The Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency UnityPoint Health-Meriter (UPH-M) is designed to train the resident to become an accomplished Infectious Diseases pharmacist and to appreciate the operational policies and practices to create, maintain, and improve an Antimicrobial Stewardship program (ASP). The resident will work under the close supervision of the Residency Program Director, who is a Clinical Professor in pharmacy and has guided UPH-M’s ASP for nearly 30 years. In addition to rotations directed at Antimicrobial Stewardship, specific training in clinical microbiology, Infectious Diseases Consult service, Infusion Center, Adult Intensive Care, Emergency Services, Newborn Intensive Care, and Immunocompromised Inpatient and Ambulatory Stewardship are offered. The resident is a member of UPH-M and UPH ASPs and will be immersed in all activities pertaining to appropriate antibiotic selection and dosing, as well as monitoring and documentation of clinical activities.
Submit the standard application materials via PhORCAS including: a letter of intent / personal statement, CV and three letters of recommendation. Other requirements include completing an onsite interview, PharmD degree, completion of PGY-1 residency and eligibility for Wisconsin licensure. Please see https://www.unitypoint.org/madison/pharmacy-residency-program.aspx for details.
About UnityPoint Health- Meriter Hospital
UnityPoint Health-Meriter is a community hospital in the heart of Madison that serves as a training site for many health professionals, including physicians, nurses, and pharmacists. Meriter utilizes a fully integrated electronic medical healthcare record system. Recipient of the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. Recipient of Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Bronze Recognition award for 2017. Named as American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Edition Best Hospitals, US News & World Report in 2016 and 2017. Received the Press Ganey "Guardian of Excellence" award for Patient Experience in the Medical Practice setting in 2016. Certified by Baby-Friendly USA with the prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly™ birth facility until 2021. Named by Truven Health Analytics as a 100 Top Hospital® in 2016, 2015, 2011 & 2010. Repeatedly has earned a 5-Star overall hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Named by InBusiness Magazine as Top Madison Company to Work For, 2014.