This residency provides trainees with opportunities to function independently as ambulatory care practitioners. Clinic experiences include primary care, anticoagulation, geriatrics, diabetes, tobacco treatment, and other specialty areas. Residents have a scope of practice with authority to order medications and laboratory tests. This residency is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Pharmacy. Residents who successfully complete this residency should possess competencies that qualify them for ambulatory care clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions.
About William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
The multi-facility Pharmacy Department is an innovative leader within VHA in the development of progressive operational, clinical, and educational services. In addition to integrating enhanced automation, the pharmacy team (which consists of over 130 team members) was the first VHA facility to create a residency program in direct medication therapy management – and is one of the most progressive VHA pharmacy services concerning the application of evidence-based medication use guidelines and pharmacoeconomic application and research practices.