PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership
Aimed at training the future leaders of integrated health systems, this program combines the PGY1 Pharmacy – Advocate Lutheran General Hospital residency with the PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership residency for a two-year program.
During the PGY1 year, residents complete the PGY1 Pharmacy – Advocate Lutheran General Hospital program which has a long standing history of producing highly qualified pharmacists able to function in a variety of clinical areas within the hospital setting. Preceptors with specialized knowledge and training in antimicrobial stewardship, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, investigational drug services, medication safety, oncology, pain management and pediatrics are dedicated to the teaching and training of residents and students from local colleges of pharmacy.
The PGY2 year builds on the clinical foundation developed during the PGY1 year to develop pharmacists capable of being future pharmacy leaders of integrated health systems. This program gives residents exposure and experience with the entirety of Advocate Aurora Health pharmacy services. Candidates interested in careers as clinical coordinators, supervisors, managers or directors in an integrated health system are encouraged to apply.
Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy, eligibility for Illinois licensure, and US Citizen or permanent resident of the US. Application materials include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae (CV),transcripts, and three references. All application materials must be submitted in PhORCAS.
Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin and Advocate Health Care in Illinois together are now Advocate Aurora Health. Advocate Aurora Health is a large, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in Wisconsin and Illinois nationally recognized for excellence. It features nearly 30 hospitals, numerous ambulatory care clinics, retail and specialty pharmacies, and more. Pharmacy residents gain real-world perspective and benefit from system-wide resources; a single department of pharmacy across the entire system; and collaboration, innovation, and an advanced level of practice.