Residency Listing

Ascension St. Francis Hospital, Inc.
Department of Pharmacy
3237 South 16th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Code: 45037
NMS Code: 229013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Michael F. Gillard, Pharm.D., BCPS
(414) 325-4755
Fax: (414) 325-4751
Director of Pharmacy: Christopher Dykstra, Pharm.D., MBA
(414) 259-7209
Program Contact: Benjamin J Scott, Pharm.D., BCPS
(414) 647-5043
Fax: (414) 647-5373
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month PGY1
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 1/7/2019
Starting Date: 6/15/2019
Estimated Stipend: 46000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Required rotations: Cardiology, Central Pharmacy, Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy Administration/Drug Policy, Ambulatory Care (Neurology and Oncology clinics), Medication Safety and completion of a yearlong research project. Elective rotations: Academia (with option for earning teaching certificate), Critical Care II, Emergency Medicine, NICU, Oncology, and Orthopedic Surgery. Residents will be expected to become ACLS certified and attend each cardiac/respiratory arrest while onsite. Residents will also assist in the training of IPPE and APPE students from multiple local Schools of Pharmacy.

Fringe Benefits:   

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance; 25 days paid time off; education and travel support; free parking.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy and eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin. The following to be submitted in PhORCAS: Letter of Intent, Curriculum Vitae, Three letters of Recommendation, School of Pharmacy Transcripts, and Supplemental Application (available on residency program website).

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate:


Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 19
Non-Professional Staff: 21
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 209
Average Daily Census: 105
Site Special Features:   

Ascension St. Francis Hospital is home to the Center for Neurologic Disorders treating over 4,000 multiple sclerosis patients, as well as serving as the site for the Neurology Investigational Drug Center. St. Francis is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care as a Chest Pain center and Atrial Fibrillation Center featuring new technology including Arctic Front Cryoablation. St. Francis is also a Joint Commission certified Stoke Center with interventional radiology services including mechanical thrombolysis. St. Francis provides cancer care services with chemoembolization and radiation oncology, as well as behavior health services with an adult mental health and addiction care unit.