Residency Listing

William S. Middleton VA Medical Center
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705
Code: 45024
NMS Code: 213613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Maria C Wopat, Pharm.D., BCACP, TTS
(608) 256-1901 ext 15020
Fax: (608) 280-7279
Director of Pharmacy: Andrew J Wilcox, Pharm.D.
(608) 280-7077
Fax: (608) 280-7279
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Residents rotate between acute care and ambulatory care, spending equal time in both settings. Acute care experiences include general medicine, ICU, and rehab/hospice. Ambulatory care experiences include primary care and a variety of specialty clinics. Though this residency only has one position, the Madison VA has 16 residents across 5 programs, allowing for diversity and collaboration. This residency is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Pharmacy, where residents serve as clinical instructors.

Fringe Benefits:   

Health insurance, 13 paid days of vacation, 13 sick days, 10 holidays, paid attendance at professional meetings with travel allowance

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

U.S. citizenship, PharmD degree, pharmacist license, academic transcript, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation

Training Site Type: Ambulatory Care
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Ambulatory Care, Acute Care, Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 1375
Non-Professional Staff: 430
Number of Medical Centers: 7
Total Beds: 129
Average Daily Census: 105
Site Special Features:   

The multi-facility Pharmacy Department is an innovative leader within VHA in the development of progressive operational, clinical, and educational services. In addition to integrating enhanced automation, the pharmacy team (which consists of over 130 team members) was the first VHA facility to create a residency program in direct medication therapy management – and is one of the most progressive VHA pharmacy services concerning the application of evidence-based medication use guidelines and pharmacoeconomic application and research practices.