PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

The purpose of the Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program is to develop compassionate clinical pharmacy specialists, for the ever-changing healthcare landscape, through progressive clinical, managerial, and research experiences.

Fully accredited by ASHP

Positions Available:

12 months

Approximately $49,700/year

-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

Application Deadline:
All application materials, including application, curriculum vitae (CV), letter of intent, letters of reference (three), and pharmacy transcripts, are due December 25th. Send in application materials as early as possible, before the deadline, as interview slots are limited.

The letter of intent, or personal statement, should be approximately one page long describing your reasons for pursuing a pharmacy residency program and including your professional interests, most significant achievements and your five-year goals as a pharmacist.  

Onsite interview required

Application Information:
Applicants should go through the online PhORCAS system.

Licensure Requirements:
Must be a Registered Pharmacist in Texas within 90 days of starting the program. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment. 

Further information on licensure is available from the Texas State Board of Pharmacy:
Texas State Board of Pharmacy
William P. Hobby Building
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-600, Box 21
Austin, TX 78701-3942
program director

Thani Gossai, PharmD
Manager, Pharmacy Services
6565 Fannin DB1-09
Houston, TX 77030
Office: 713.363.8300

Program Coordinator

Kayode Giwa, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Specialist, Psychiatry & Internal Medicine
Office: 713.441.1666