Veterinary Pharmacy Residency | University of Wisconsin-Madison

The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a one-year residency program in Veterinary Clinical Pharmacy Practice. The UW Veterinary Care (UWVC) Pharmacy is licensed by the State of Wisconsin Pharmacy Examining Board and is fully compliant with State and Federal regulations.


  1. To provide a non-degree postdoctoral education in veterinary clinical pharmacy and therapeutics.
  2. To prepare the resident for eligibility and certification by the Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists (SVHP) as a Diplomate of the International College of Veterinary Pharmacy.
  3. To build a working knowledge of the regulatory aspects of drug use in animals and instill a strong sense of ethical responsibility in decision making regarding veterinary drug use.
  4. To build a working knowledge and skill set in preparing high quality, safe, effective, and legally acceptable compounded preparations for animal patients.
  5. To provide experience in performing research, data evaluation, and publication of seminal findings.

The veterinary pharmacy residency will develop both the resident’s therapeutic knowledge base and skills necessary to care for veterinary patients. The residency curriculum will reflect the value UWVC places on inter-professional education and practice. The resident will devote the majority of his or her time within UWVC providing clinical patient care and managing the pharmacy workflow. The resident can expect to interact with all the large and small animal patient care services within UWVC, including the many specialty services, such as cardiology, dermatology, oncology, neurology, and internal medicine as well as the surgical teams. The residency will also incorporate local and statewide learning experiences, especially as relates to food animal medication use. Opportunities for teaching veterinary and pharmacy students will be incorporated throughout the residency curriculum. A research project is also a requirement of the residency program.


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