Learning Experiences

Required (1 month each)
  • Orientation
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Medication Safety/Performance Improvement Focus Experience
  • Research/Project Focus Experience

Elective (1 month each)
Electives may be selected from, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ambulatory Care (emphasis in Oncology)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Neurology Acute Care
  • Transitions of Care
  • Internal Medicine Advanced

Residents may also repeat any learning experiences in which they have a particular interest.

Longitudinal
Each resident is required to complete longitudinal activities in:
  • Medication Safety (certificate)
  • Teaching and Scholarship in Academia Certificate Program - University of Houston College of Pharmacy (optional)

Staffing
  • Staffing every other weekend in operational and clinical pharmacist roles
  • Residents will work one major and one minor holiday

Presentation Opportunities

  • Poster presentation at Vizient Resident Poster Session prior to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Platform Presentation at Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference

Project and Research Experience
  • Cost Savings Initiatives
  • Pharmacy Medication Safety Initiatives
  • Major research project with guidance of a preceptor and the Pharmacy Research Committee
  • Medication use evaluation or quality analysis of existing protocols

Professional Meetings
  • Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference
  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting