Pharmacy Residency
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
Texas Health Dallas
  • About the Program

    The Pharmacy Practice Residency is a 12-month program designed to develop general skills in inpatient and ambulatory patient care, and pharmacy practice management. Pharmacy residents are based at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and are affiliated with the Texas Tech School of Pharmacy.

    Pharmacists completing this residency program will become competent practitioners of pharmaceutical care as practiced in an integrated clinical environment. This program offers a positive atmosphere for residents to learn and grow professionally by providing opportunities to teach, collaborate with other healthcare professionals, and provide direct patient care.

    Residents are required to complete 10 rotations and one major research project. Flexibility exists for the resident to individualize training to gain advanced skills in his or her area of interest. An optional teaching certificate is available to residents who would like to pursue academia or improve their teaching skills.

  • Learning Experiences
    Required

    • Internal Medicine I
    • Internal Medicine II
    • Critical Care (MICU)
    • Drug information
    • Administration and Management
    Elective

    • Emergency Medicine
    • Surgical Trauma ICU (STICU)
    • Neonatal Intensive Care
    • Infectious Disease
    • Oncology
    • Nephrology
    • Nutrition
    • Solid Organ Transplant (off-site)
    • Bone Marrow Transplant (off-site)
    • Pediatrics (off-site)

    Any of the required rotations may be repeated for an elective experience based on the resident’s areas of interest.

  • Longitudinal
    • Ambulatory Care
    • Code Blue Response
  • TTUHSC School of Pharmacy

    The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy (TTUHSC-SOP) was established in 1993. It is part of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center which also includes a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing. The TTUHSC-SOP education and training curriculum utilizes problem-based learning techniques. The main campus for the SOP is located in Amarillo. Regional campuses located in Dallas/Fort Worth, Lubbock, and Abilene are fashioned with multimedia classrooms and video conferencing capabilities. The Dallas/Fort Worth Regional campus was established in 1999, and has now expanded to 2 locations. Classrooms and offices are located at both the North Texas Veterans Affairs Hospital campus and at the Southwest Professional Building which is adjacent to UT Southwestern Medical Center.

    The TTUHSC-SOP Residency Program was established in 1997 and promotes excellence in patient care by providing education, development, and advanced training to new practitioners. Currently, 35 residents are enrolled in this program across 18 unique pharmacy practice and specialty resident programs located in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Lubbock.

  • Program Requirements
    • Graduate of accredited school of pharmacy
    • Active Texas pharmacy license, or be eligible for licensure in Texas

    Candidates will be required to undergo a background check prior to employment

  • Salary and Benefits
    • $48,000 stipend
    • Paid vacation/holiday leave
    • Health care and retirement benefit package
    • Travel funding to one national professional meeting and one regional residency conference
    • Appointment as an Assistant Instructor at the TTUHSC-SOP

    Texas has no state income tax.

  • Contact Information
    Carla Philmon, PharmD

    Residency Program Director
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    8200 Walnut Hill Lane
    Dallas, TX 75231
    Phone: 214-345-7870
    Fax: 214-345-4386
    Email: carlaphilmon@texashealth.org

    Steven Pass, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP, FASHP, BCPS

    Dallas Campus Regional Dean
    Vice Chair for Residency Programs
    Texas Tech School of Pharmacy
    4500 S. Lancaster Road
    Dallas, TX 75216
    Phone: 214-358-9054
    Email: steven.pass@ttuhsc.edu

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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Texas Health Fort Worth
  • About the Program

    This PGY-1 program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for PGY-2 pharmacy residency training. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is one of two flagship hospital members of Texas Health Resources (THR), one of the largest faith-based, fully integrated, not-for-profit health care systems in Texas.

    Since its opening in 1930, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth (THFW) has become a respected center of quality health care. THFW is a 720-bed private, non-profit, tertiary care, Level-II trauma center. In addition THFW has >90 adult ICU beds and is designated as a Cycle III Chest Pain Center, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and an Acute Heart Failure Center.

    The Department of Pharmacy Services is an established and vital component of patient care at THFW. Clinical pharmacists are an integral part of the health care team and provide core clinical services in renal and pharmacokinetic dosing, TPN management, antibiotic stewardship, and both anticoagulation/procoagulation management. Pharmacists take part in patient care rounds with multidisciplinary teams and are actively involved in the training of pharmacy students from schools across the state of Texas. The Department of Pharmacy Services has seven clinical pharmacy specialists on staff and they provide care in various areas such as Intensive Care, Neonatology, Clinical Nutrition, Cardiology, Infectious Disease, and Renal Transplant Clinic.

  • How to Apply

    Applications should be made through PhORCAS and we participate in the MATCH.

    The components of the application include:

    • Letter of Interest (describe your interest in the residency program and your professional goals and objectives)
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official transcripts from all pharmacy education
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation (submitted through PhORCAS)

    The application deadline is January 1st.

