Residency Listing

University of Wisconsin-UW Health
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53717
Code: 45065
NMS Code: 768288
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Specialized Area of Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: Joe Cesarz, MS, Pharm.D.
(608) 203-4897
Fax: (608) 203-4894
Email: jcesarz@uwhealth.org
  
Director of Pharmacy: Steve S. Rough, MS, R.Ph., FASHP
(608) 263-1282
Fax: (608) 263-9424
Email: srough@uwhealth.org
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-08
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
 
 
Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance (health/vision/dental), 5 days of legal holiday/10 days of paid time off, funding for professional meetings, travel days to visit other health systems, access to the University of Wisconsin's recreation, educational and cultural facilities.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Submit the standard application materials via PhORCAS including: a letter of intent / personal statement, CV and three letters of recommendation. Other requirements include completing an onsite interview, PharmD degree, and eligibility for Wisconsin licensure. Please see www.uwhealth.org/pharmacy and click on "Pharmacy Residencies, Training and Education" for details.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital/Health System
Owner Affiliate: Public Authority
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 191
Non-Professional Staff: 195
Total Beds: 648
Site Special Features:   Ranked as a top 5 hospital for quality among 333 ACOs. Named the top hospital in Wisconsin by U.S News & World Report magazine in 2012-2018. Ranked among the top 10 academic health centers nationwide in a University Health System Consortium benchmarking study of safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness and equity in delivery of care. Named among the "100 Best Companies" in the nation by Working Mother magazine for nine consecutive years (2008-2016). One of the top 100 Great Hospitals in America (Becker's Hospital Review), hosting 7 intensive care units with the following bed distributions (99 beds): 24 Medical/Surgical ICU, 19 Pediatric ICU, 12 Neonatal ICU, 7 Medical/Cardiac ICU, 8 Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU, 12 Burn ICU, 15 Neurology/Neurosurgery ICU. Additional services/units provided at UW Health include 18 bed Psychiatric Unit, 117 outpatient clinics, 649 house staff (physician residents/fellows) and accepts 1046 med flights per year..

The department's drug distribution system is heavily supported using automation, innovative robotic and point-of-care technology, which is supported by a fully integrated information system and network. Pharmacist involvement at every step of the medication use process provides high levels of safety and quality in the provision of patient care. The department manages 15 retail pharmacies, a home care company, hospital and long-term care consulting services, Quartz Health Insurance, a telepharmacy mail order service, and a hospice hospital.