The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency conducted by Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, TX, is accredited by ASHP. It is a 12- month training program centered on the development of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to pursue rational drug therapy. Residents work in a multi-disciplinary environment with numerous healthcare professionals to solve complex medication-related issues using critical thinking and evaluative skills. Residents are mentored by one or more invested preceptors to ensure personal and professional goals of residency are being met. Purpose: PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Parkland Hospital offers PGY2 residencies in Ambulatory Care, Psychiatry, Infectious Diseases, and Health System Administration. Pharmacists completing these residencies will be competent practitioners in multiple health care environments. They will also be equipped to meet the challenges of current and future pharmacy practice including promotion of optimal therapeutic recommendations and education of other health care professionals, patients, and the community on drug related topics. These programs are designed to produce well rounded, independent professionals through experiences in teaching, research, and professional activities. Ambulatory Care, Infectious Diseases & Psychiatry PGY2 residencies are 12 -month training programs following a PGY1 program completion. The Health System Administration residency is a 24 month combined PGY1 & PGY2/MBA program. All accredited residencies are designed to comply with standards established by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Positions Infectious Disease, Psychiatry, and Health System Administration: 1
Positions Ambulatory Care: 2
Completion of PharmD from an accredited School of Pharmacy. Applications should be submitted through PhORCAS.
About Parkland Health and Hospital System Residency Programs
Parkland is an integrated health care system operated by the Dallas County Hospital District and is an 870 bed teaching facility. The hospital is a Level I trauma center and serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. More than 60 percent of the doctors in the Dallas area have undergone formal training at Parkland.
The hospital system boasts several Centers of Excellence with the most skilled health professionals and state-of-the-art tools and equipment:
Spinal Cord Injuries
Women & Infants