PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Northern Illinois

Program summary

The PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program at UW Health Northern Illinois allows the resident to experience a wide range of clinical areas tailored to the resident’s interests in emergency medicine. SwedishAmerican Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center with a 48-bed Emergency Department with more than 80,000 patient visits annually.

Read our program flyer to learn more (pdf)

Required learning experiences

  • Orientation
  • Emergency medicine I, II, III and IV
  • Toxicology (Illinois Poison Center)
  • Critical care (Rush University Medical Center)
  • Infectious diseases

Longitudinal learning experiences

  • Administration and leadership
  • Emergency medicine clinical practice
  • Research and projects
  • Teaching and precepting


  • Emergency Medical Services and Prehospital emergency care
  • Mental health

Program contact

David Huhtelin, PharmD, BCCCP
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
UW Health SwedishAmerican Hospital
1401 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Phone: (779) 696-3842
Contact email:

Current resident

Leandra Garcia, Pharm.D.
Contact email: