This program is designed to advance the resident’s skills in emergency medicine, pre-hospital patient care and clinical toxicology. Training will be provided at a Level 1 trauma, stroke, academic medical and tertiary referral center. The core curricula are focused on creating a well-rounded clinical practitioner who possesses the unique skill sets needed for emergency medicine practice.
Clinical toxicology is an important component of the program. The resident will work closely with toxicologists during their longitudinal experience to lay the foundation for board certification through the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT). Residents will have ample opportunities for teaching and research in EM and toxicology. Please see Froedtert PGY2 EM Residency
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Program Director: Cathyyen Dang, PharmD, BCPS
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Program Coordinator: Jessica Feih, PharmD, BCCCP
This specialty program is designed to provide advanced clinical training and leadership opportunities from a dedicated critical care preceptor team at a 676-bed academic level-I trauma medical center with 107 dedicated ICU beds. Research projects and teaching activities are tailored to meet the needs/interests of the resident. Residents will have the opportunity to precept PGY1 residents and APPE students on clinical rotations. ACLS, PALS, FCCS and Basic Disaster Life Support training will be provided. External presentations and publications are encouraged.
Required learning experiences include: Surgical/Trauma Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine (8 weeks), Neurosurgical Critical Care, Cardiovascular Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nutrition Support, Research Project, Staffing, Critical Care Policy, Medication Safety. Elective learning experiences include: Toxicology, Infectious Disease, Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant ICU, Perioperative Pharmacy Services, Oncology, Academia (with advanced teaching certificate at Concordia School of Pharmacy or Medical College of Wisconsin), Community Critical Care (Community Memorial Hospital), Advanced Heart Failure (Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Heart Transplant), and repeating any core rotation.
PGY2 Critical Care Program Director: Joel Feih, PharmD, BCCCP
PGY2 Critical Care Program Coordinator: Kaitlin Cooper-Johnson, PharmD, BCCCP
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020
Starting Date: July 2021
Requirements for Acceptance:
EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY
Completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency
In lieu of the letter of intent, please answer the 4 questions listed on our EM program website: https://www.froedtert.com/pharmacy-residency/pgy2-emergency-medicine under "Requirements for Acceptance"
Interviews are required and will be held virtually this year
Please address the letter of intent to the Critical Care Interview Committee. The letter of intent should include 1) why are you interested in critical care, 2) more specifically why are you interested in completing the critical care program at Froedtert, and 3) why do you believe your skill set and experiences would make you a successful critical care resident.
Internal Number: 4
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).