Frequently Asked Questions
How is the resident's year organized?
The first four weeks of the residency is orientation during which the residents rotate through different areas of the hospital, learn the pharmacy's computer systems, explore potential research projects, understand medication usage evaluations (MUEs), and obtain BLS/ACLS certifications. Clinical rotations are based on calendar months and last throughout the year.
What transcripts are required when applying?
How much do the residents staff?
How flexible is the program with the electives?
How are the residents evaluated?
Is the resident required to do oral presentations?
What teaching opportunities are available?
Residents have opportunities to assist in the teaching of pharmacy students from several colleges of pharmacy (University of Houston, Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Austin, University of the Incarnate Word, Texas Southern University). A teaching certificate program is offered through the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.
Do residents receive support to attend professional meetings?
Do residents have library privileges?