Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency

Overview

University Health System (UHS), in collaboration with The University of Texas College of Pharmacy and the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, is pleased to offer a ASHP Accredited Postgraduate Year 2 (PGY2) pharmacy residency in emergency medicine with emphases on adult emergency medicine and trauma & emergency surgery. This 12-month residency is designed to provide a challenging training environment for individuals interested in developing clinical competency in the area of emergency medicine.

As full-time employees of UHS, residents receive a competitive annual stipend of $47,000 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 Outcomes

Purpose

The purpose of the UHS PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy residency program is to prepare graduates for a specialty clinical pharmacy practice in emergency medicine and/or a clinical pharmacy faculty position.

Outcomes

Residents completing the UHS PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy residency will learn to manage and improve the medication-use process and serve as an authoritative resource on the optimal use of medications in emergency medicine. Residents will optimize patient outcomes by promoting and/or providing evidence-based medication therapy as an integral member of the interdisciplinary emergency medicine team. In addition, they will demonstrate leadership and practice management skills and complete an emergency medicine research project. Residents will also demonstrate excellence in the provision of training or educational activities about emergency medicine-related medications for health care professionals and trainees.