PGY-2 Pharmacy Residents
PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency produces pharmacists ready to practice in ambulatory care environments of academic medical centers. By building on longitudinal care of complex patients in the ambulatory setting to experiences from the inpatient clinical environment, residents completing this program are prepared as successful clinical ambulatory care pharmacist capable of leading and managing ambulatory care services within a health care system
Amy Stewart, PharmD
PGY1: Wake Forest
Pharmacy School: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Residency Project: Development and implementation of medication preference list management processes for primary care
Career Interests: Ambulatory Care
Hobbies: Running, baking, and singing!
Why UW? UW Health is innovative and progressive and offers a wide variety of clinics and experts to foster my growth as an ambulatory care pharmacist. Also, the people here are AWESOME!
Contact E-mail: AStewart3@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Critical Care Residency is designed to train residents to be essential members of the critical care team. Residents will gain skills in managing surgical, medical, burn, neurosciences, pediatric, neonatal and cardiovascular ICU patients. Residents will also be the teaching assistant for the Seminar in Critical Care elective course at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
Chloe Schmidt, PharmD
PGY1: UW Health
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Residency Project: ICU Alcohol Withdrawal Algorithm (guideline and or protocol implementation - TBA)
Career Interests: Critical care and emergency medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, biking and guitar
Why UW? Awesome preceptors and opportunity for experience in a variety of ICUs (cardiac, neuro, medical, surgical, pediatric)
Contact E-mail: CSchmidt@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency is a broad educational experience designed to train pharmacists in all aspects of adult and pediatric emergency medicine. This program will prepare pharmacists to work independently and collaboratively with the emergency medicine team to care for adult and pediatric emergency medicine patients at a level 1 academic medical center.
Ana Bienvenida, PharmD
PGY1: UW Health
Pharmacy School: Oregon State University
Residency Project: Implementation of Auto-Verification in the Emergency Department and Evaluation of Novel-Fixed Dosing Regimen of 4-factor PCC for warfarin reversal
Career Interests: Emergency medicine, Toxicology, Infectious Disease
Hobbies: Yoga, thrifting, fly-fishing. Also eating – anywhere and anything
Why UW? The progressive and innovative nature of pharmacy at UW is what initially drew me to the program. The UW program met all the qualities I was looking for in a residency program through the wide variety of unique rotational experiences in a multidisciplinary environment, the strength of the resident research projects and the multiple leadership opportunities that would help me gain the professional competency I envisioned for myself. However, ultimately, the caring and thoughtful environment that I experienced during my interview is what finally drew me to the UW program. I am very excited to continue on at UW Health
Contact E-mail: ABienvenida@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency is primarily focused on the resident becoming a competent infectious diseases clinician. This is accomplished by rounding with adult and pediatric infectious diseases consult services and supporting an antimicrobial stewardship service that serves a broad population spanning four affiliated hospitals, seven intensive care units, a federally recognized comprehensive cancer center, a world-leading transplant center, an outpatient HIV clinic, and a home infusion center. The UW Health Department of Pharmacy works collaboratively with infectious disease physicians and fellows, School of Pharmacy faculty, the Clinical Laboratory Department and Infection Control Division to optimize management of complex infectious diseases. Our department leads innovative approaches to pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic target based therapeutics in hospitalized patients.
Jefferson Cua, PharmD
PGY1: University of Michigan Medicine
Pharmacy School: University of California – San Francisco
Residency Project: Antifungal Stewardship
Career Interests: Antimicrobial stewardship, immunocompromised patients and opportunistic infections, underserved patient populations
Hobbies: Hiking, photography, traveling
Why UW? The specialty care services UW Health provides to various immunocompromised patient populations coupled with robust antimicrobial stewardship makes this residency program ripe with learning opportunities. The long-lasting impact of residency projects also speaks to the caliber of research and value of residents at UW Health.
