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Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Pharmacy Residency Programs

A message from our PGY1 Program Director:

Thank you for your interest in the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Methodist Richardson Medical Center in Dallas, Texas! Methodist Richardson Medical Center is a technologically advanced acute care community hospital nationally recognized in many specialties, serving the Dallas and Collin counties.

As a pharmacy resident at Methodist Richardson Medical Center, you will be part of a department that prioritizes and continuously strives to optimize the care we provide to our patients while fostering a family culture. The purpose of our program is to build upon each resident’s pharmacy education foundation, and to develop a diverse skill set for clinical pharmacists capable of caring for patients in a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient acuity levels. With a variety of pharmacy roles including several pharmacy specialists, decentralized clinical pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians, you will be a part of a department that is highly integrated as part of the care team. Upon graduation, residents will be expected to have acquired the skill set required for achieving board certification in pharmacotherapy, and be able to successfully enter postgraduate year two pharmacy residency training if so desired.

Methodist Richardson provides a variety of exceptional clinical programs and services, including:

  • Adult Internal Medicine
  • Adult Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine/Trauma Care
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology/Hemodialysis
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Orthopedic, Bariatric, Obstetric, and General surgery
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Cardiology Services including Catheterization Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, STEMI Care, and Congestive Heart Failure Clinic
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Maternal Care

In addition to the learning opportunities based in the above clinical services, our residents interact with students from several colleges of pharmacy across the State of Texas. Layered learning is a strong aspect of the teaching opportunities responsibilities of the resident, and they will have the opportunity to precept pharmacy students during their residency. Residents will also have the opportunity to earn a teaching certificate in collaboration with the University of Texas at Tyler during their residency year.

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Methodist Richardson is excited to partner with you to advance your knowledge and career! After exploring our residency site, if you have any questions, or if you would like to tour our facility, we encourage you to contact us.