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Medical College of Wisconsin Post-Graduate Year 1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency

PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency programs build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and educational skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications. Participate in intensive patient care and faculty development experiences that will prepare you as a community-based primary care pharmacist and academic leader, to ensure access to high quality, innovative primary care services, reduce health disparities and promote community wellness. Apply via PhorCAS beginning Nov. 3ASHP Directory
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We'll prepare you for a successful community-based pharmacy and academic career. 

You'll experience progressive practice sites that offer opportunities to practice advanced skills to prepare you to meet the demands of the future of pharmacy. Participate directly in patient care, including medication therapy management, physical assessment and immunizations and other injectable medication experience.  Earn certificates including a Teaching Certificate, Medication Therapy Management (WPQC), NACDS Point of Care Testing, Physical Assessment, Mental Health, First Aid Training and more! You will address social and economic determinants of health, and work to optimize delivery of care to patients in the community. Collaborate directly with interprofessional health care providers and scientists with expertise in population health management, patient-centered care and chronic disease state management.

Attain academic experience at a unique accelerated 3-year Doctor of Pharmacy program.

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Pharmacy School offers an innovative curriculum focused on teaching the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to allow our students to successfully practice at the top of their licenses upon graduation.  Residents would be involved in all aspects of academia, including didactic instruction, skills-based laboratories, precepting, research/scholarship, and community service. Residents hold a faculty appointment at the rank of instructor and receive the support of a network of productive faculty and peers as well as individualized clinical and teaching experiences, research training, and mentorship to meet your unique needs and interests. 


The PGY1 Community-Based Residency has been granted Pre-candidate status by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.


We offer a 12-month full-time residency beginning annually on July 1.  Time will be split between the clinical practice site(s) and the MCW Pharmacy School.

National Match Codes

Evergreen Pharmacy: 288415

Good Value Pharmacy: 288421

Welltopia Pharmacy: 288422

Sixteenth Street & altScripts: 288423


Residents will hold a faculty appointment at the rank of instructor and receive a competitive stipend and benefits, including health coverage, paid holidays, paid vacation and personal days and travel funds and more!

Available Residency Positions and Clinical Practice Sites

Four residency positions are currently available. Each is a full-time role with expectations for 80% coverage at the clinical practice sites and 20% coverage (or the equivalent of 1 day per week) at the MCW Pharmacy School. 

MCW Pharmacy School Residency Program Contacts


Sara Revolinski, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Program Director - PGYI Community-Based Residency Program, Assistant Professor Department of Clinical Sciences

Meet Our Residents

Questions about the residency program or life in Milwaukee? Email our current residents!


Samuel Hernandez Ramirez, PharmD

PGY1 Community-Based Resident; altScripts/Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Pharmacy


Daniel Obidare-Kolade, PharmD

PGY1 Community-Based Resident, Good Value Pharmacy

Previous Residents


Kerchia Asia Lee, PharmD | Welltopia Pharmacy

Gabriela Garcia Ruiz, PharmD | AltScripts/Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Pharmacy

Andres A. Maldonado Rodriguez, PharmD| Good Value Pharmacy


Jessica Barazowksi, PharmD | Good Value Pharmacy

Brendan Lehman, PharmD | Evergreen Pharmacy

Alaura Meister, PharmD | Welltopia Pharmacy

Our Preceptors

Evergreen Pharmacy

Andrew Hochradel, PharmD

Good Value Pharmacy

Andrea Wood, PharmD
Pharmacy Manager

Alex Berce, PharmD

Sixteenth Street and altScripts

Laura Litwin, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
Sixteenth Street Community Health Center

Dean Gruber, RPh
Vice President of Trade
altScripts Specialty Pharmacy

Nick Olson, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Director of Clinical Pharmacy
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Welltopia Pharmacy

Omar Eliwa, RPh
Pharmacist & Owner

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MCW Pharmacy School
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-7476


Angela Kowalski, MS
Enrollment Program Manager
Office of Student Affairs
School of Pharmacy
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-2646

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