Advocate Aurora Health offers two PGY1/2 HSPAL Programs. The first year is clinically focused and awards a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Certificate from the designated training site. The second year is focused on leadership with the system pharmacy team.
41086 Illinois - PGY1/2 HSPAL (Park Ridge, IL)
45800 Wisconsin - PGY1/2 HSPAL (Milwaukee, WI)
Residency Special Features:For applicants without prior residency experience, the PGY2 pharmacy administration residency is combined with the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice in each state – Aurora Health Care Metro, Inc (Wisconsin) or Advocate Lutheran General Hosptial (Illinois) and completed in 24 months. The PGY2 resident is a member of the administrative team for a health system's department of pharmacy. The resident gains experience in all aspects of pharmacy practice management in a complex organization. Core learning experiences include drug use policy, purchasing/inventory control, automation/technology, inpatient supervision, and financial, clinical, and ambulatory care management, and experiences are customized to meet the resident's goals and interests.
Fringe Benefits:Full-time employee benefits including medical/dental insurance, 23 days paid time off, and support for educational meetings. Tuition support for MBA program also available.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for state specific (Wisconsin/Illinois) licensure, and US Citizen or permanent resident of the US. Application materials include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae (CV), transcripts, and three references. All application materials must be submitted in PhORCAS. A virtual interview is required.
Training Site Type:Hospital, Ambulatory Care
Model Type(s):Acute Care, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Pharmacist Staff: 140
Non-Pharmacist Staff: 145
Total Beds: 1200
Site Special Features: Advocate Aurora Health is a large, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in Wisconsin and Illinois. It features 27 hospitals, numerous ambulatory, diagnostic and treatment centers, home health care and social service agencies, physician clinics, retail pharmacies, and more. For more information, visit our website: aah.org/your-health/pharmacy-residency