University Health (UH) is the public hospital district for Bexar County and the primary teaching facility for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. It is home to the premier Level 1 Trauma Center for adults and the only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in South Texas, serving a 22 county region. Since 2001, University Hospital, the health system’s flagship institution which operates 690 acute care and specialty beds, has been consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best hospitals in Texas and the San Antonio region. UH is also the first and only health system in San Antonio and South Texas to earn Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which is widely accepted as the “gold standard” in measuring the quality of care that healthcare consumers can expect to receive. A full range of medical services is available at numerous community clinics, including the renowned Texas Diabetes Institute.
The University Health PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency Program provides a challenging, well-rounded training environment including a variety of pediatric disease states seen in various clinical areas, including but not limited to, general pediatric medicine, pediatric ICU, neonatal ICU, congenital cardiac ICU, pediatric hematology/oncology, pediatric emergency medicine, and pediatric transplant. Residents will have opportunities to care for pediatric patients as well as teach and precept pharmacy students. In addition, residents will demonstrate leadership and practice management skills and complete a pediatric pharmacy research project.
Research responsibilities include completion of an individual major research project with presentation of results. Publication of results is highly encouraged. Residents also participate in pediatric-related issues of the DUE and P&T Committees and conduct a pediatric-related DUE. In addition, residents provide clinical staffing for the UH Pediatric Pharmacy. Academic responsibilities include pharmacy student precepting and lecture, case presentations, weekly pediatric discussion/journal club, attendance and presentation at pharmacotherapy rounds and pharmacotherapy seminar. Additionally, residents will have opportunities to evaluate their self-growth throughout residency.
The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
In order to be considered for this residency, the applicant must:
Possess a strong interest in solid organ transplant clinical pharmacy practice
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Complete an ACPE-accredited PharmD Degree program
Be enrolled in or complete an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program
Once accepted into the residency program, candidates should submit a completed Job Application by May 1 and obtain a Registered Pharmacist License in the state of Texas by August 1.
The applicant must submit the following application materials via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) at https://portal.phorcas.org:
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.