  • Learning Experiences
    Required Rotations

    • Internal medicine
    • Critical Care (Medical ICU)
    • Nutrition
    • Neonatal ICU
    • Hospital Management
    • Renal Transplant Clinic
    • Emergency Department
    • Infectious Disease
    • Inpatient Dispensing (Orientation)

    Elective Rotations (2)

    • Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • General Cardiology
    • General Neurology
    • Neuro Intensive Care
    • Trauma Intensive Care
  • Longitudinal
    • Drug Information
    • Education
    • Research
    • Longitudinal Service Commitment/Staffing
  • Program Expectations
    • Complete a practice based research project
    • Present a poster at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
    • Present a platform presentation at the Alcalde Southwest Leadership Conference
    • Create and deliver an ACPE-accredited CE presentation
    • Complete one MUE
    • Provide clinical pharmacy services to diverse patient populations across the hospital
    • Precept one pharmacy student from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy
    • Present a minimum of 4 journal clubs and 2 case presentations over the course of the residency year

    Optional: Teaching certificate program offered through Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.

  • Salary and Benefits

    The stipend for one year is $48,000.

  • Contact Information
    Kaysey Cloud, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Residency Program Director
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    1301 Pennsylvania Ave
    Fort Worth, Texas 76104
    Phone: 817-250-3410
    Email: KayseyCloud@TexasHealth.org

    Eric Bauer, RPh, MBA

    Director of Pharmacy
    Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
    1301 Pennsylvania Ave
    Fort Worth, Texas 76104
    Phone: 817-250-2086
    Email: EricBauer@texashealth.org

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PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
Texas Health Dallas
  • About the Program

    The PGY2 Critical Care residency is a 12 month program designed to develop well rounded clinical practitioners in Critical Care Pharmacotherapy. One residency position will be offered.

    Pharmacists completing this residency program will be exposed to a variety of settings intended to provide a solid knowledge base of critical care. Clinical pharmacy specialists with PGY2 critical care training provide support for our institution daily. The residency preceptor provides guidance to the resident and ensures that the goals set forth by the resident and the program are met. The preceptors also provide the resident with frequent evaluation of their progress.

    A major focus of this PGY2 Critical Care residency program involves working as a member of a health care team, communicating with and providing education to physicians, nurses, and patients on appropriate medication therapy. During this program, it is expected that the resident will grow professionally and will demonstrate independent learning and effective communication skills throughout the residency. Our purpose is to provide the resident with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to achieve excellence as a clinician, educator and scholar in the area of critical care and infectious disease medicine.

  • Learning Experiences
    Required

    • Medical ICU
    • Surgical/Trauma ICU
    • Antibiotic Stewardship
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Medical ICU #2
    • Surgical/Trauma ICU #2

    Electives

    • ID
    • Bone Marrow/Solid Organ Transplant*
    • Neuro ICU*
    • Pediatric ICU*
    • Hematology/Oncology
    • Toxicology/Poison Control*
    • Burn ICU*
    • HIV Clinic*
    • Neonatal ICU
    • Trauma/Emergency Medicine

    *denotes an off-site rotation

  • Longitudinal
    • Weekend staffing (every 4th weekend)
    • Trauma response team
    • Code Blue response team
    • Code Stroke response team
    • Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) team
    • Anticoagulation team
    • Antibiotic stewardship
    • Student precepting
    • PGY2 research project
    • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt project
    • Serve as Chief Resident to three PGY1 pharmacy practice residents

  • Program Expectations
    • Provide clinical pharmacy services to critically ill patients
    • Co-precept pharmacy students and PGY1 residents
    • Complete and present a practice-based research project at a regional or national meeting
    • Provide effective drug education to patients, caregivers, and heath care personnel
    • Complete and deliver an ACPE-accredited CE presentation
    • Complete a Lean Six Sigma project

  • Program Requirements
    • Graduate of an accredited school of pharmacy
    • School of Pharmacy transcript
    • Active Texas pharmacy license, or eligible for Texas licensure
    • Completion of PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Three letters of recommendation

  • Salary and Benefits

    The stipend for one year is $52,000. Benefits include paid vacation/holiday leave, a health care and retirement benefit package, and travel funding to one national professional meeting.

    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (THD) is one of two flagship hospitals of Texas Health Resources (THR), the largest fully integrated, not-for-profit health care system in Texas.

    Since its opening in 1966, THD has become a respected center of quality health care. THD is an 898-bed community/teaching tertiary care hospital with a Level II trauma designation and comprehensive stroke center certification. THD is home to a 24-bed medical ICU and a 24-bed surgical/trauma ICU. THD is recognized for excellence in cardiology, oncology, neurology, orthopedics, and high-risk obstetrics, among many other specialty areas.

    Pharmacy services at THD are progressive and continuously evolving. Clinical pharmacists are an integral part of the health care team at THD. Pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students take part in patient care rounds with medical residents, medical staff, and medical students. Ample opportunity exists for the development of innovative and advanced patient care practices in the collaborative environment at THD.

  • Contact Information
    Lyndsay Sheperd, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

    Residency Program Director
    Critical Care Specialist
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    8200 Walnut Hill Lane
    Dallas, TX 75231
    Phone: 214-345-6605
    Fax: 214-345-4386
    Email: LyndsaySheperd@TexasHealth.org

    Gregory Johnson, PharmD

    Director of Pharmacy
    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
    8200 Walnut Hill Lane
    Dallas, TX 75231
    Phone: 214-345-7050
    Fax: 214-345-4386
    Email: GregoryJohnson@TexasHealth.org

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