Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

MS / PGY1 / PGY2 Pharmacy Administration Residency

Master of Science and PGY1/PGY2 Residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration

The purpose of the Master of Science and Postgraduate Years 1 and 2 (PGY1/PGY2) Residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration is to develop pharmacy leaders by providing the administrative and clinical skills necessary to lead a large health-system pharmacy or other healthcare organization in advancing patient care. We combine both a didactic and practical learning environment to train the pharmacy profession's future leaders.

Residency Program Features

Alex Varkey, Pharm.D., M.S.

Residency Director:
Alex C. Varkey, Pharm.D., M.S.
Pharmacy Operations Manager
6565 Fannin DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office: 713-441-0166
Fax: 713-441-1225
Email: acvarkey@HoustonMethodist.org

Dan Metzen, Director, MS / PGY1 / PGY2 Pharmacy Administration Residency

Director of Pharmacy:
Dan Metzen, Pharm.D., M.B.A.
Director, Pharmacy Services
6565 Fannin DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office: 713-441-4055
Fax: 713-441-1225
Email: dmetzen@HoustonMethodist.org

Accreditation:

Fully accredited by ASHP

Positions Available:

1

Duration:

24 months

Stipend:

Approximately $49,700/year.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) for vacation, holidays, personal reasons, severe weather emergencies, family or personal short-term illness.
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance.
  • 403B Retirement Plan.
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement for Masters Program.

Application Deadline:

  • All application materials are due January 5.

Interview:

On-site interview required.

Application Information:

To apply online, please visit the University of Houston College of Pharmacy MS Residency Homepage and follow the steps listed. Please note that both the residency and graduate applications must be completed and that taking the GRE or GMAT is required for admission into the MS degree program at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.

Licensure Requirements:

Must be a Registered Pharmacist in Texas within 90 days of starting the program.

For further information on licensure, contact the following:

Texas State Board of Pharmacy
William P. Hobby Building
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-600, Box 21
Austin, Texas 78701-3942
512-305-8000
www.tsbp.state.tx.us