PGY1/2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy Residency Program
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy
Medication-Use Safety and Policy
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Medication Utilization (CMU) promotes the safe, effective, and fiscally responsible use of medications across the Froedtert & MCW health network.
About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 702-bed academic medical center that delivers advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians and nurses, research leadership, specialty expertise and state-of-the-art treatments and technology. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and is a major training facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training. In partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin, it is also a respected research facility with more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, conducted every year. Froedtert Hospital operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center and is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes eight hospitals, more tha...n 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits were nearly 1.5 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 55,085 and visits to our network physicians exceeded 1.1 million. For more information, visit froedtert.com.
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is home to an established and large pharmacy residency program. PGY1 positions are available in acute care focus (12 residents), ambulatory care focus (4 residents), PGY1/PGY2 Health-system Pharmacy and Leadership (4 residents), PGY1/PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy (2 residents), PGY1&2 Pharmacy Informatics (1 resident). Additionally, three PGY1 resident positions are available at Froedtert Menomonee Falls, one of Froedtert's affiliated community hospitals.
PGY2 positions are available in a variety of specialties including ambulatory care (3 residents), critical care (2 residents), emergency medicine (2 residents), infectious diseases (1 resident), medication use safety and policy (2 residents) oncology (4 residents), and pharmacy informatics (1 resident).
Additionally three PGY1 resident positions are available at Froedtert Menomonee Falls, one of Froedtert's affiliated community hospitals
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital (FMF) is a 202-bed community hospital located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1964 by the citizens of Menomonee Falls and surrounding communities. It is a full-service hospital that specializes in cancer care, heart and vascular care, orthopedics, women’s health, and advanced surgical procedures. Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital is part of the Froedtert & MCW health care network, which also includes Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Froedtert West Bend Hospital, Froedtert Kenosha Hospital, Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital, Moorland Reserve Emergency Department and more than 25 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics.
Vizient Top Ranked Complex Teaching Medical Center in US
In 2018, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital received a Bernard A. Birnbaum Quality Leadership Award, ranking No. 1 out of 100 participating complex teaching medical centers in Vizient’s annual Quality and Accountability Study and a five-star ranking and overall second place finish in the 2019 ranking.
Achievement of this ranking means patients cared for at FMF have a higher likelihood of surviving, avoiding complications, receiving reliable care regardless of condition or personal status, and communicating effectively with physicians and staff, than they would at other participating institutions in this category across the country.
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