Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research. For the past five years, University Hospital has been ranked the best in the San Antonio region by U.S. News & World Report, and is among the top 50 in the nation for the care of kidney disease. UHS is also the first and only health system in San Antonio and South Texas to earn Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Only six percent of the nation’s hospitals have earned this designation, which is widely accepted as the “gold standard” in measuring the quality of care that healthcare consumers can expect to receive.
In collaboration with the UT College of Pharmacy, the UHS Residency provides a challenging, well-rounded training environment, with a focus on inpatient acute care in a large academic health system. Longitudinal experiences include academic pharmacotherapy, hospital pharmacy practice, major research project, and professional development. Required rotations include ambulatory care, critical care, internal medicine, orientation, pediatrics, practice management/ drug information, and solid organ transplant. Electives include but are not limited to cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, infectious diseases, palliative care, and ICUs including medical, neonatal, neurosurgical, and surgical/trauma.
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REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have received a Pharm.D. degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and have a strong desire to strengthen their clinical, academic, research, and leadership skills.
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.