PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Resident with MHA (2 positions)
This residency program prepares residents to assume high-level managerial, supervisory, and leadership responsibilities. During the PGY1 year, the resident will fulfill PGY1 pharmacy residency program requirements while participating in additional administrative responsibilities. During the second year of the program, the resident will complete rotations and learning experiences that focus on safe and effective medication utilization, operations and clinical management in both inpatient and ambulatory settings, transitions of care, quality assurance, management of human and financial resources, and use of technology. Projects and longitudinal activities during both years will relate to residents' interests in pharmacy leadership and administration. When available, interim leader opportunities are highly encouraged and will be tailored to the resident's skills and interests. Residents will complete a 2-year Master’s of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree in partnership with University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM). More details about the program are available here: PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency (froedtert.com)
PGY1/PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy Residency (2 positions)
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Medication Utilization (CMU) promotes the safe, effective, and fiscally responsible use of medications across the Froedtert & MCW health network.
The PGY1&2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency program is 24 months. During the PGY1 year, the resident completes the requirements of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency (Acute Care). During the PGY2 year, the resident completes the PGY2 program described below. More details about the program are available here: https://www.froedtert.com/pharmacy-residency/pgy1-pgy2-informatics
The Pharmacy Informatics program will prepare residents to assume the role of a pharmacy informaticist. Projects and longitudinal activities will relate to the resident’s interest in pharmacy informatics and technology. The resident will be exposed to electronic health record management (inpatient, ambulatory and oncology), automation and operational administration, medication management and smart pump analytics, medication safety applied to technology, design and human factors, clinical decision support, operational reporting and analytics, and informatics administration.
Complete a certification for Epic Willow Inpatient.
Have exposure to multiple informatics teams.
Have opportunities to precept residents and APPE students on pharmacy informatics rotation.
Be encouraged to pursue external publications and presentations.
Upon graduation, residents are prepared for roles in a variety of health care related informatics disciplines. Our pharmacy informatics team supports medication use throughout a regional health network composed of an academic medical center, two community hospitals and an extensive network of primary and specialty care health centers and clinics. The team has significant experience and expertise in health information technology, electronic health record management and clinical decision support.
About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital, the academic medical center of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, has 711 beds and is a leading referral resource for advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital also operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center. The primary adult teaching affiliate of MCW, Froedtert Hospital is a major training facility for more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students annually. It is also a respected research center, participating in some 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, every year.
The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes 10 hospital locations, more than 2,100 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits were more than 1.7 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals exceeded 58,000 and visits to our network physicians totaled more than 1.17 million. In addition to Froedtert Hospital, the network includes Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital, Froedtert West Bend Hospital and Froedtert Community Hospital with locations in Mequon, New Berlin, Oak Creek and Pewaukee. The hea...lth network represents the collaboration of Wisconsin’s largest multispecialty physician practice with two community-based physician groups. In October 2017, an existing affiliation with the former United Hospital System was expanded to include its Kenosha Medical Center, St. Catherine’s Medical Center and related clinics in the network. In March 2021, the health network expanded again and now includes Holy Family Memorial, Manitowoc County's largest health care provider. In the spring of 2023 Froedtert Health and ThedaCare signed a letter of intent to start the process to combine our organizations to advance local health care for our patients and improve the health and well-being of our communities. Visit froedtert.com and wicarewiroots.com for more information.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is home to an established and large pharmacy residency program. PGY1 positions are available in acute care focus (10 residents), ambulatory care focus (4 residents), PGY1 community-based (1 resident), PGY1/PGY2 Health-system Pharmacy and Leadership (4 residents), PGY1/PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy (4 residents), PGY1&2 Pharmacy Informatics (2 resident). Additionally, three 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 (3 residents), critical care (2 residents), emergency medicine (2 residents), infectious diseases (1 resident), oncology (4 residents), thrombosis and hemostasis management (NEW - 1 resident).