Residents complete 13 rotations from July 1 through June 30of the residency year. Required rotations are four weeks in length, with the exception of the one longitudinal experience.
Elective experiences are typically four weeks in length. Residents may not exceed one-third of their experiences in a specific disease state or population (e.g. oncology). Of note, we do provide a unique opportunity for one resident to gain experiences in oncology.
Staffing responsibilities vary depending on the rotation. Residents generally work every third weekend and one holiday.
Required Learning Experiences
Longitudinal leadership, administration, research topic discussions
Each resident has the opportunity to assist with P4 students on rotations at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple, provide lectures to P3 students, assist in Pharmacotherapy Lab with P3 students at Texas A&M University Irma Lerma College of Pharmacy and University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, and provide inservices to health care providers.
Eligible candidates must have a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy and be eligible for Texas licensure by Sept. 1. Candidates should also have a strong interest in clinical practice at a teaching facility.
Applicants must also submit through the online PhORCAS system:
A letter of intent detailing reason for interest in completing a PGY1 pharmacy residency, short and long-term career goals, and how our program will assist in meetings those goals
Three ASHP letters of recommendation forms (located in PhORCAS). Preferred authors of your letters ranked from most to least desired: P4 preceptors, employers, college faculty, committee and personal colleagues.
Academic transcripts for professional pharmacy education
About Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy Affiliated Residency Programs - PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
The Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy opened its doors to students in 2006 to meet a critical need in the South Texas community. Today, 42 percent of graduates from our fully-accredited program have returned to South Texas to help underserved populations as Aggie pharmacists.