National Match Code: 206813

Director of Pharmacy
Garret Newkirk, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Director of Pharmacy Community Division
Phone: 262-257-3079
Fax: 262-250-7008
E-mail: garret.newkirk@froedtert.com

PGY1 Program Director
Ms. Terry Audley, RPh, FASHP
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Telephone: 262-257-3077
Fax: 262-250-7008
E-mail: terry.audley@froedtert.com

PGY1 Program Coordinator
John Muchka, PharmD, BCPS
Telephone: 262-257-3070
Fax: 262-250-7008
E-mail: john.muchka@froedtert.com

Duration/Type: 12-month residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: Jan. 2, 2019
Starting Date: July 2019
Estimated Stipend: $46,800
Interview Required: Yes

Features

  • Flexible, comprehensive training in a variety of health-system practice areas.
  • Rotations and activities are tailored to meet the needs and interests of each resident.
  • Residents participate in integrated activities with the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin system residency programs.
    • Journal Club
    • Leadership Discussions
    • Current Pharmacy Practice Topic Presentations
    • Social and Networking Events
  • Development of presentation skills.
  • Research and project management skill development applied to year-long residency project
  • Development of preceptor skills with opportunities to work with and serve as a preceptor for pharmacy clerkship students.

Sample resident rotation schedule

Application Instructions

  1. Register in PhORCAS and National Matching Service Inc (NMS).
  2. Apply to the Community Memorial Hospital residency program through PhORCAS.
    • Community Memorial Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Match Code 206813
  3. Complete the required sections within PhORCAS.
    • Applicant information
    • Extracurricular and professional activities
    • National matching service code
  4. Upload/submit the required materials within PhORCAS.
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Three references
    • Pharmacy school transcript
    • Letter of intent which addresses the following:
      • Characteristics you are looking for in a residency program
      • Career goals
      • Goals for residency year
      • What you expect your greatest challenge will be during residency
      • Level of interest and areas of interest for PGY2 residency training

Learning Experiences

Required

  • Acute Care Clinical Practice (staffing)
  • Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease (includes rounding with Family Practice medical residents)
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Pharmacy Administration/Leadership
  • Ambulatory Care (emergency department, anticoagulation clinic, cancer center, preop testing clinic, cardiology clinic)
  • Pharmacy Operations/Technology

Other Available Rotations

  • Academia (Teaching Certificate Program option)
  • Cancer Care Center
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Pharmacy Operations/Technology
  • Pharmacy Informatics

Requirements and Expectations

The following are some of the requirements and expectations for participants in the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Community Memorial Hospital.

  1. Professional Organization Membership
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)
  2. Conferences
    • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
    • Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference (GLPRC)
    • Milwaukee City Wide Residency Conferences (three/year)
    • PSW Educational Conference and Annual Meeting
  3. Formal Presentations
    • Vizient Resident Poster Presentation at the annual pharmacy meeting at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
    • GLPRC PowerPoint Presentation
  4. Acute Care Clinical Practice (based on current staffing model, subject to modification)
    • After completing each rotation the resident will staff that area as a decentralized clinical pharmacist for one to two weeks
    • The resident will spend one weekend per month staffing as a central and/or decentralized pharmacist
    • The resident will staff one evening shift per month
  5. Departmental Meetings
    • Weekly resident meetings
    • Weekly Academic Afternoon combined with the Froedtert Hospital residency program
    • Quarterly pharmacy staff meetings
    • Monthly pharmacist meetings
    • Administrative discussions (present at least one)
    • Medication safety discussions
    • Clinical topic discussions
    • Journal clubs/medication use topic discussions (present at least one)
    • Attend one Institutional Review Board (IRB) meeting
    • Hospital or departmental committee meetings, as assigned
  6. Medication Use Activities
    • Completion of a Medication Use Evaluation
    • Completion of a Monograph or Guideline
  7. Adverse Medication Event Review
  8. Licensure
    • Licensed as a pharmacist in the state of Wisconsin (required by Oct. 1)
  9. Other
    • Minimum 8 hours/day (Monday - Friday)
    • Assist and support department in additional ways as needed
    • Complete assignments and evaluations on a timely basis
    • ACLS certification (classes provided)
    • Participate in recruitment for incoming residency class
    • Precepting of IPPE/APPE rotation students
    • Facilitate MCW School of Pharmacy student lab (at least two)
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