee Falls, one of Froedtert's affiliated community hospitals.
PGY2 positions are available in a variety of specialties including ambulatory care (2 residents), critical care (2 residents), emergency medicine (2 residents), infectious diseases (2 residents), medication use safety and policy (2 residents) oncology (2 residents), and pharmacy informatics (1 resident).