Program Goal: To prepare pharmacists to enter a clinical practice in pharmacotherapy.
Over the course of the 2 years, residents will achieve clinical practice skills which include direct patient care skills, skill in interpreting, generating, and disseminating knowledge in pharmacotherapy and practice management skills.
The Specialty Practice Residency is conducted principally at University Hospital. University Health System is a 604-bed tertiary care facility. The institution has been included in US News and World Report’s top 100 hospitals since 2000. The system also includes 5 outpatient clinics throughout San Antonio. University Hospital serves as a major teaching facility for the College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Dentistry as well as supporting medical residency programs for most medical specialties. Rotations emphasize direct patient care responsibilities and are typically one month in length.
UT—affiliated residents meet on a weekly basis for Advanced Pharmacotherapy Seminar. This seminar is an advanced—level clinical discussion led by the residents. These sessions emphasize cased-based learning with a focus on developing problem-solving skills and critical thinking.
In addition to seminar, each resident will present a clinical topic at Pharmacotherapy Rounds which is teleconferenced to other remote sites.
Residents are required to design and complete at least one research protocol; participation in ongoing research is also encouraged. Residents are assigned as teaching assistants, and as such, participate in didactic courses and serve in clinical teaching roles for PharmD interns.
The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
Pharm.D. degree from ACPE-accredited institution. Texas licensure by September 1. A strong interest in clinical pharmacy.
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.