Residency Listing

Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
1910 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
Code: 45300
NMS Code: 132313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Adam E Gregg, Pharm.D., BCPS
(608) 775-3617
Fax: (608) 775-5956
Director of Pharmacy: Jolene Garrett, Pharm.D., MHA, BCPS
(608) 775-1127
Fax: (608) 775-5956
Program Contact: Adam E Gregg, Pharm.D., BCPS
(608) 775-3617
Fax: (608) 775-5956
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

As members of an integrated health care team, Gundersen residents learn and adopt a practice philosophy that pharmacists are responsible for all aspects of medication utilization to achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes. Each PGY1 resident's experience will be customized based on interests, previous experience, and aptitude. Core rotations include critical care, internal medicine, cardiology, pediatric and neonatal care, antimicrobial stewardship-infectious disease, family medicine, and practice management; additional opportunities include diabetes management, oncology, psychiatry, palliative care, and surgery. Professional development opportunities include teaching pharmacy students on rotations, development and execution of a longitudinal research project, and longitudinal personal leadership cultivation. Residents have the ability to live in dedicated, on-campus housing.

Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance, dental plan, paid time off and travel allowance for educational meeting participation and project presentation.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Wisconsin licensure; application through PhORCAS (including letter of intent that articulates applicant’s goals for residency and three recommendations utilizing the standard recommendation form); on-site interview.
Training Site Type: Teaching/Tertiary/Clinic
Owner Affiliate: Private
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 40
Non-Professional Staff: 46
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 260
Average Daily Census: 148
Site Special Features:   Gundersen Lutheran is a progressive tertiary referral teaching center with 19 regional clinics of multispecialty practice. The hospital and clinics serve as clinical training sites for medical, pharmacy, nursing, and other allied health professional students and residents, and serves as the western Wisconsin clinical campus for the University of Wisconsin. The pharmacy department provides comprehensive distributive service on a 24-hour basis, including parenteral admixture and support of automated dispensing units. Distributive service is complemented by clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians deployed to all inpatient units and select hospital-wide services.