The pharmacy informatics residency at the UW Hospitals and Clinics is designed to provide training in the management of medication-use systems. The focus of the residency is to equip the resident with the relevant knowledge and concepts of information technology to enable them to function as an independent member of an informatics project team.
The residency offers options to complete the residency as a PGY2 standalone residency or as a PGY1 and PGY2 combined residency with the first year focusing on clinical pharmacist training and the second year focusing on informatics.
About the Pharmacy Informatics Residency
The informatics resident will participate as a member of an interdisciplinary informatics team at an academic medical center. The resident will gain experiences in all aspects of information technology within the health system, including:
Informatics Team Management
Clinical Decision Support
Electronic Health Record Management
Inpatient Pharmacy Operations
Ambulatory Pharmacy Operations
Supply Chain Management
Teaching opportunities are available at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy as part of the Informatics Track for pharmacy students. Additionally, the resident will have the opportunity to become certified in Epic’s pharmacy application (Willow) and complete an industry rotation with Epic pharmacists.
University of Wisconsin (UW) 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 UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital, a 50-bed post-acute inpatient facility, 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