Learning Experiences

Required learning experiences (all one month in duration, except as noted)
  • Orientation (Two weeks)
  • Foundations in Direct Patient Care
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Drug Information
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medication Safety and Management

Elective learning experiences
Electives may be selected from, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Pain Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Solid Organ Transplant

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

  • Staffing every third weekend in clinical pharmacist roles and one weekday evening shift every two weeks averaged over a four-week period
  • Additional responsibilities as part of clinical specialist on-call program during the second half of the year
  • Residents will work one major and one minor holiday

Presentation Opportunities

  • Poster presentation at Vizient Pharmacy Network Meeting
  • Platform presentation at Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference
  • One hour ACPE-accredited continuing education program
  • Platform presentation at Houston Methodist Research Symposium

Research Experience
  • 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

Optional Longitudinal Experience

  • Teaching and Scholarship in Academia Certificate Program through the University of Houston College of Pharmacy