Pharmacy Residency in Dallas County

PGY1 and PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Programs at Methodist Dallas Medical Center

ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice and a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency ProgramsMethodist Dallas Medical Center offers ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice and a PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Programs. In partnership with the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy, Methodist Dallas Medical Center also offers a PGY2 Transitions of Care Residency.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

The post graduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency program, accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), is designed to equip pharmacy residents with the skills necessary to function as a clinical pharmacist responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two pharmacy residency training.

PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Specialty Residency Program

The post graduate year two (PGY2) Pharmacy Residency program is designed to develop clinical practitioners who can confidently meet the challenges related to the management of critically ill patient populations. Methodist Dallas Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center, providing emergency services for south Dallas. The hospital also houses a Neonatal ICU and three adult ICUs (surgery, cardiology, neurology).

PGY2 Transitions of Care Pharmacy Residency Program

The post graduate year two (PGY2) program is designed to equip the resident with the skills necessary to function as the primary transitions of care pharmacist by managing all aspects of medication therapy in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings. The residency training areas include:

  • Methodist accountable care organization
  • Medication therapy management (MTM) clinic
  • Ambulatory care clinic
  • Inpatient internal medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Transplant
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pharmacy leadership and administration
  • Teaching opportunities with UNTHSC school of pharmacy.

Unique Learning Opportunities for Pharmacy Residents

The unique size and organizational structure of the Pharmacy Residency Program at Methodist Dallas provide an ideal learning environment for pharmacy residents. In addition to the numerous learning opportunities and challenges, Methodist Dallas pharmacy residents are given teaching responsibilities with students from three Texas colleges of pharmacy.