Residency Listing

University of Wisconsin-UW Health
600 Highland Avenue
F6/133 CSC - 1530
Madison, WI 53792
Code: 45100
NMS Code: *177813,177822,177821
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: David R Hager, Pharm.D., BCPS
(608) 890-8993
Fax: (608) 263-9424
Director of Pharmacy: Steve S. Rough, MS, R.Ph., FASHP
(608) 263-1282
Fax: (608) 263-9424
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions:
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-17
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 177813 - PGY1 pharmacy residency;NMS Code 177822 - PGY1 pharmacy residency with an ambulatory care focus.This program provides residents with extensive experience in an advanced clinical practice setting along with opportunities to conceptualize, integrate, and transform accumulated experiences into skill and competence in providing patient care. Residents receive training in areas including internal medicine, cardiology, neurology/neurosurgery, solid organ transplantation, critical care, surgery, pediatrics, hematology/oncology, ambulatory care, managed care, drug information and drug policy development, emergency medicine, and pharmacy practice management. Residents present research, quality improvement, and drug usage evaluation projects at local, regional, and national meetings. The opportunity exists for a pharmacy practice resident's experience to be tailored in order to facilitate a second year of specialty residency training at UW Health.
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 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.