The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacy Services University Health in San Antonio, Texas, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, is proud to offer an ASHP-Accredited Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency position for July 1 - June 30 of the upcoming residency year.
This residency is designed to provide a challenging training environment for individuals interested in developing clinical competency in the area of solid organ transplantation, with emphases on immunosuppression, transplant-related infectious diseases, and post-transplant complications.
As full-time employees of University Health, residents receive a competitive annual stipend of $62,000 plus excellent employee benefits. Residents are also appointed as Clinical Instructors with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy.
The University Health PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency Program provides a challenging, well-rounded training environment in a variety of solid organ transplant types, including but not limited to adult kidney, liver, lung and pediatric liver and kidney transplants.
Residents will have opportunities to care for pediatric and adult patients, transplant donors and recipients, and both inpatients and outpatients, throughout all phases of transplant care including pre-, peri-, and post-transplant. In addition, residents will demonstrate leadership and practice management skills and complete a transplant research project.
Residents who successfully complete this accredited PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency should possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions related to solid organ transplantation.
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:
Letter of interest/intent
Current curriculum vitae
Three professional letters of recommendation
Official college of pharmacy transcripts
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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.