The Post-graduate Year One (PGY1) resident develops, through a one year training program, the appropriate knowledge and skills to provide optimal pharmaceutical care. The PGY1 Resident serves as a resource to other health care professionals and students. Practices as a pharmacist is accordance with all of the established standards. The PGY1 residency program maintains accreditation through the American Society for Health-System Pharmacy. The PGY1 resident must meet all requirements in order to maintain this position and graduate from the program successfully.
Graduate from an American Council on Pharmacy Education accredited school of pharmacy
ACPE IV certification required (obtained from approved course or completed during pharmacy school)
Texas Pharmacist License or eligible for Texas Licensure as a registered pharmacist (Pharmacist licensure must be obtained within 90 days of employment)
Must obtain preceptor license after 6 months of licensure as a pharmacist