National Match Code: 155418

PGY1/PGY2 Program Director
Justin Konkol, PharmD, BCPS, DPLA
Director of Pharmacy
Froedtert Hospital and Oncology Service Line
Telephone: 414-805-4009
Fax: 414-805-9283
Email: [email protected]

Duration/Type: 24-month residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: Jan. 2, 2024
Starting Date: June 17, 2024
Estimated Stipend: $53,040

The purpose of this PGY1 residency program is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

The purpose of this PGY2 pharmacy residency program is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. PGY2 residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification, if available.


This residency program prepares residents to assume high-level managerial, supervisory and leadership responsibilities. During the PGY1 year, the resident will fulfill PGY1 pharmacy residency program requirements while participating in additional administrative responsibilities. During the PGY2 year the resident will complete rotations and learning experiences that focus on safe and effective medication utilization, operations and clinical management in both inpatient and ambulatory settings, transitions of care, quality assurance, data analytics, management of human and financial resources and use of technology. Projects and longitudinal activities during both years will relate to residents’ interests in pharmacy leadership and administration. Residents will complete a two year Master’s of Healthcare Administration degree in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Sample resident rotation schedule

Residency Manual

Requirements for Acceptance

Applicants are required to submit a program application through PhORCAS. Please follow the application instructions.

PGY1 Learning Experiences


  • Orientation and Training (five weeks)
  • Inpatient Clinical Practice Management (four weeks)
  • Inpatient Operations and Technology Management (four weeks)
  • Centers for Medication Utilization (four weeks)
  • Internal Medicine (four weeks)
  • Intensive care — Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU or Cardiovascular ICU (four weeks)
  • Ambulatory Care — a variety of clinical areas available (four weeks)

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Health System Leadership — executive level leadership experiences, area based on resident interest
  • Medication Safety
  • Acute Care Clinical Practice (staffing)

Elective Rotations (all are four weeks unless otherwise indicated)

  • Acute Care Hematology/Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Informatics
  • Neurology
  • Pain Stewardship
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Toxicology at Wisconsin Poison Center
  • Academia at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (two weeks)
  • Diabetes Care (two weeks)
  • Investigational Drug Service (two weeks)
  • Peri-Operative Care (two weeks)
  • Third Shift Critical Care (two weeks)

PGY2 Learning Experiences

Required (all are four weeks unless otherwise indicated)

  • Health System Pharmacy Administration
  • Chief Pharmacy Officer Leadership
  • Clinical Practice Management
  • Operations and Technology Management
  • Ambulatory Practice Management
  • Outpatient Pharmacy Leadership
  • Supply Chain and Contracting

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Executive Leadership — executive level leadership experience, area based on resident interest
  • Personnel Management, Scheduling, and Outcomes: Management of 20+ student interns
  • Medication Use Safety
  • Budgeting and Financial Services

Elective Rotations

  • Apexus 340B Operations
  • Community Hospital Leadership
  • Community Pharmacy Management
  • Home Infusion Management
  • Data Analytics/Decision support
  • Oncology Practice Leadership
  • Pharmacy Administration Informatics
  • Specialty Pharmacy Administration
  • Advanced elective rotation in previous required rotations
  • Others as defined by the resident

Additional Learning Opportunities

  • Master’s of Healthcare Administration Curriculum Over the Two-Year Program
  • Monthly Leadership Mentoring Meetings
  • Leadership Self-Assessment
  • Manager On-Call Responsibilities
  • Student Precepting
  • Health System Site Visits (as available)

Requirements and Expectations

The following are some of the requirements and expectations for participants in the PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency at Froedtert Hospital.

