Residency Listing

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1997
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Code: 45000
NMS Code: 140913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: W. Scott Waggoner, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(414) 266-8597
Fax: (414) 266-2820
Director of Pharmacy: Thomas J Lausten, MBA, M.S., R.Ph.
(414) 266-2234
Fax: (414) 266-2820
Program Contact:
W. Scott Waggoner, Pharm.D., BCPPS
(414) 266-8597
Fax: (414) 266-2820
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 43000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The PGY-1 pharmacy residency program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will provide the resident opportunity to enhance clinical skills in a pediatric acute care hospital while developing competence in direct patient care, practice management, and leadership. Required rotations include general pediatrics 1 & 2, pediatric pharmacokinetics, parenteral nutrition/central pharmacy, neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant, and longitudinal rotations in precepting, committees, pharmacy administration, and research. Elective rotations include pediatric solid organ transplant, infectious disease, toxicology, investigational drug service, emergency department/trauma center, and academia/teaching certificate. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to work with Medical College of Wisconsin attending physicians, pediatric medical residents, medical students, a PGY-2 pharmacy resident, pharmacy students from multiple schools of pharmacy, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and will provide a limited amount of decentralized pharmacist staffing.

Fringe Benefits:   

The residents have health, vision, and dental insurance; free parking; 2 weeks paid vacation; paid holidays and sick leave. Travel expenses for conferences are incorporated into the resident's salary.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Wisconsin licensure or license eligible, graduate of an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, 3 project examples, and 3 letters of recommendation are required.

Training Site Type:

Pediatric hospital

Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, Acute Care, Level 1 Trauma Center
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff:


Non-Professional Staff:


Total Beds: 297
Average Daily Census: 225
Site Special Features:   

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) is a 297-bed acute care pediatric teaching hospital in Milwaukee, WI. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Campus with Froedtert Hospital, the Blood Center of Wisconsin, Children's Research Institute, the Curative Care Network, and is affiliated with the Medical College of Wisconsin. Children's is a tertiary care hospital with a Level 1 trauma center that receives over 10,000 trauma patients per year and is the largest Level 4 NICU in the state of Wisconsin. Children's has an internationally recognized bone marrow transplant program; is a center for heart, liver, and kidney transplantation; and is the only hospital in Wisconsin to be nationally accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association as a Center of Comprehensive Care. The pharmacy department provides centralized distributive services 24 hours a day and has decentralized pharmacists in acute care units, intensive care units, and limited ambulatory clinics.