How do I apply?

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR) PGY-1 pharmacy residency program follows the rules and regulations set forth by ASHP for applying to a pharmacy residency program.  Therefore, prospective candidates must apply through the PHORCAS system and sign up with the National Matching Services. https://portal.phorcas.org/

 

Is your program accredited?

Currently, the DHR PGY-1 pharmacy residency is in “ASHP Candidate” status.  We are working to earn accreditation by Spring 2018.

 

How many Residency Positions are available?

There are currently 2 available PGY-1 pharmacy residency program positions available.

 

Must I attend ASHP Mid-year meeting to be considered for the residency program?

No, while attendance to the meeting provides an opportunity to meet and discuss our program, we recognize that not everyone is able to attend.  Selection for interviews will be based on review of submitted applications through PHORCAS.

 

What is the annual salary?

The current annual salary is $47,474

 

What are the staffing requirements?

Residents will be required to staff every third weekend.

 

What teaching experiences are available in the program?

DHR PGY-1 pharmacy residency program is affiliated with Texas A&M Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy.  Through the college, we offer an Academic Training Program to provide pharmacy residents with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for a competitive position in academia as a preceptor and/or clinical faculty.

 

Other opportunities to educate others:

• Weekly topic discussions to pharmacy students and staff

• Presentations to medical residents

 

What affiliations does DHR have?

DHR has affiliations with the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School Of Medicine, the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, University of Houston College of Pharmacy and Texas A&M University Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy.

 

Do I need to be licensed in the state of Texas?

Yes, residents must be licensed by August 31 of the residency year.  Residents are encouraged to gain licensure as soon as possible.

 

What projects do residents complete during their residency year?

Each resident completes a research project in accordance to ASHP requirements.  Residents will also complete a Medication Use Review to present at the annual ASHP Midyear meeting in December, and complete a drug monograph for Pharmacy & Therapeutics.

 

What does the onsite interview include?

Onsite interview is generally an entire day.  Applicants will receive a tour of the facility and interviews are held with the program director, coordinator and preceptors of the residency program.

 

Interviewees will be expected to present a 30 minute formal case presentation with question and answer session after.

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