PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Pharmacy School/Graduation Year
Midwestern University - Chicago, 2012
PGY1 Residency Location
Oncology, Academia, SICU, Investigational Drug Services, Ambulatory Oncology, Residency Administration, Medicine, Ambulatory Bone Marrow Transplant, Drug Policy
PGY1 Residency Project
Evaluation of impact of utilizing a closed system transfer device for chemotherapy preparation and administration
My project is determining the impact of choosing and implementing a closed-system transfer device (CSTD) system for chemotherapy preparation and administration at a large academic hospital. The project will involve piloting two products currently on the market and we will evaluate staff satisfaction, consequences on workflow, and cost.
Why did you choose to pursue a residency?
I wanted to pursue a residency so I could gain additional experience and knowledge in a variety of clinical settings. I hope to become a more well-rounded clinical practitioner after residency training.
What attracted you to Froedtert’s pharmacy residency program?
The first thing that attracted me to Froedtert was the variety of experiences available to the residents. I was excited to see the extensive list of electives and that I could map out my own residency year. After my interview on Froedtert’s campus, I was impressed with how friendly the pharmacy staff, current residents, and program director was. Lastly, I was impressed with the second year residency programs that were available at Froedtert.
I am planning to pursue PGY2 training in oncology next year. I hope one day I will be a Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist practicing in the clinical setting. Long term goals include being actively involved with academia. I want to be able to teach and precept future pharmacy students and watch them grow into competent and confident professionals.
I enjoy exercising and cooking. So far I have forced time into my schedule to run or ride my bike around the Milwaukee area at least a few times a week. On lighter evenings or weekends I like to try out new recipes to cook.
What's your favorite thing to do in Milwaukee?
My favorite thing to do in Milwaukee is explore. Milwaukee is a new city to me and I love being able to participate in the numerous outdoor events that are available throughout the year. Concerts, museums, parks, beaches, restaurants, local markets…there’s always something fun going on!