UnityPoint Health - Meriter Hospital - PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Individuals who complete the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency program at UnityPoint Health - Meriter will possess skills necessary to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to a diverse group of patients. These skills include communication, critical thinking and education about drug-related therapy to colleagues, other healthcare professionals, pharmacy students and patients. Residents will be responsible for providing clinical pharmacy services that achieve optimal health care outcomes for their patients. They will exercise leadership in healthcare by developing protocols that promote medication safety. You will demonstrate professional maturity by following a personal philosophy of practice that promotes self-directed learning, ethical integrity, respect for others, and commitment to the pharmacy profession.
Upon completion of this training program residents are prepared to successfully assume clinical pharmacy roles within health-systems practice. This may include transitioning to advanced training in the form of PGY2 residency programs and/or fellowships. They are also prepared to assume teaching responsibilities for future practitioners.
Required Block Rotations •Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) •Cardiology •Critical care •Drug Policy •Infectious diseases •Internal medicine •Nutrition support •Orientation •Pharmacotherapy lab •Psychiatry
Elective Rotations •Emergency medicine •Neonatology •Obstetrics •Pain Management •OR/PACU •Anticoagulation Stewardship •Intermediate Care
Interested Applicants Must: •Be graduates of an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy •Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program •Be eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in Wisconsin •Participate in an interview in January or February
Submit the following materials through PhORCAS: •Basic demographics •Verified transcripts •Curriculum vitae •Extracurricular information •Three letters of reference •Personal statement/Letter of intent: please provide specific information about your practice goals and areas of interest; what interests you the most about our residency program and how doing a residency will help you accomplish your career goals.
•Please provide two projects that you have completed as a pharmacy student that represent your best work and will show the selection committee your capabilities as a resident.