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Pharmacy residency program
The PGY pharmacy residency program at Children's Wisconsin will provide the resident opportunity to enhance clinical skills in a pediatric acute care hospital while developing competence in direct patient care, practice management, and leadership. All residents are required to complete rotations in core areas within their assigned residency program. Once residents complete required core rotations, the residency experience is tailored based on their individual goals and interests. A broad range of elective rotations are available to allow residents flexibility in pursuing individual goals.
Pharmacy residency program overview
The pharmacy residency programs at Children's Wisconsin include:
- Post-graduate year 1 (PGY-1) pharmacy residency program (two positions)
- Post-graduate year 2 (PGY-2) pediatric pharmacy residency program (one position)
With a dedicated leadership team, experienced preceptors and individualized clinical experiences, prospective and current pharmacy residents are set up for success.
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Residents must successfully complete a major project to fulfill the requirements of both the PGY-1 and PGY-2 residency programs. These projects focus on pediatric issues pertinent to clinical practice and quality improvement at Children's Wisconsin. The emphasis of each resident's major project allows for them to contribute a valuable service to the department and the hospital. This process allows the residents to develop their skills in medical literature review, technical writing, data collection and assessment, manuscript preparation, general organizational skills, and leadership skills.
Residents are required to present all major projects at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Mid-year meeting and the Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA) annual meeting.
Pharmacy residency application and contact information
- Application deadline: January 1st of each year
- The residency program start date: on or around July 1 of each year
For more information, contact W. Scott Waggoner, Residency program director, or call 414-266-8597.