Ascension Columbia St Mary's
Milwaukee - PGY1/2 HSPAL

Columbia St Mary's Milwaukee 

Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee is a community teaching hospital located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin just north of downtown. The Lake Drive Campus is made up of two hospitals, the Main Hospital and Women’s Medical Center, and two large clinics, Prospect Medical Commons and Water Tower Medical Commons. Average daily inpatient census is approximately 225 patients.

Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee offers advanced cardiovascular and neurological surgery services, a regional burn center, women’s health services, a neonatal intensive care unit, 48 adult intensive care unit beds, 160 medical/surgical beds, and a 45-bed emergency department. Additionally, an outpatient chemotherapy infusion center and anticoagulation clinic are part of the campus. Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee serves as the tertiary care referral center for seven southeastern Wisconsin Ascension hospitals. As a result, the area’s most complex medical and surgical cases come to Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Milwaukee for care.

Pharmacy Department

The Department of Pharmacy is open 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Services are provided through decentralized pharmacists and the main pharmacy.

Clinical Pharmacy Services

  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
    • Warfarin
    • Heparin
    • Bivalirudin
    • Argatroban
    • Vancomycin
    • Aminoglycosides
    • Miscellaneous, as consulted
  • Renal Dosing Adjustment
  • IV to PO Conversions
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Total Parenteral Nutrition Management
  • Medical Emergency Response
    • Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest
    • Stroke
    • Rapid Response

Decentralized Care Units

  • Intensive Care Units
  • Medical/Surgical Units
  • Emergency Department
  • Oncology Clinic
  • Thrombosis Clinic

Program Contact Information:
Diane Erdman, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, BCACP, FASHP
Residency Program Director