PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Northern Illinois

Program summary

The ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program at UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

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Required learning experiences

  • Orientation
  • Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Anticoagulation
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Research

Longitudinal learning experiences

  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Pharmacy Project
  • Precepting
  • Pharmacy Practice (Staffing)
  • Code Blue Response
  • Teaching Certificate (Optional)

Elective learning experiences

  • Management
  • Cardiology
  • Nutrition Support
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • Oncology
  • Mental Health
  • Transitions of Care
  • Women’s & Children’s Services (including NICU)
  • Repeat required learning experience

Program contact

Kara Hoadley, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, PGY1 Residency Program Director
UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital
1401 E. State Street Rockford, IL 61104
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Current residents

Mohil Trivedi, Pharm.D.
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Brooke Williams, Pharm.D.
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