PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Aurora BayCare Medical Center Green Bay, WI

Program Overview | Preceptors | Resident

Program Overview


This PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is structured to provide a broad base of skills, knowledge and experience to the entry-level practitioner. Candidates interested in careers as clinical pharmacists in the acute care setting are encouraged to apply.

Resident rotations will be based at Aurora BayCare Medical Center

Aurora BayCare Medical Center is a full-service hospital providing care to the Green Bay area and communities throughout northeastern Wisconsin. It has been ranked one of the Best Hospitals in Northeastern Wisconsin for four years by U.S. News & World Report. Among Aurora BayCare's specialty services are critical care, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology, women's health and neonatal intensive care.

Specific Learning Experiences

Residents will complete core learning experiences in drug policy, administration and patient care, and customize their residency based on individual needs and interests.

  • Orientation: Computer systems, drug distribution, personnel, policies, workflow and department structure
  • Drug use policy: Medication use evaluation, Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee, drug information, development of clinical policies and procedures, drug policy and medication safety
  • Administration: Budgeting, personnel management, financial management, managed care, development and implementation of new services and hospice services
  • Critical care: 24-bed mixed medical/surgical unit with a wide variety of medical and post-operative critically ill patients. Participation in daily multidiciplinary rounds and code response.
  • Medicine/Surgical: Daily patient care activities on a mixed medical/surgical unit including multidisciplinary rounding, pharmacy-managed consults for vancomycin, aminoglycosides, warfarin and patient education.
  • Medicine staffing: Order entry, kinetic management, facilitate daily patient care activities, patient warfarin education and medicine team rounding
  • Hospitalist: Rounding with hospitalist physicians on daily patient consults and assessments, therapeutic drug onitoring/interchange, patient education and interaction with medical students.
  • Oncology: Exposure to all aspects of pharmaceutical care for the oncology patient including patient monitoring and counseling, chemotherapy preparation, and investigational drug services.
  • NICU: Elective rotation option in a Level III Neonatal ICU.
  • COV: Perform system and site central order verification, pharmacy consults and obtain experience with drug distribution processes
  • Infectious diseases: Round with infectious disease physicians and manage antimicrobial pharmacotherapy, including kinetics consults
  • Professional development: Year-long residency project, rotation projects, in-services, staffing, professional organizations, involvement with student precepting, interviewing/recruiting, ACPE continuing education presentations, medication safety experiences, preparations for The Joint Commission and more


Inpatient Pharmacy Manager
Jeffrey Waise, PharmD

Residency Program Director
Lee Skrupky, PharmD

Aurora BayCare Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy Services
2845 Greenbrier Road
Green Bay, WI 54311

Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Services
Tom Woller, MS, FASHP