The Marshfield Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 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.
Required Rotations include:
Systems Training (6 weeks)
Am Care track: Outpatient Pharmacy training
Acute Care track: Inpatient Hospital Pharmacy training at hospital pharmacy
Drug Information (4 weeks)
Patient Care/Internal Medicine (8 weeks)
Acute Internal Medicine (4 weeks)
Ambulatory Internal Medicine (4 weeks)
Elective/Concentrated Rotations (4-6 weeks)**
The resident has the opportunity to pick from the following elective rotations:
Ambulatory care track electives: Dermatology (2 weeks), Cardiology, Family Health Center Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Neurology, Specialty Pharmacy
Acute care track electives: Critical Care (MICU), Infectious Disease, Metabolic Support, Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU), Surgical Intensive Care (SICU)
Oncology/Hematology (Combination of acute and ambulatory)
Non-direct patient care electives: Managed Care, Medication Use Safety, Pharmacogenetics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (2-4 weeks)
Acute track residents may complete 0-2 ambulatory care track electives. Ambulatory track residents may complete 0-2 acute track electives.
Required Longitudinal Experiences (10-12 months)
Staffing (Service) Longitudinal
Ambulatory Care Track:
8 hour shift/day: Outpatient pharmacy every 3-4th weekend Saturdays and Sundays (12 weekends total)
10 weekdays throughout the year (Clinical Pharmacy Services/Drug Information Service)
Acute Care Track:
8 hour shift/day: MMC Hospital Pharmacy every 3-4th weekend Saturdays and Sundays (12 weekends total)
10 weekdays throughout the year (MMC Pharmacy/Drug Info Service)
All residents will staff 1 Holiday weekend (3 days)
Ad hoc staffing as needed (max of 40 hours per academic year)
Leadership/Practice Management Longitudinal
Topic Discussions with preceptors and program director will occur throughout the residency year as scheduled (10 minimum). These discussions may include, but are not limited to:
Recruitment/Pharmacy Career Fairs/Interview Process
Budget Process Review: Capitol Budgets, Operating Budgets
Conflict of Interest/Ethical Dilemmas
797 and Chap 15 WI Admin Code
ACCP Position Statement: Pharmacists and Industry: Guidelines
Pharmacy Systems Manager Meetings
Giving effective feedback
Pharmacy Reimbursement and Finance/Finance Management
Weekly Meetings with Program Directo
Leadership/Practice Management related topic discussion at Weekly Meeting with Program Director including reading and discussing the following books:
1) Strength Finder 2.0- Quarter 1
1) ‘Who Moved My Cheese’ by Spencer Johnson- Quarter 2
One additional leadership reading of resident’s choice (e.g., ‘Good to Great’ by Jim Collins, ‘Hardwiring Excellence’ by Quint Studer) which will occur during Q4 of residency.
Medication Use Safety Longitudinal
Patient Safety Committee x 12 months
Safety/Practice Management longitudinal project
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) involvement x 12 months
Attend Pharmacy CE presentations and may present as part of current rotation requirements
Community Involvement will include, but is not limited to:
Participation in Community Outreach at assisted living facility (at least once per 12 month residency as scheduled) to address questions the elderly population may have regarding medication therapy and conduct a 20 minute presentation on a Geriatric related topic.
Volunteer opportunities at St. Vincent’s Free Clinic (optional)
Residents will select and complete a project during the residency year.
Some of the key components of this learning experience include:
Participate in the Resident Research Program (including completion of the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program)
Attend at least 2 Institutional Review Board (IRB) meetings
Prepare Poster Presentation and present at National meeting (e.g., ASHP Midyear)
Marshfield Clinic Medical Education Day Project Presentation (May)
Attend and participate in pharmacy Journal Club
Complete manuscript draft prior to end of residency
AJHP Research Perspective Articles Discussion in SharePoint
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Marshfield Clinic Health System
Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) is a national leader in delivering high quality, cost-effective care. Marshfield Clinic Health System provides patient care, research and education with over 50 locations in Wisconsin. MCHS is an integrated, nonprofit, private group medical practice with over 750 physicians representing over 80 medical specialties. MCHS has demonstrated over 100 years of commitment to its patients and communities. More than 380,000 unique patients receive care annually and patients come from every county in Wisconsin and nearly every state in the nation.
The Marshfield Clinic Health System pharmacy system consists of Hospital Pharmacy Services, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Medication Safety coordination, outpatient dispensing pharmacies, Specialty Pharmacy Services, Sterile Products areas (e.g., oncology), Investigational Drug Program, Information Systems Integration, and residencies in PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Medication Use Safety. The mission of the pharmacy division is to enrich lives and serve patients by providing accessible, comprehensive, professional pharmacy services for all patients we serve with a commitment towards promoting safe, high-qual...ity, and cost-effective medication therapy in support of the system mission.