Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residents

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	Kofi Andoh

Kofi Andoh

Pharmacy School: Notre Dame of Maryland University
Masters Project: Catch Me If You Can! Implementation of a Controlled Substance Waste Monitoring Program within a Large Academic Medical Center
Career Interests: Oncology Leadership, Specialty Management, Clinical Management, Ambulatory Management, System-Level Leadership, Infusion Services, Association Management, Inpatient Operations
Hobbies: Basketball, photography, shopping for fly clothes/shoes, personal finance/budgeting, listening to hip-hop/R&B/afrobeats, watching sports documentaries, hip-hop podcasts, and relationship podcasts
Why UW? The UW Health HSPAL program undoubtedly felt like the right fit for me. Throughout the residency recruitment process, reservations may surface and rightfully so. I can say I never had a doubt about the quality, integrity, and training provided here at UW Health. As a part of the program now, the feelings I had during recruitment have multiplied exponentially as this program continually fosters the best pharmacy leaders in the country. Taking note of past residents’ success and seeing alumni at top hospitals across the country solidifies my belief in our program. From gaining hands-on interim pharmacy manager experience as a resident, to being immersed in a nation-wide network of pharmacy leaders, UW Health proves to be the premier destination for health-system leadership training. On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: kandoh@uwhealth.org

	Jeffrey Clark

Jeffrey Clark

Pharmacy School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-South Georgia
Masters Project: Business Continuity and Downtime Activities Planning
Career Interests: Ambulatory Management, Infusion Services, Perioperative Services, Inpatient Operations
Hobbies: Traveling, mentoring, volunteering, cooking, and watching the Atlanta Hawks
Why UW? The legacy and network at UW Health are unmatched and UW Health provides their future graduates with the best opportunities to connect with and become outstanding pharmacy leaders. The residency program allows for residents to play an impactful role early into their residency training, which is integral to the continued success of the pharmacy program. Furthermore, the people and culture at UW Health are fantastic and very supportive. I am beyond fortunate to be a member of the UW Health pharmacy program! On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: jclark2@uwhealth.org

	Laurie Plewinski

Laurie Plewinski

Pharmacy School: University at Buffalo
Masters Project: The Greater Aggregator: Assessing and Implementing Specialty Pharmacy Data Aggregation within an Academic Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy
Career Interests: Infusion Services, Pharmacy Operations and Automation, Supply Chain Management, Specialty Pharmacy, 340B, Leadership Development
Hobbies: Hiking and exploring national parks, Running, Bootcamps, Interior design, shopping on zillow for houses I can't afford
Why UW? The legacy, leaders, people, and dedication to patient care. The clinical and administrative preceptors are devoted to developing elite graduates as evidenced by our alumni leaders across the country. As a resident at UW, you quickly become an integrated part of a welcoming network of administrative and clinical pharmacy leaders who prioritize your success. Compound this with the hands-on leadership and involvement in substantial departmental projects, UW Health is truly incomparable. I could not be more proud to be a part of the UW Health Legacy. On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: lplewinski@uwhealth.org

	Andrew Sonsalla

Andrew Sonsalla

Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Masters Project: Implementation of a Ambulatory Pharmacy Financial and Key Performance Indicator Dashboard
Career Interests: Pharmacy Operations and Automation, Specialty Pharmacy, Infusion Services, Pharmacoeconomics , Strategic Planning, Medication Safety
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, cooking, , investing, spending time with friends and family, home renovation projects, and Wisconsin sports
Why UW? UW Health is a top-tier pharmacy administrative program with an undeniable track record of producing highly qualified pharmacy leaders. UW Health's legacy, hands on managerial experiences, outstanding mentorship, and opportunities to lead impactful initiatives within the organization provide a learning environment that is second to none. The pharmacy department is made up of a highly motivated team of pharmacy leaders who are eager to drive the practice of pharmacy forward and ensure pharmacists are able to practice at the top of their license. I have no doubt this program will prepare me to develop new initiatives and tackle current issues in pharmacy going forward. On Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: asonsalla@uwhealth.org

	Aliyah Cruz

Aliyah Cruz

Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Residency Project: Creation of a Workload Tracking Program for PSB Production
Career Interests: Informatics, Population Health, Specialty Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care, 340B, Oncology, DEI
Hobbies: Hanging out with family and friends, finding new things to eat in town or new recipes to cook on Tik Tok, sleeping
Why UW? When I first explored the UW website, I became excited by the opportunities to learn and grow in all sectors of administrative practice. UW perfectly catered to my career interests and was eager to help me advance in my personal interests of community service and DEI development as well. From the network built by the long-standing legacy of the program to the constant desire for innovation, I knew that UW would be the perfect home to foster my growth for the next two years.
Contact E-mail: acruz@uwhealth.org

	Blake Hicks

Blake Hicks

Pharmacy School: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Residency Project: Macro Clinical Pharmacy Staffing Model Redesign
Career Interests: Clinical Management, Inpatient Pharmacy Operations, Leadership Development
Hobbies: Spending time with friends, co-residents, and family, traveling, weightlifting, playing and watching sports, especially college basketball and football, and trying new foods and restaurants
Why UW? I chose UW Health because of the long-standing legacy and expansive network associated with the program. I also welcome the opportunity to develop my skills as a healthcare administrator in an integrated health-system at an academic medical center. I am excited to be part of the UW Health culture while experiencing the Madison area as well. On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: shicks3@uwhealth.org

	Douglas Lasch

Douglas Lasch

Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Residency Project: TraySafe Expansion to Emergency Boxes
Career Interests: Oncology, Specialty Pharmacy, 340B, Leadership Development
Hobbies: Spending time with friends, exploring new places, taking care of my plants, lifting weights
Why UW? The extensive legacy and notoriety drew me into the program at UW Health, but I was sold after seeing the genuine relationships among the staff and current residents. I am thrilled to dive into the numerous administrative experiences offered at UW to become an impactful leader in the healthcare industry.
Contact E-mail: dlasch@uwhealth.org

	Fitim Useini

Fitim Useini

Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Residency Project: Insource Non-Sterile to Sterile Compounded Products
Career Interests: Specialty Pharmacy, 340B, Business Infrastructure, Supply Chain, Informatics, Pharmacy Benefit Management
Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with friends, co-residents, family, exploring new restaurants, attending sporting events
Why UW? I chose UW Health as it not only fosters future pharmacy leaders but also continues to drive pharmacy practice forward. Through hands on experiences, mentorship, and opportunities to advance and lead initiatives, residents are molded into becoming the next generation of leaders. Above all, the legacy and individuals that make this program so great is the cherry on top! On Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: fuseini@uwhealth.org




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Created:2020-09-19 21:15 CSTUpdated:2022-09-18 14:40 CST
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