The Pharmacy Residency opportunity blends inpatient and outpatient experiences in a 325-bed teaching hospital and multi-specialty group practice, one of the largest in the nation. You’ll encounter a wide range of primary and tertiary care medicine, from the routine to the unusual. Gundersen Health System’s PGY1 Pharmacy Residency offers:

  • An academic, evidence-based teaching environment.
  • Superior camaraderie among residents and staff.
  • Flexible scheduling to meet your educational needs.
  • Longitudinal opportunities to develop management, research, and teaching skills.

Pharmacy Residency experiences may include:

  • Cardiology
  • Continuum of Care
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine Clinic
  • General Medicine
  • Infectious Disease - Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics/PICU/NICU
  • Pharmacy Practice Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery

Special Features

This program provides the resident opportunities to function as a member of the healthcare team, as well as exercise skill in educating other healthcare professionals and patients about drug therapy. The resident will learn and apply a practice philosophy that pharmacists are responsible for all areas of medication utilization to achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes. Rotation options include cardiology, critical care, general medicine, infectious disease, nephrology, oncology, palliative care, pediatrics, pharmacy practice management, psychiatry and surgery. Program flexibility allows the resident to meet his or her specific needs and interests. A research project is required.

Training Site Features

Gundersen Health System is a progressive tertiary referral teaching center with numerous regional clinics of multi-specialty practice in affiliation with the University of Wisconsin. The hospital and clinics serve as clinical training sites for medical, pharmacy, nursing and other allied health professional students and residents. The pharmacy supports a full range of services on a 24-hour basis, with decentralized clinical pharmacist practice in all inpatient care units. Gundersen has a fully integrated electronic health record, including provider order entry (CPOE).

Love + Medicine

Every day, Gundersen Health System staff deliver great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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