Program Features

Core Rotations:
Core rotations include cardiology, critical care, drug information/formulary management, infectious diseases, internal medicine, medication safety, research and management, continuity of care, and community hospital clinical service.

Elective Rotations:
Elective rotations may be selected from, but are not limited to, the following: bone marrow transplant, hematology/oncology, neurology, pharmacy informatics, psychiatry, and solid organ transplant. Residents may also repeat any rotations in which they have a particular interest.

Monthly Requirements:
Formal case, guideline, disease state overview or journal club presentation to the clinical pharmacy staff is required on a monthly basis.

Administration:
  • Develop or revise a policy and procedure
  • Participate in recruitment of next year's PGY-1 International Graduates residents
  • Attend the following committee meetings: Medication Usage and Formulary Evaluation, Medication Outcomes Management, and Pharmacy and Therapeutics

Staffing:
  • Every third weekend in both operational pharmacy and clinical pharmacists' roles and one evening shift every two weeks averaged over a four week period
  • Residents will work one major and one minor holiday

Projects:
  • Each resident is expected to plan, design and complete a major project with the guidance of a preceptor; results are presented at the Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference.
  • Each resident is required to complete one additional smaller project, which is often a Medication Use Evaluation.

Attend Meetings/Conferences:
Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference and ASHP Annual Summer Meeting

For Additional Information

Michael G. Liebl, PharmD, BCPS
Director of System Clinical Pharmacy Services
Residency Program Director
Email: mliebl@houstonmethodist.org
Tel. 713.441.6973