Houston Methodist West Longitudinal APPE Program

About Houston Methodist West
A Magnet-recognized 291-bed and growing, state of the art community hospital campus that offers a wide variety of clinical services including cancer care, heart and vascular care, and orthopedics & sports medicine. Our vision is Leading Medicine in the West Houston, Katy, and surrounding communities by delivering the Houston Methodist standard of unparalleled safety, quality, service, and innovation. LAPPE students will have the opportunity to work with Houston Methodist West’s pharmacy team in ongoing clinical, scholarly, and service activities such as obtaining medication histories, completing clinical consults, and providing direct patient care with nurses, advanced level nurse practitioners, and attending level providers. Our team consists of our pharmacy director, operations manager, clinical manager, nine board certified clinical specialists, two board certified integrated clinical pharmacists, one transitions of care pharmacist and sixteen staff pharmacists. The LAPPE program is designed to train student pharmacists to provide quality patient-centered care, integrating Houston Methodist’s ICARE values (integrity, compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence).

Program Director


Sruti Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist