As members of an integrated health care team, Gundersen residents learn and adopt a practice philosophy that pharmacists are responsible for all aspects of medication utilization to achieve optimal drug therapy outcomes. Each PGY1 resident’s experience will be customized based on interests, previous experience, and aptitude. Core rotations include critical care, internal medicine, cardiology, pediatric and neonatal care, antimicrobial stewardship-infectious disease, ambulatory care, and practice management; additional opportunities include diabetes management, family medicine, oncology, palliative care, psychiatry, surgery, and rural practice (critical access facility). Professional development opportunities include teaching pharmacy students on rotations, development and execution of a longitudinal research or quality improvement project, and longitudinal personal leadership cultivation. Residents have the option to live in dedicated, on-campus housing. For additional information, please see the program website at www.gundersenhealth.org/pharmed
About Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center-Gundersen Health System
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center is a progressive, tertiary referral teaching center that is the central facility for Gundersen Health System, inclusive of 26 regional clinics of multispecialty practice and four affiliated hospitals in the tri-state (western Wisconsin, NE Iowa, SE Minnesota) area. The hospital and clinics serve as clinical training sites for medical, pharmacy, nursing, and other allied health profession students and residents, and serves as the western Wisconsin clinical campus for the University of Wisconsin. The pharmacy department provides comprehensive distributive service on a 24-hour basis, further supported by clinical pharmacists and pharmacy technicians deployed to all inpatient units and select hospital-wide services.