The Resident Experience

Successful applicants will spend the majority of their 12 consecutive month experience in one of several innovative community pharmacy practice sites. Residents will focus on the development and implementation of patient care services related to disease state management as well as preventive care. Communication skills will be enhanced through direct patient care and teaching opportunities. Additional skills will be developed under the mentorship of multidisciplinary teams and School of Pharmacy faculty. Throughout the year residents will build practice knowledge through the variety of projects conducted, highlighted by the completion and presentation of the residency research project at local, state, and national venues.

Resident’s Salary and Benefits

Current resident benefits include:

  • Competitive resident salary plus travel benefits
  • Health, dental, vision and liability insurance
  • Life insurance and retirement savings options
  • 5 paid approved professional leave days
  • 10 paid personal/vacation/sick days
  • 7 major holidays off
  • Access to University of Wisconsin libraries, recreational facilities, and a UW email address
  • Faculty appointment and teaching opportunities
  • Business plan development and implementation with faculty mentorship
  • Travel arrangements for professional meetings – two national, one regional, and one state:
    • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW) Immunization Training
    • PSW Annual Meeting
    • ASHP Midyear (recruiting purposes only)
    • APhA Annual Meeting
    • Great Lakes Residency Conference