Contact E-mail: JCua@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency is designed to transition PGY1 Pharmacy resident graduates from a generalist to an internal medicine specialist with a focus on the care of adult patients with multiple complex medical problems, primarily in the inpatient setting. Residents who successfully complete the PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency will be able to provide integrated pharmaceutical care at a patient-specific level as well as a patient population level across continuums of care. Furthermore, the program will provide residents with opportunities to conceptualize, integrate, and transform accumulated experiences and knowledge into skill, competence, and confidence in providing safe, efficient, and evidence-based cost-effective patient care.
Jonathan Burdick, PharmD
PGY1: Pennsylvania Hospital
Pharmacy School: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Residency Project: Standardization of DOAC management across the health system
Career Interests: Nephrology, hospital nutrition, infectious diseases, practitioner resiliency
Hobbies: Running, cycling, reading, cooking and exploring the Midwest
Why UW? UW is a model for pharmacy practice and continues to push the boundaries of the profession. The wide array of clinical experiences available for the medicine program, coupled with the health system’s emphasis on pharmacist-driven transitions of care support directly aligned with my personal and professional interests.
Contact E-mail: JBurdick@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Oncology Residency is designed to provide the residents a broad and in-depth exposure to inpatient and outpatient oncology pharmacy practice. This consists of clinical rotations in the inpatient and/or outpatient settings in hematology, various solid tumors (oncology), pediatrics, and stem cell transplantation (BMT, including CAR-T) at an academic medical center designated as a National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) member institution and as a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. Residents also have experiences in oncology operations and management, as well as longitudinal ambulatory clinics.
Dan Przybylski, PharmD
PGY1: UW Health
Pharmacy School: Butler University
Residency Project: Molecular Tumor Board based
Career Interests: Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplant, Genetic-Driven Therapies
Hobbies: Weightlifting, trying out new restaurants/breweries, hanging out with co-residents, and cheering on the Chicago Blackhawks and Butler Bulldogs.
Why UW? Staying on for a PGY-2 in heme/onc at UW was a no-brainer. The residency is very well-balanced with inpatient and outpatient rotations and a variety of electives. Additionally, we have top-notch preceptors who go out of their way to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your residency and who are a blast to hang out with outside of the hospital. Plus, Madison is a great town to live in with plenty of restaurants/bars, breweries, and an endless supply of cheese curds.
Contact E-mail: DPrzybylski@uwhealth.org
Olivia Fahey, PharmD
PGY1: UW Health
Pharmacy School: University of Wisconsin
Residency Project: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart: Pharmacists Role in Managing Cancer Associated Cardiotoxicities
Career Interests: Oncology, Ambulatory Care
Hobbies: Cooking, reading, traveling, enjoying Madison
Why UW? Because of the depth and breadth of rotation offerings and educational opportunities I knew that I would be challenged to learn as much as possible as a clinician. The entire pharmacy department is dedicated to advancing pharmacy practice and serving as a national leader in that respect. One of the most notable ways that advancement is accomplished is through the excellent pharmacy residency programs, and I knew taking part in the Wisconsin Residency Tradition would set me up for success throughout the rest of my career. And as an added bonus, as a Wisconsin native, the prospect of continuing to live in Madison was appealing to me.
Contact E-mail: OFahey@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Pediatrics Residency is designed to provide advanced training in the area of pediatric pharmacy and foster the development of the clinical skills and knowledge base necessary to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care to pediatric patients at the American Family Children’s Hospital.
Morgan Wynes, PharmD
PGY1: University Hospitals Portage Medical Center
Pharmacy School: University of Rhode Island Residency
Residency Project: Development and Implementation of Pediatric Pain, Agitation and Delirium Guideline and HL tools
Career Interests: Pediatric Clinical Specialist and Professor at a college of pharmacy
Hobbies: Travelling, hiking, cooking, exercising, yoga, watching/playing baseball, watching pro/college football and college basketball.
Why UW? Relationships between members of the pharmacy team and other healthcare professionals and teaching/precepting opportunities at the school of pharmacy.
Contact E-mail: MWynes@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency program provides the resident with a broad educational experience in solid organ transplantation according to ASHP PGY2 residency training standards. The primary focus of the residency is abdominal transplant (kidney, liver, and pancreas) of adult patients with a secondary focus on cardiothoracic (heart and lung) transplant.
