• PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Practice Site Description

Reedsburg Area Medical Center (RAMC) is an independent, critical access health system which has served as a healthcare leader to the Reedsburg community and surrounding rural areas since 1902. 

The health system meets a broad variety of patient needs through general care, surgical services, emergency medicine, intensive care, long-term care and numerous consulted medical specialties.

Reedsburg Area Medical Center offers both inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services. This includes 24/7 hospital coverage through in-house and remote pharmacy services, diabetes education in the ambulatory clinic, and two community pharmacies.  

RAMC is known for going beyond the expected in healthcare. We provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to employees at all levels. In addition, RAMC offers excellent benefits and competitive salaries.



RAMC’s PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program was established in 2020 and our first resident joined us in the 2021-2022 residency cycle.

Accreditation Status

Accredited by ASHP.


Rotational Learning Experiences

Residents will gain competencies through both rotational and longitudinal learning experiences designed to provide them a broad knowledge base critical for rural pharmacy practice. 

Rotations offered include:

Required Rotations:

  • Internal Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Rotation: Integrated Pharmacotherapy Skills
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pharmacy Leadership and Management

Elective Rotations:

  • Institutional Pharmacy Operations
  • Internal Medicine II
Longitudinal Learning Experiences & Activities

Longitudinal Learning experiences will occur simultaneously with rotations over the course of the residency year, including:

  • Staffing
  • Precepting and Teaching
  • Project Management
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Certificate (residents apply for this program yearly)

    A Day in the Life of a Resident

    Residents will gain a comprehensive overview of rural healthcare, spending time in various areas of the health system including:

    • Medical Surgical Unit
    • Intensive and Intermediate Care Unit
    • Birth Center
    • Emergency Department and Walk-In Care
    • Outpatient Pharmacies
    • Senior Life Center
    • Primary Care and Specialty Clinics
    • Residents are expected to participate in rounding and clinical care of hospital inpatients, provide education to patients in the outpatient pharmacies and ambulatory care settings, medication management of long-term care residents, and are involved in various interdisciplinary teams and committees, as well as community health initiatives.


    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW) Immunization Delivery ACPE accredited program (if immunization certification not already obtained)
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Certificate (residents apply for this program yearly)

    Applying to the Program

    Application Requirements

    If you are interested in applying for our residency program, please submit all application materials via PHORCAS in a PDF format.
    ASHP Program Code: 45903
    NMS Matching Code: 287613

    Applicants MUST meet the following requirements:
    • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school
    • Eligibility to obtain licensure in the state of Wisconsin
    • Be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S.
    • Registration with the ASHP matching program
    Required Application Materials
    • Application Form in PhORCAS
    • Cover Letter / Letter of Intent
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Official College / School of Pharmacy Transcripts
    • Three Letters of Recommendation

    RAMC’s pharmacy department is committed to creating an inclusive learning and working environment for all pharmacy department staff, residents, students, our community and our patients. RAMC’s organizational values include valuing differences in opinions, knowledge, culture and religious beliefs. We welcome learners and professionals from any background, and our policies reflect a dedication to providing outstanding care and support to all members of our work environment and community.


    Resident Profiles

    Sarah de Jesus
    Sarah de Jesus, PharmD
    • Pharmacy School: University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy
    • Career Interests: Primary Care, Geriatric Care, and Infectious Disease
    • Hobbies:​ Spending time with friends and family, exploring new hiking trails, trying new restaurants and boba shops, and traveling
    Former Residents
    • 2021 - 2022: Alexis Mowry, PharmD
    • 2022 - 2023: Madison Barabas, PharmD


    Contact Us

    Please feel free to email us if you have any questions or would like more information about our program!

    Hannah Hansen, PharmD, BCPS, Residency Program Coordinator

    Karlee Dulak, PharmD, Residency Program Director