Aurora West Allis Medical Center is a community hospital providing a full range of inpatient and outpatient services to patients in the Milwaukee area and surrounding communities. In addition to internal medicine, critical care, and other specialty services, Aurora West Allis Medical Center is home to the Aurora Women's Pavilion, which provides comprehensive women's health services including maternal and fetal medicine and a level III neonatal intensive care unit. Residents are part of Aurora Health Care's pharmacy residency class, and complete all learning experiences at Aurora West Allis Medical Center. Learning experiences include drug policy, administration, patient care - including general/internal medicine, women's health, critical care, infectious diseases, professional development, and more. Each resident's experience is customized based on their interests and needs.
All applicants must apply through PhORCAS and meet the following criteria:
Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
Eligible for pharmacist licensure in Wisconsin – residents are expected to be licensed as a pharmacist in the state of Wisconsin prior to starting their residency program and sit for their exams at the first available opportunity.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
The Pharmacy Residency programs participate in the Residency Matching Program (“The Match”).
After “The Match”, employment as a pharmacy resident is still contingent upon the applicant satisfying Aurora Health Care’s employment eligibility requirements, including an employment application/evaluation by Human Resources and a pre-employment physical and drug screen (hair analysis). The pre-employment physical and drug screen must be completed at a designated Aurora Health Care location between May 15 and June 1.
All matched residents must start on the pre-determined start date. Refer to the program director for the exact pre-determined start date as adjustments in start date are not allowed.
About Advocate Aurora Health
Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin and Advocate Health Care in Illinois together are now Advocate Aurora Health. Advocate Aurora Health is a large, not-for-profit, integrated health care system in Wisconsin and Illinois nationally recognized for excellence. It features nearly 30 hospitals, numerous ambulatory care clinics, retail and specialty pharmacies, and more. Pharmacy residents gain real-world perspective and benefit from system-wide resources; a single department of pharmacy across the entire system; and collaboration, innovation, and an advanced level of practice.