The purpose of this PGY1 residency program is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
The purpose of this PGY2 pharmacy residency program is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. PGY2 residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification, if available.
The Pharmacy Informatics program will prepare residents to assume the role of a pharmacist and an informaticist.
During the PGY1 year, the resident will fulfill PGY1 pharmacy residency program requirements while participating in additional pharmacy informatics responsibilities. The PGY1 program was established in 1993 and is highly flexible based on the resident’s interests and development needs. In addition to gaining experience in a variety of clinical areas, the resident will complete a longitudinal project, serve on a departmental or organizational committee and precept introductory and advanced pharmacy students.
During the PGY2 year the resident will complete projects and longitudinal activities related 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 EHR and pharmacy informatics teams partner to support medication use throughout a regional health network composed of an academic medical center, several 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.
Duration/Type: 24-month residency Number of Positions: 1 Application Deadline: Jan. 2, 2024 Starting Date: July 1, 2024 Stipend: PGY1 $49,920; PGY2 $53,040
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).