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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Methodist Richardson Medical Center

General Information

Clinical rotations in the 12-month Pharmacy Residency Program at Methodist Richardson are offered in a variety of clinical areas. The resident's responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with interdisciplinary team to provide optimal patient care
  • Providing medication therapy management including pharmacokinetics consults
  • Educating the interdisciplinary team on drug therapy
  • Presenting various journal clubs, case presentations, and in-services

Other responsibilities include:

  • Completion of a major research project that is presented at the ASHP mid-year clinical meeting and Alcáldé Southwest Leadership Conference • Completion of a medication utilization evaluation
  • Presenting various journal clubs, case presentations, and in-services
  • Obtainment of preceptor license from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy
  • Opportunity to earn a teaching certificate through University of Texas at Tyler Fisch College of Pharmacy

As a pharmacy resident, in addition to rotation responsibilities, you are afforded the opportunity to be a member of the hospital's pharmacy staff and serve as a pharmacist in the department. Additionally, residents are expected to be involved with various hospital committees including, but not limited to, P&T and Quality & Safety committees.

Rotations for the Residency Program

Required Rotations:

  • Internal medicine
  • Infectious diseases
  • Emergency medicine
  • Critical care
  • Ambulatory care/ Anticoagulation Management
  • Advanced internal medicine
  • Drug information (longitudinal)
  • Pharmacy administration (longitudinal)
  • Pharmacy practice - staffing (longitudinal)
  • Anticoagulation Management (longitudinal)
  • Clinical research project (longitudinal)

Elective rotations (residents will select three):

  • Nephrology
  • Infectious Diseases II
  • Emergency Medicine II
  • Cardiology
  • Wound Care
  • Pulmonology/Respiratory Therapy
  • Informatics
  • Nutritional Support
  • Family Practice
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Transitions of Care

Application Process

In order to be considered for the residency program at Methodist Richardson Medical Center, you must complete each of the following steps:

  • Register for the ASHP Resident Matching Program
  • Utilizing the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) submit the following:
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Letter of intent
    • Three references (Please have references complete the PhORCAS reference template)
    • An official copy of the college of pharmacy transcript
  • Requirements for Acceptance
    • Pharmacy degree from and accredited college of pharmacy
    • Full eligibility for Texas licensure
    • Eligibility for employment at Methodist Richardson Medical Center
    • Participation in the residency matching program
    • On-site interview
  • Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy
  • Full eligibility for Texas licensure
  • Eligibility for employment at Methodist Richardson Medical Center
  • Participation in the residency matching program
  • On-site interview

All application materials must be submitted via the PhORCAS application portal. Please visit the PhORCAS site for application deadline.