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Resident Activities

Resident Activities


  • Major research project suitable for publication
  • Team-related projects while on rotation

Presentation Opportunities

  • Major project will be presented at the PPA Annual meeting. Residents may also have opportunity to present at other meetings as applicable based on project topic and scope.
  • Leadership of journal club (required during all clinical rotations and case presentations)
  • Lecture at University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy in the pediatric pharmacy elective

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
  • Didactic lecturing at the School of Pharmacy in pediatric pharmacy elective course
  • Optional Teaching Certificate Program for residents at area hospitals


  • Support to attend one national peer meeting (ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting)
  • PPA Annual Meeting
  • Support to attend other related meetings in Wisconsin if relevant to specialty


The UW Health PGY2 Pediatric 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.

Required Rotations

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Emergency Department
  • Pediatric General Care (Medical/Surgical)
  • Pediatric General Care (Pulmonology/Endocrine/Neurology)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consult
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatric Nutrition Support Team
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
  • Pediatric Orientation
  • Pediatric Leadership Management
  • Precepting
  • Pediatric Medication Safety (longitudinal)
  • Clinic (longitudinal)

Elective Rotations

  • Drug Policy Program
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Ambulatory Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Research Center

Activities while on rotation will include, but are not limited to:

  • Rounding with interdisciplinary patient care team daily
  • Daily patient profile review
  • Patient monitoring/problem solving
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Investigation of medication error reports and adverse drug reactions
  • Drug information and literature searches
  • Team-related projects
  • Communication and interaction with staff
  • Contributing a member of the care team
  • Medication order review and verification

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency

The UW Health Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program at American Family Children’s Hospital 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.

American Family Children’s Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center featuring nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields, including faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health. American Family Children’s Hospital has 111 inpatient beds, with a 21-bed PICU and a 14-bed Level IV NICU. There are 18 specialty clinics located within the hospital and 10 dedicated beds in the Level I Emergency Department.

Program Contact

Monica Bogenschutz, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
UW Health Department of Pharmacy
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792

Current Resident

Natalie Lee – Meet Our Resident

Program Summary

Pediatric Pharmacy Residency (pdf)