This program is designed to advance the resident’s skills in emergency medicine, pre-hospital patient care and clinical toxicology. Training will be provided at a Level 1 trauma, stroke, academic medical and tertiary referral center. The core curricula are focused on creating a well-rounded clinical practitioner who possesses the unique skill sets needed for emergency medicine practice.
Clinical toxicology is an important component of the program. The resident will work closely with toxicologists during their longitudinal experience to lay the foundation for board certification through the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT). Residents will have ample opportunities for teaching and research in EM and toxicology.
Minimum of eight months of emergency department, toxicology, and critical care rotations.
Participation in longitudinal toxicology and pre-hospital/flight medicine experiences with the Wisconsin Poison Center and Milwaukee County EMS/Flight for Life.
Research projects are tailored to the interest of the resident and external publications and/or presentations are encouraged.
Rotations are highly customizable and electives are tailored to the interest of the resident but can include any of the many specialties at Froedtert Hospital or repeat of a prior rotation.
Residents will have the opportunity to precept PGY1 pharmacy residents and APPE students on clinical rotations
BLS, ACLS, and BDLS training will be provided.
Duration/Type: 12 month residency Number of Positions: 2 Application Deadline: Jan. 2, 2019
The letter of intent must address the following questions: 1) Why are you deciding to complete a PGY2 Emergency Medicine residency and how do you feel this training will affect your career goals? 2) Why would you like to pursue a PGY2 EM residency at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin? 3)Describe your experience with emergency medicine and/or clinical toxicology.
About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital, is a 603 bed academic medical center and level one trauma center that is part of a regional health network that delivers highly coordinated, cost-effective health care to the residents of southeastern Wisconsin and beyond. The hospital is located on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center Campus, and is the primary adult teaching affiliate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Through an integrated practice model, pharmacists provide comprehensive care, including admission medication histories and discharge teaching to patients throughout the hospital. The Department of Pharmacy maintains an excellent rapport with nursing and medical staff and is actively involved in their educational programs, policy development and clinical initiatives. In addition, pharmacists provide education, medication monitoring, and other services in ambulatory clinics on campus. Residents will gain clinical and practical exposure in various care settings and participate in interdisciplinary committees to facilitate skill development related to design and implementation of patient care initiatives.