Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency

Overview

Overview

The Department of Pharmacy at University Health System (UHS) in San Antonio, Texas, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, is proud to offer four ASHP-Accredited Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency positions for July 1 - June 30 of the upcoming residency year. Candidates must have received a PharmD degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and have a strong desire to strengthen their clinical, academic, research, and leadership skills.

As full-time employees of University Health System, residents receive a competitive annual stipend of $46,000 plus excellent employee benefits. Residents are also appointed as Clinical Instructors with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy.

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Purpose and Description

Purpose

Postgraduate Year One (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. 

Description

The University Health System PGY1 pharmacy residency program provides a challenging, well-rounded training environment, with a focus on inpatient acute care in a large academic health system. Graduates of the program will be prepared for a PGY2 specialty pharmacy residency, employment as a clinical pharmacist within a health system, and/or an adjunctive pharmacy faculty position.