Resident Activities


  • Team-related projects while on clinical rotation
  • A longitudinal research project which should be publishable upon completion. 

Presentation Opportunities

  • Educational presentations and inservices on clinical rotations
  • Group presentations with other UW pharmacy practice/administrative residents
  • ACPE-accredited pharmacy grand rounds
  • Major projects will be presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Wisconsin Pharmacy Resident Conference. Residents may also present at applicable interprofessional meetings.

Teaching Opportunities

  • Clinical instructor status at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy
  • Assist in precepting of fourth-year students and pharmacy practice residents on clinical rotations at the health system
  • Facilitating and/or coordinating at least two weeks of Pharmacotherapy Lab during the academic year with an emphasis on topics that directly relate to ambulatory care
  • Didactic lecturing at the School of Pharmacy
  • Elective academia block rotation with a School of Pharmacy faculty member
  • Optional Teaching Certificate Program for residents at area hospitals


  • Support to attend one national peer meeting (ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, ACCP, APhA Annual Meeting)
  • Support to attend Pharmacy Residents conference (Great Lakes or Wisconsin Pharmacy Residency Conference)


The UW Health PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency rotation schedule includes a combination of required and elective rotations to ensure that the resident is exposed to a variety of experiences, patient populations and interdisciplinary teams. The final rotation schedule will be tailored to the resident’s needs and interests. Because of the ambulatory care model, rotations may be comprehensive or longitudinal in nature.

Required Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Primary Care Clinic I (Clinical Development)
  • Primary Care Clinic II (Precepting)
  • Specialty Medication Management
  • Neurology Clinic
  • Medication Safety Leadership
  • Administration (one of the following):
    • Stewardship (ID or Anticoagulation)
    • Specialty Pharmacy Management
    • Oncology Regional Management
    • Clinical Management
  • Major Residency Project
  • Outpatient Pharmacy/Primary Care

Elective Rotations

  • Transplant Clinic
  • Immunology/HIV Clinic
  • Oncology Clinic
  • Adult Pulmonary Clinic
  • Anticoagulation Clinic (required if resident did not complete anticoagulation experience in PGY1 year)
  • Inpatient General Medicine (required if resident did not complete inpatient training in PGY1 year)
  • Information Technology
  • Academia
  • Access Community Health Center
  • Digestive Health Center/IBD Clinic
  • Population Health

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency

Program Summary

The UW Health PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency program will provide training focused on the care of patients within primary care clinics, specialty care areas and transitional sites of care.

Specialty clinic rotations will be tailored based on the interests of the resident and experiences completed prior to the PGY2 residency year. The resident will participate in the education of pharmacy students and interprofessional colleagues and present research or quality improvement project findings at local, regional and national meetings.

Residents who successfully complete the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency will be prepared for success as a clinical ambulatory care pharmacist capable of leading and managing ambulatory care services within a health care system.

Program Contact

Katherine J. Hartkopf, PharmD, BCACP
UW Health Department of Pharmacy
3185 Deming Way
Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: (608) 263-1290
Fax: (608) 263-9424

Current Resident 

Julie Schultz – Meet Our Resident

Program Summary

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency (pdf)