Lauren Caruso, Pharmacy Resident

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident

Hometown

Sun Prairie, Wis.

Pharmacy School/Graduation Year

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017

PGY1 Location

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Residency Program

PGY2 Rotations

Academia, Ambulatory Pharmacy Administration, Anticoagulation/Anemia Clinic, Behavioral Health, Geriatrics, GI/Hepatology, Hospital Discharge Care Program, Informatics, Internal Medicine Clinic/Primary Care, Rheumatology, Wellness/Outreach (Community Outreach Health Clinic)

PGY2 Residency Projects

  • Delving deeper into understanding a population based diabetes model and its impact on outcomes
  • Further development and expansion of the pharmacist's role in the Community Outreach Health Clinic

Why did you choose to pursue a residency?

I decided to pursue a residency to further expand my clinical knowledge and gain valuable patient care experiences in a wide variety of clinics. Practicing in ambulatory care has always been a goal of mine and residency is providing the training and opportunities I need to be successful in my career and grow as a new practitioner.

What attracted you to the Froedtert & MCW pharmacy residency program?

The Froedtert & MCW program provides residents an opportunity to practice in both primary care and specialty clinics where pharmacy services are well-established and always expanding. Froedtert values collaborative, patient-centered care and pharmacists are respected members of the care team.

Professional Interests

Primary care, population health, underserved/vulnerable populations

Hobbies

Spending time with family and friends, traveling, and live music.

Favorite Things to Do in Milwaukee

I enjoy checking out Milwaukee’s many festivals and trying new restaurants around the city!

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