A new, innovative pharmacy residency has been developed at Marshfield Clinic, the fifth largest non-profit multi- specialty clinic in the US. This 12-month program provides the necessary opportunities for highly motivated pharmacists to achieve their professional goals and includes a wide variety of rotations, such as drug information, managed care, oncology, outpatient pharmacy, supply chain management, and research opportunities. In this column, program director Sara Griesbach discusses the conception and implementation of the residency, and the challenges that accompanied it.
Xin Wang Ruppel is the first resident in the residency program at Marshfield Clinic. In this column, she provides insight on the development of the residency and the challenges associated with being the first to enter this innovative program, and shares some advice for students who are thinking of completing a residency.
Dr. Sue Wilhelm is one of the main preceptors for the residency program at Marshfield Clinic. Through this column, learn about the implementation and development of the program, the teaching of the first resident, and the challenges that were overcome.