Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

Last updated: 10/02/2023

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Matthew Haas, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS
10 years as an RPD
Contact: Matthew Haas
Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center
5000 West National Avenue CS-119
Milwaukee, WI 53295
Primary Practice: Zablocki VA Medical Center
1 positions reported
Phone: (414) 384-2000 x41150
Fax: (414) 389-4276

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 1
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: VAMC
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 50% Inpatient / 50% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 45025)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 6792)
  • Program Inception: 2013
  • Application Deadline: 1/1/24
  • Starting Date: 7/1/24
  • Estimated Stipend: $52,000+
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: No Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Medical/dental insurance, 11 Federal holidays, 13 vacation days, 13 sick days, tuition and travel support for professional conferences, free parking, office space, opportunity to work for pharmacist wage on off-duty time
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, brief interview required for current PGY1 residents that are interested

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • College transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)
  • US Citizenship

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Chronic, intermediate, or extended inpatient psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Psychopharmacology lab and PK
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Academia, Academic Detailing

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency is designed to offer didactic and clinical experiences leading to the development of a practitioner with expert knowledge in the area of psychiatric pharmacotherapy. Training will include experiences in acute inpatient psychiatry, inpatient consult/liaison psychiatry, outpatient mental health clinic, mental health residential rehabilitation treatment program, substance use disorder clinic, mental health urgent care clinic, and neurology. Longitudinal experiences will include primary care-mental health integration team, geropsychiatry clinic, PTSD clinic, administration, and research. Elective experiences include teaching certificate programs, academic detailing, and pain management. In addition, the resident will be involved in mentoring 4th year APPE students and PGY1 residents. The resident may also choose to complete an academia rotation at Concordia University of Wisconsin.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 3 BCPPs, 1 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

To provide a well-rounded experience in psychiatric pharmacy by tailoring an interdisciplinary approach to meet the resident's needs.

Site Special Features

The Milwaukee VA is a teaching institution with residents, interns, and medical students from the Medical College of Wisconsin. The Medical Center is also an established teaching center for the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Concordia University Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, and various other Schools of Pharmacy.
We offer early commitment to the PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency if PGY1 completed at our facility.