The post graduate year two (PGY2) residency 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 emphasis will be placed in providing excellent pharmaceutical care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. The resident will gain experience in transitioning the patient from the inpatient to outpatient setting for a core set of disease state including heart failure, COPD, stroke, diabetes, MI, and solid organ transplant. In addition, the resident will gain understanding of the different payer status and procedures to obtain medication access through prior authorization and patient assistance programs to provide further assistance to patient care in the clinical practice setting. Teaching activities include didactic presentations, involvement with UNTHSC School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences courses, and clerkship pharmacy students in their clinical rotation. The resident will also be involved in a major transitions of care research project.
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. Residents receive full MDMC employee benefits including insurance, sick time, and vacation. Travel support is provided for the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the regional residency conference.
Ambulatory Care Clinic 1-2 months
Inpatient Internal Medicine 1-2 months
(Focus primarily on heart failure, diabetes mellitus, stroke, COPD, PNA)
Methodist Patient Centered Accountable Care Organization (MPCACO) 1 month
Medication Therapy Management Clinic 1 month
Academic Administration at UNTHSC 1 month
Major Research Project
Education, Training, and Practice Management (teaching certificate)
Pharmacy Administration (focused)
TOC in the Emergency Department
HIV Outpatient Clinic
Solid Organ Transplant
In order to be considered for the residency program at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, you must complete each of the following steps:
Complete the job application at Jobs.MethodistHealthSystem.org
Submit the following (via email to firstname.lastname@example.org):
Current curriculum vitae
Letter of intent for pursing a residency program
An official copy of the college of pharmacy transcripts
Requirements for Acceptance
Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, graduation from an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program or equivalent, eligibility for employment by Methodist Dallas Medical Center, full Texas licensure within 90 days of employment, and an on-site interview.
The above items must be completed by January 3, 2020.
For more information regarding the residency program visit our web site at:
Methodist Health System (MHS) is a not-for-profit corporation that consists of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers. Methodist Health System has a deep commitment to focus on its service area of southwest Dallas County. Methodist Health System is the only Texas member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network which includes health care organizations from across the globe. Methodist collaborates with leading thinkers and speakers from the Mayo Clinic to improve the delivery of compassionate, quality care in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC) is a 585-bed adult acute care community hospital that serves as the teaching and referral center for the MHS system. MDMC is an accredited Level I trauma center and is home to two adult critical care units (medical/surgical and neuro) as well as a level-III neonatal intensive care unit serving as a referral center for more than 30 hospitals in North and East Texas. MDMC is also one of the most active transplant centers in the nation providing comprehensive services in the area...s of kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation. Additionally, MDMC has been recognized for excellence in the areas of stroke/cardiovascular care, gastrointestinal/pancreatic disorders, orthopedic surgeries, and cancer and has received numerous awards/recognitions for quality and patient safety. Our institution cooperates with other Dallas and Fort Worth hospitals in sponsoring the CareFlite emergency ambulance and helicopter service providing helicopter, ground, and fixed-wing transport throughout the North Texas region.
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, MDMC provides quality health care to more than 175,000 patients per year. Our commitment to the highest standards for health care helped earn us a Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission. Methodist Charlton Medical Center (MCMC) is a 317-bed acute care community hospital in South Dallas. After being founded in 1975, Methodist Charlton has grown from 84 beds to include services such as being a Level III trauma center, a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and a Level II Stroke Center. MCMC's Emergency Department is one of the busiest in Dallas County, and sees nearly 90,000 patients each year. Areas of excellence include care for stroke, myocardial infarction, orthopedic surgery, bariatric surgery, interventional cardiology, and internal medicine patients. MCMC serves the highest number of annual outpatient visits in the Methodist Health System, and is the sole major healthcare facility in Southern Dallas County.