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:
- Critical Care
- Emergency Services
- Family Medicine Clinic
- General Medicine
- Infectious Disease - Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Internal Medicine Clinic
- Pharmacy Practice Management
- Rural Practice - Critical Access Facility
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. Program flexibility allows the resident to meet his or her specific needs and interests. A longitudinal research or quality improvement project is required. The residency program stipend is $48,000.
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).