  1. Wisconsin Pharmacist Licensure within 90 days of start date
  2. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) — classes provided, completed during PGY1
  3. Longitudinal Resident Projects
    • One project each year
    • Protocol development and presentation at Pharmacy Research Committee
    • Development of formal manuscripts suitable for publication
  4. Professional Organization Membership
    • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
    • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)
    • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) — recommended
  5. Conferences
    • Vizient and ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
    • Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference (GLPRC)
    • ASHP Leadership Conference
    • Pharmacy Administrative Residency Exchange (PARE; as PGY2)
    • Milwaukee Residency Conferences (three/year)
    • PSW Annual Meeting (optional)
    • PSW Educational Conference (optional)
  6. Formal Presentations
    • Vizient Resident Poster Presentation
    • GLPRC PowerPoint Presentation
    • PSW Poster Presentation
  7. PGY1 Staffing
    • Nine staffing weeks as a decentral clinical pharmacist (Monday – Friday, 10-hour PM shifts)
    • Twelve weekends spent staffing as a central and/or decentral pharmacist (Saturday – Sunday, 10-hour shifts)
    • Four additional staffing shifts (8-hour shifts)
    • Two holidays (10-hour shifts)
    • One Monday – Sunday staffing week, either the week of Christmas or the week of New Years
  8. PGY2 Staffing
    • Seven weeks throughout the year (Monday - Friday, 10-hour shifts in central or decentral areas)
    • Ten weekends throughout the year (Saturday - Sunday, 10-hour shifts in central/decentral areas)
    • Two holidays (10-hour shifts)
  9. Departmental Meetings
    • Weekly manager meetings
    • Academic Afternoon — Weekly resident journal clubs, clinical conference and administrative discussions
    • Monthly department staff meetings
    • Weekly inpatient pharmacist conferences
    • Monthly medication safety discussions and M&M conferences
    • Additional meetings based on resident interest and rotation area
  10. Completion of a Medication Use Evaluation (during PGY1 year)
  11. Medication Error Review (during PGY1 year)
  12. Other
    • Participation with PSW Practice Advancement Leadership Team (PALT)
    • Assist and support department in additional ways as needed
    • Complete assignments and evaluations on a timely basis
    • Participate in recruitment of incoming residency class
    • Precepting of IPPE students on rotation at Froedtert Hospital

Past Residents

2022 Aimen Naveed, Pharmacy Operations Manager, Northwestern Medicine
Sarah Steinert, Pharmacy Operations Manager, Froedtert & MCW health network
2021 Kelsey Raymer, Director of Health System 340B Operations and Pharmacy Supply Chain, University of Mississippi
Kevin Krueger, Pharmacy Operations Manager, Froedtert & MCW health network
2020 Marilyn (Gaske) Hill, Ambulatory Pharmacy Manager, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Adam Henn, Pharmacy Operations Manager, University of Kansas
2019 Elizabeth Rodman, Clinical Pharmacy Lead – Medicare Infusion Strategy, Humana
Marshall Johnson, Coordinator for Oral Chemotherapy & Specialty, University of Kansas
2018 Alyssa Billmeyer, Specialty Pharmacy Manager, Emory Healthcare
Kristin Tiry, Pharmacy Operations Manager, Froedtert & MCW health network
2017 Christian Holm, Pharmacy Supply Chain Director, Aurora Health Care
Erick Siegenthaler, Senior Director, Visante Inc.
2016 Annie Shelton, Health-System Pharmacy Operations Manager, University of Kansas
Noah Franz, Director of Pharmacy - Home Infusion Services, Froedtert & MCW health network
2015 Chad Johnson, 340B Education & Compliance Support, Apexus LLC
Alyssa Ferrie, Pharmacy Manager, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
2014 Lindsey Clark, Pharmacy Manager – Care Transitions, University of Michigan
2013 Richard Taylor, Director of Pharmacy, Beaumont Hospital, Wayne
2012 Ryan Fleming, Pharmacy Manager, Thrombosis Service, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
2011 Justin Guthman, National Director Pharmacy Operations, Ascension
2010 Sara Wilke, Operations Manager, Rush
2009 Anne Zechlinski, PGY1 Program Director – Pharmacy Coordinator, Froedtert & MCW health network
Kate Lewis, Specialty Pharmacy Coordinator, Froedtert & MCW health network
2008 Melissa Theesfeld, Director of Experiential Education, Concordia University School of Pharmacy


Please contact our pharmacy residency program directors with any questions or concerns you may have.

Froedtert & MCW Pharmacy Residency Programs Diversity Statement

The Froedtert & MCW Pharmacy Residency Program is committed to recruiting and training pharmacists from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We value the different perspectives each resident offers. In training pharmacists as one of the most accessible members on the health care team, a diverse workforce is essential to advance the health of the patients we serve