The PGY1/PGY2/MS Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency program is designed to develop pharmacy leaders by providing the administrative and clinical skills necessary to lead a large health-system pharmacy or other healthcare organization in advancing patient care.
This 24-month program combines a Master of Science in Pharmacy Leadership and Administration from the University of Houston with a rigorous practice residency that includes numerous clinical experiences such as Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Cardiology, Drug Information, and other clinical electives. Administrative experiences include Community Hospital Management, Finance/Budgeting, Human Resources, Informatics, Operations Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Strategic Planning along with several administrative electives to choose from.
Training among a group of 50 clinical pharmacists, 13 management leaders, and 22 residents, the Health-System Pharmacy Administration resident will have ample teaching opportunities including providing instruction to doctor of pharmacy students. 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.
Houston Methodist comprises seven community hospitals, a continuing care hospital as well as several emergency centers and physical therapy clinics throughout greater Houston. The flagship facility 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. The flagship hospital in the Texas Medical Center 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. Other regional Houston Methodist Hospitals are also very highly rated among Vizient comparable hospitals. HM is included on Forbes magazine's list of "America's Best Employers".