This purpose of this residency program is to provide advanced training for pharmacists in the field of internal medicine pharmacotherapy. Following completion of the program, the resident will be able to serve as a vital member of a multidisciplinary team consisting of hospitalists, internists or family medicine physicians, nurses, and other ancillary healthcare providers caring for internal medicine patients. The resident will be capable of supporting internal medicine quality improvement programs and conduct investigator driven studies that contribute to the medical literature. In addition, the internal medicine specialist will be able to conduct self-assessment and commit to continuous self-learning.
Positions available: 1
Duration: 12 months, beginning early July
Application deadline: January 5th
Submit all application materials through PhORCAS
On-site interview required
Required participation in the ASHP National Matching Program
NMS Program Code: 619256
Licensure and employment: Texas pharmacist licensure is required within 90 days of starting the program. Failure to do so will result in termination of employment.
Houston Methodist is committed to improving the health of our patients, employees and community. As a health care provider, it is our responsibility to promote a healthier environment for our employees. Accordingly, effective January 1, 2013, Houston Methodist no longer hires tobacco users. Applicants will be tested for tobacco usage during the post-offer physical and drug screening. If an applicant tests positive for tobacco use or recreational drug use, the offer will be rescinded.
Core rotations: Endocrinology, Internal Medicine (4 months), Medical ICU
Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) is located in the heart of the world renowned Texas Medical Center. Offering many opportunities for clinical and didactic teaching, it is a teaching affiliate for several top ranked universities and colleges of pharmacy. U.S. News & World Report ranked Houston Methodist Hospital in 8 specialties nationally and the No. 1 hospital in Texas and Gulf Coast for the 7th year in a row. Houston Methodist highly performs in nine of nine common conditions and procedures evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, HMH is included on Forbes magazine's list of "America's Best Employers". For more information, visit www.methodistpharmacy.org