Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee is proud to launch a new pharmacy residency program with the first class starting in July 2019.
Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee is a community teaching hospital located in Milwaukee just north of downtown. The Lake Drive Campus is made up of two hospitals, the Main Hospital and Women’s Hospital, and two large clinics, Prospect Medical Commons and Water Tower Medical Commons. Average daily inpatient census is ~225 patients. The facility offers advanced cardiovascular and neurological surgery services, a regional burn center, women’s health services, a neonatal intensive care unit, 48 adult intensive care unit beds, 130 medical/surgical beds. an inpatient behavioral health unit, an inpatient rehabilitation unit, and a 45-bed emergency department. Additionally, an outpatient chemotherapy infusion center is part of the campus. Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee serves as the tertiary care referral center for seven southeastern Wisconsin Ascension hospitals. As a result, the area’s most complex medical and surgical cases come to Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Milwaukee for care.
Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s aims to develop residents into capable pharmacy clinicians who are prepared to enter an advanced acute care practice environment. Through a variety of rotation experiences, projects, and activities, residents will develop successful time management and communication skills. Graduates will be resourceful, compassionate, and competent members of the healthcare team who demonstrate a commitment to the patient and profession.
Required rotations include: Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy Administration, Academia, Research, and Staffing.
Elective opportunities include: Oncology, Ambulatory Care, Medication Safety, NICU & Women’s Health, Pharmacy Informatics, Critical Care II, and Health-System Administration.
Number of positions: 2
Stipend: Approximately $48,000
Residency Program Director:
Andrew Ticcioni, PharmD, BCPS
Submit to PhORCAS:
• Letter of intent
• Curriculum vitae, including APPE rotations with preceptors
• Three letters of recommendation
• School/college of pharmacy transcripts
• Supplemental Application Form available on program website (above) must be uploaded into PhORCAS
About Ascension Wisconsin
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 23 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 19,600 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is
a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia.
Ascension Wisconsin has six PGY1 Pharmacy residency programs (Ascension St. Clare's, Ascension St. Elizabeth, Ascension St. Joseph, Ascension Columbia St. Mary's, Ascension St. Francis, and Ascension All Saints) and one PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency. Please visit our residency website at https://www.mywheaton.org/careers/pharmacy-residency/ for additional information