Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency

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Pharmacy Administrative Residents

The combined Master's degree and residency in Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership at UW Health is designed to provide the resident with a solid background in academics and the administration of exemplary pharmaceutical services across an integrated health system.

Residency Program Information

Meet Our Program Director

Meghann Voegeli

Meghann Voegeli

Meghann Voegeli is the Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Operations and Pediatric Services at UW Health and Clinical Instructor at the UW School of Pharmacy. Meghann is also the program director for the Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency and Master Program at UW Health. Meghann received her Bachelor’s degree from UW-Stevens Point and PharmD and Master’s degrees from UW-Madison. She completed her residency training in Health System Pharmacy Administration at UW Health.

Meghann is actively involved in several professional organizations including American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW), and Vizient.

Meghann’s professional interests include leadership development, operational efficiency, automation and technology, quality improvement, medication safety, workforce training and development.

Contact Information
Meghann Voegeli, Pharm.D., M.S.
Director, Inpatient Pharmacy Operations and Pediatric Services
UW Health Department of Pharmacy
600 Highland Avenue, G7/217-1530, Madison, WI 53792
(608) 263-1290 | mvoegeli@uwhealth.org

Meet Our Residents

Eric Friestrom

Eric Friestrom

Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Pharmacy
Residency Project: Developing the Infrastructure and Processes for Specialty Pharmacy Outcomes Reporting
Career Interests: Specialty Pharmacy, data analytics, pharmacy practice advancement, inpatient pharmacy operations, pharmacy automation
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, fishing, cooking, traveling, UW Badger football and basketball
Why UW? The UW Health pharmacy administrative program’s legacy of leadership development, resident mentorship, and dedication to patient care is second-to-none across the nation. When choosing between pharmacy administrative residency programs, I prioritized gaining the hands-on experience of progressing the profession of pharmacy to better patient care. UW Health uniquely challenges residents with hands-on responsibility of top department priorities and presents opportunity for each resident to leave their own leadership legacy. I ultimately chose UW Health to learn from the some of the best pharmacy leaders in the nation while continuing my pursuit of leaving a legacy on patient care in my home state of Wisconsin. Go Badgers!
Contact E-mail: efriestrom@uwhealth.org

Brooke Halbach

Brooke Halbach

Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Residency Project: Implementation of Inpatient Pharmacy Operations Dashboard
Career Interests: Inpatient operations and automation, specialty pharmacy, supply chain, informatics, and pharmacist and technician role advancement
Hobbies: Hiking, visiting state parks, exploring breweries, wineries, and new restaurants around Wisconsin, watching sports and live music, and spending time with family
Why UW? The people, the legacy, and the opportunities. UW Health’s pharmacy department has some outstanding pharmacy leaders that have a passion for mentoring residents. These individuals continue to build a strong legacy of fostering leadership development and dedication to patient care. This legacy inspires me to take full advantage of the endless opportunities available to me within this residency program. These various opportunities challenge me, push me outside my comfort zone, and allow me to truly grow. I have no doubt that this program will allow me to develop the necessary skills to become a competent and successful pharmacy leader, all while having a little fun! On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: bhalbach@uwhealth.org

Joelle Hall

Joelle Hall

Pharmacy School: Ohio Northern University
Residency Project: Specialty Pharmacy Space & Workflow Redesign to Improve Operational Efficiency
Career Interests: Specialty pharmacy, pharmacoeconomics, leadership development, operations, pharmacy enterprise expansion, outcomes reporting
Hobbies: exploring new restaurants and bars with family and friends, cooking, cheering on all of Cleveland’s major league teams, and traveling
Why UW? UW had everything I was looking for in a residency program; a national reputation of excellence, opportunities to lead initiatives that impact the entire organization, and a highly motivated and welcoming pharmacy department. Graduates of this program are highly sought after and have gone on to become leaders of major healthcare systems across the country. Joining the UW legacy allows me to guarantee that I will be a well-prepared leader and leave a lasting impact on the profession.
Contact E-mail: jhall@uwhealth.org

Connor Hanson

Connor Hanson

Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Residency Project: Central Pharmacy Technician Workflow Optimization
Career Interests: Pharmacy administration and leadership, inpatient pharmacy operations and automation, oncology, professional organizations, and pharmacy practice advancement
Hobbies: Anything described as “outdoorsy” (rock climbing, hiking, camping, skiing), stereotypical Wisconsin activities (watersports, brewery tours), and cheering on the Badgers
Why UW? The people, the history, and the mentality. UW Health pharmacists are committed to providing exceptional patient care and advancing the practice, and the expectation is that all residents share this mindset. Graduates of the residency programs consistently become respected leaders in clinical and administrative practice, dedicated and prepared to innovate in the face of ever-evolving healthcare challenges. Residents work tirelessly to better patient care and themselves throughout their training, but also believe in having fun along the way. In UW, I found a program that will challenge me to be the best advocate for my patients, prepare me to lead the practice forward, and expect me to have a blast while doing it. On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: chanson@uwhealth.org

