Texas Children’s Hospital Pharmacy Informatics Residency is a 12-month ASHP accredited program, focused on patient safety through implementation of technology in medication management.
The program is designed to meet the pre-defined program goals and objectives and is tailored based on the resident interests and experience. The training allows residents to gain experience and be prepared to enter practice positions in a variety of environments. They are equipped to be the pharmacy department’s source of informatics knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to serve health system information technology, automation, and data management needs. Additionally, pharmacy informatics training enables graduates to participate in broader healthcare informatics initiatives or design innovative information technology and informatics solutions for healthcare. This program begins on the first Monday in July.
Texas Children's, a 959-bed teaching institution, is comprised of Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) and Texas Children's Pavilion for Women. TCH is the largest freestanding children’s hospital in the country. TCH is located in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center and is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. TCH is recognized as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country and the best in Texas by U. S. News & World Report. The Texas Children's system also includes three community hospitals, West Campus (Katy, TX), The Woodlands, and North Austin.