The PGY1/PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency offers candidates a very unique experience through combining administrative, clinical and informatics pharmacy learning experiences over the course of 24 months.
In this unique program, the resident will support existing pharmacy informatics services and dedicate time to informatics-related quality improvement projects and research with a focus on safety, efficiency, and state-of-the-art pharmacy-related technologies. The resident will spend significant time learning clinical decision support systems, medication life-cycle technologies from ordering to administration, pharmacy financial excellence and compliance through technologies, and data mining skills. The program includes core clinical and operational pharmacy rotations to ensure the necessary foundation to build upon for the informatics focus.
Residents will complete a major project of publishable quality each year. The resident will work on obtaining their Epic Willow Certification during the residency; a credential that provides candidates with a competitive edge when heading to the job market.
Training alongside over 50 clinical specialists as well as 20 other residents in addition to the IT team, the informatics resident will have ample learning and teaching opportunities including providing instruction to doctor of pharmacy students and mentoring PGY1 residents. The resident will provide an ACPE-accredited CE program and can participate in an optional teaching certificate program through the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.
Program Director Contact Information: Ghalib Abbasi, PharmD, MS, MBA Director, System Pharmacy Informatics 832.783.1421 firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: PGY1/PGY2 Informatics
About Houston Methodist
Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) is a 900+ bed tertiary teaching hospital and is an academic affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and many colleges of pharmacy. HMH is consistently ranked in multiple specialties by U.S. News and World Report and recognized as the No.1 hospital in Texas and Gulf Coast. HMH is included on Forbes magazine's list of "America's Best Employers".