Clayton Irvine

Clayton Irvine

Pharmacy School: West Virginia University
Residency Project: Creating WHPUOS Standards for Oncology Clinic Pharmacists
Career Interests: Clinical pharmacy practice advancement, hematology/oncology clinical practice, pharmacy regulatory systems and compliance, corporate finance, strategic initiatives, integrated global pharmacy business and business plan development
Hobbies: Long distance competitive running, health and fitness, listening to music, and traveling to Walt Disney World
Why UW? If you are looking for a place where discovery meets innovation and hard work is the foundation for success, then UW Health is where you belong. You will become part of the UW Health administrative legacy, as well as receive training and mentorship from some of the country’s most elite pharmacy administrators – leaders who are setting new standards in healthcare and advancing the practice of pharmacy for a better tomorrow. You will have the ability to practice at the top of your license and become part of a network that is dedicated to residents and residency training. Run hard, stay hydrated, and remember to enjoy the journey along the way, it’s not a sprint but a marathon to the finish line. I would not have done this any other way. On Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: cirvine@uwhealth.org

Javon Artis

Javon Artis

Pharmacy School: Texas Southern University
Residency Project: Measuring and Marketing the UW Health Specialty Pharmacy Program
Career Interests: Pharmacy administration, specialty pharmacy, inpatient operations, supply chain, and informatics
Hobbies: Collecting vinyl’s, listening to live music, Dallas Cowboys football and exploring new places for great food and drinks around Madison.
Why UW? The administrative program at UW Health has a reputation for excellence and innovative practice that spans the country. The residents are granted the opportunity to lead projects that make a lasting impact on one of the top hospital systems in the country. Graduates of this program are prepared to take on the many challenges of today's evolving healthcare landscape and have gone on to become top healthcare leaders around the world. I chose UW Health because I wanted to be trained by pharmacists that are dedicated to quality patient care and be mentored by current leaders that are committed to developing future healthcare leaders.
Contact E-mail: jartis@uwhealth.org

Brandon Harkonen

Brandon Harkonen

Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Residency Project: Implementation and evaluation of an integrated pharmacy dispensing system within health-system community pharmacies
Career Interests: Specialty pharmacy, clinical management, data analytics, and pharmacist and technician role advancement
Hobbies: Hiking state park trails in the summer, exploring corn mazes and picking apples in the fall, cooking and cross-country skiing in the winter, welcoming the farmers market in the spring, and enjoying Wisconsin staples like cheese curds, bratwursts, and Old Fashions all year round.
Why UW? I chose UW Health for its legacy of pharmacy leadership and clinical and administrative preceptors who are devoted to training residents. Graduates of UW Health pharmacy residency programs are prepared to be leaders in an evolving healthcare environment and make positive changes in the care provided to patients. I am confident that my efforts as a resident will help to ensure patients receive the highest quality care from a department on a mission to be the nation’s leader in pharmacy. On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: bharkonen@uwhealth.org

Amanda Lyon

Amanda Lyon

Pharmacy School: University of Washington
Residency Project: Implementation of a Redesigned Drug Diversion Prevention and Detection Program
Career Interests: Healthcare leadership development, pharmacy practice advancement, systems optimization and Lean principles, professional organization involvement and advocacy
Hobbies: cycling, golfing, cuddling with my dog and finding new brunch spots in town
Why UW? The legacy of innovation and leadership that exists at the University of Wisconsin is unparalleled. You join an astounding alumni class with 55 years of pharmacy residents who have become some of the most innovative leaders in the profession. These leaders in pharmacy also become your mentors, making UW the best spot to learn from the greatest minds in pharmacy. The culture here expects that you too will make a lasting impact on the pharmacy department and contribute to the legacy of UW. On, Wisconsin!
Contact E-mail: alyon@uwhealth.org

Taylor MacKinnon

Taylor MacKinnon

Pharmacy School: Creighton University
Residency Project: Evaluation of an intravenous compounding robot for anticipatory sterile stock medication production
Career Interests: Areas of interest include pharmacy leadership development, pharmacy practice advancement, inpatient pharmacy operations and automation, optimizing patient outcomes, and pharmacy supply chain. Upon completion of my HSPA residency, I aim to obtain a pharmacy leadership, then executive leadership position, at a large academic medical center.
Hobbies: Sports (especially soccer), traveling, exploring new restaurants, as well as spending time with family and friends.
Why UW? UW Health's pharmacy department and administrative residency has consistently been recognized as one of the best in the country. UW's innovative and progressive pharmacy department is committed to mentoring and developing the next generation of leaders in pharmacy from Day One. UW administrative graduates continue the tradition of shaping the future of pharmacy practice in every aspect of healthcare through the foundational pillars learned during the program: legacy, original, innovative and family. Here at UW you are a member of a larger family that spans across the nation.
Contact E-mail: tmackinnon@uwhealth.org




Keywords:Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency   Doc ID:95929
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Created:2019-11-18 12:50 CDTUpdated:2019-12-07 08:59 CDT
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