UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital is a 352-bed, full-service, non-profit hospital serving the greater Rockford region, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. UW Health SwedishAmerican is also a teaching hospital that hosts the University of Illinois College of Medicine's residency program. Clinical pharmacists are assigned to the emergency department, each floor of the hospital, specialty pharmacy, cancer center, retail pharmacy, and the pharmacist managed anticoagulation clinic.
The ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy 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.
Welcome to UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital. Serving greater Rockford, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, UW Health in northern Illinois features a major 339-bed acute care hospital and free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics and the region’s largest home healthcare agency.
Located in the heart of Rockford, our flagship -- SwedishAmerican Hospital -- is a 339-bed, full-service hospital that is home to more than 400 active and courtesy staff providers, encompassing over 40 different specialties to care for your family.
Number of counties that our patients come from throughout northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
339 inpatient beds
Number of inpatient beds at our flagship hospital, UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford.
1911 building starts
The year when donation of a single dollar launched the construction of a Swedish hospital in Rockford. From that one dollar donation, SwedishAmerican grew to a health system that serves hundreds of thousands of patients every year.
The year in which SwedishAmerican became a partn...er of UW Health, making it more convenient for patients from northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin to receive care from doctors at UW Health, one of the nation’s leading academic health systems.