Cece Wong, PharmD
PGY1: UW Health
Pharmacy School: Oregon State University
Residency Project: Impact of Pharmacist Management of Cytomegalovirus Preemptive Monitoring on Prophylaxis Success & Infection Related Outcomes
Career Interests: Cardiothoracic transplant, infectious diseases, transitions of care
Hobbies: I love to go hiking and then immediately canceling that out by baking sweets. I also love to explore new restaurants, spending time with loved ones and befriending dogs.
Why UW? UW offered everything that I was looking for in a residency program and more. The innovative and progressive pharmacy department, supportive preceptors and wide breadth of clinical experiences made UW stand out from other programs. Lastly, it has a strong sense of community, one of the most important aspects to me. I am so incredibly excited to be staying on at UW and training as a transplant pharmacist.
Contact E-mail: CWong@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Residency The PGY-2 residency in specialty pharmacy at UW Health will develop experts in the business, operational, and clinical components of health system specialty pharmacies. Residents completing this program will have the knowledge and resources to oversee and lead all aspects of a health system specialty pharmacy, including complex disease state management, business strategies, specialty pharmacy marketplace analyses, pharmacy operations, and budgeting/finance. Additionally, as a specialty pharmacy that is triple accredited, the resident will be required to understand and oversee compliance with specialty pharmacy accreditation standards.
Angie Amado , PharmD
PGY1: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy | Realo Specialty Care
Pharmacy School: GA-PCOM School of Pharmacy
Residency Project: Integration of specialty pharmacy workflow to maximize resources and therapeutic outcomes
Career Interests: Specialty Pharmacy Administration
Hobbies: Running, exploring new parks and trails with my dog, traveling
Why UW? As soon as I knew specialty pharmacy was my career path of choice, I began to research PGY-2 programs that would combine my two passions; specialty and leadership. Every search led me back to one name-UW Health. The experiences and opportunities available in specialty pharmacy make it unlike any other program in the nation. UW Health’s overarching goal to be the best in whatever they do resonates and challenges me to be the best in all of my endeavors. I am excited to be a part of this organization and for the vast opportunities that lay ahead throughout my residency year.
Contact E-mail: AAmado@uwhealth.org
Medication Systems and Operations
PGY1&2 Medication Systems and Operations Residency offers extensive training to establish advanced and innovative medication systems in clinical, operational and technology settings. Residents learn and apply the fundamentals of hands-on project management (i.e., initiate, plan, execute, and close on team deliverables) for projects of varying complexity and scale. Graduates of the residency obtain leadership positions in hospital pharmacy requiring skills in project management, productivity and systemization.
Michelle Dano, PharmD
Pharmacy school: Texas Southern University
Residency project: Implementation of an operational service to insource sterile preparations made from non-sterile ingredients
Career interests: Pharmacy Operations, Informatics, Medication Safety, Leadership Development
Hobbies: Singing karaoke, cheering for the Houston Astros, discovering new coffee shops/restaurants/bars around Madison
Why UW? The Medication Systems and Operations Residency Program originated here, and I get to work with the first MSO residents in the country. Originally, I had interests in administration or informatics, but with the MSO program I gain experience in both areas. Also, I was drawn to the large residency class to grow with, support each other, and learn from our varied career interests and backgrounds. Ultimately it is clear that UW fosters their residents and gives them opportunities to make a significant impact within the health-system. I look forward to making a beneficial change to add to the legacy of residents from UW.
Contact E-mail: MDano@uwhealth.org
PGY2 Drug Information Residency is designed to integrate clinical training with optimizing patient care in order to develop proficient pharmacists with specialized skills in drug policy development, implementation, and management. The resident is a member of the UW Health Drug Policy Program which integrates evidence-based medication management and responsible use of health care resources in order to disseminate best practices and reduce variation in the patient care process.
PGY2 Informatics Residency is uniquely positioned to prepare residents for making significant contributions in the health informatics field. The resident trains with the support of UW Health’s dedicated informatics pharmacy department team and will help maximize the departments state and national contribution in informatics to improve patient care. With our proximity to a major EHR vendor there are also unique opportunities for the resident to gain industry experience through certification and on-site rotations.