Residency Listing

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 West Wisconsin Ave., P.O. Box 1997
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Code: 45001
NMS Code: 593961
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Pediatric Pharmacy
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: 1
Application Deadline: 1/4/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 60000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will provide the resident opportunity to enhance critical care skills in a pediatric acute care hospital while developing competence in direct patient care, practice management, and leadership. Required rotations include general pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, pediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant, and longitudinal rotations in committees, precepting, and research. Elective rotations include emergency department/trauma center, toxicology, academia/teaching certificate, solid organ transplant, antimicrobial stewardship, infectious disease, and investigational drug service. PGY-2 pharmacy residents will have the opportunity to participate in health care rounds in all acute care rotations as well as work with Medical College of Wisconsin attending physicians, pediatric medical residents, PGY-1 pharmacy residents, pharmacy students from multiple schools of pharmacy, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and will provide a limited amount of decentralized pharmacy staffing.

Fringe Benefits:   

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

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Licensure in Wisconsin or license eligible, graduate of an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, completion of a PGY-1 pharmacy residency, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae, 3 project examples, and 3 letters of recommendation are required.

Training Site Type: Pediatric Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Acute care tertiary and teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 41
Non-Professional Staff: 39
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.