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Why Aurora?

A Dynamic, Fully Integrated Health Care System

Serving Wisconsin and Illinois, our large, not-for-profit health care system offers pharmacy residents the opportunity to grow as pharmacists, researchers and educators through comprehensive training and a variety of dynamic Pharmacy Residency programs.

Advance Your Career

For more than 25 years, Aurora's combination of dedicated preceptors, hands-on training and professional development opportunities has helped residents sharpen their clinical pharmacy skills, earn valuable professional experience and take their career to the next level.

As a resident in one of our PGY1, PGY2 or PGY1/PGY2 combined programs, you’ll be fully involved in medication-related care and expertise. Through direct patient interactions, you’ll apply your knowledge to make decisions, offer opinions, hone your skills and build confidence.

Size & Substance

Diverse, Vibrant Training Opportunities

Together with Advocate Health Care, Aurora Health Care offers more sites of care than any other health system in the Midwest. In addition to our primary training sites at our medical centers, you’ll get opportunities to experience pharmacy practice within our many hospitals, clinics, retail pharmacies, specialty services and more.

Aurora at a Glance

Aurora Health Care and Advocate Health Care together are Advocate Aurora Health.

  • Advocate Aurora Health is one of the top 12 not-for-profit health systems in the country, providing care for nearly three million people throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois
  • Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin is comprised of 16 hospitals; numerous ambulatory, diagnostic and treatment centers; home health care; social services agencies; physician clinics; retail pharmacies and more
  • Aurora Health Care uses a wide variety of automation and technology throughout the system: CPOE, eMAR, smart pumps, barcode administration and more
  • Aurora Health Care is home to the largest cardiac transplant center in the Midwest

Program Affiliates

Aurora Pharmacy Program affiliates include:

Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

CUW’s School of Pharmacy educates pharmacists and professionals to be servant leaders, dedicated to improving the health of the communities they serve through excellence in teaching, research, service and practice throughout their careers.

Learn more about Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

A global leader in pharmacy education, research, service and professional development, the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy offers constantly evolving curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities and a commitment to hands-on learning.

Learn more about the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rosalind Franklin University - College of Pharmacy

With a focus on opportunities in a variety of career paths, Rosalind Franklin University’s College of Pharmacy offers small class sizes and a state-of-the-art patient simulation laboratory to put students at the forefront of modern pharmacy practice.

Learn more about Rosalind Franklin University College of Pharmacy

Apply for a Residency

Learn how to apply to an Aurora Pharmacy Residency program. Get information about candidate requirements, the application process and the required on-site interview.

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We’re now vaccinating anyone 12 and older in Illinois and Wisconsin.