The ASHP-accredited PGY2 critical care residency program at Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC) produces graduates capable of practicing as clinical specialists in multiple areas of adult critical care including medicine, surgery/trauma, and neurology. Graduates will possess the ability to collaborate with other healthcare providers and hospital leadership to optimize safe and effective drug therapy in critically ill adults and be qualified for the board certification exam in critical care. MDMC is a community teaching hospital that provides the opportunity to engage our residents in direct patient care, administration and project management activities, teaching, and research to produce clinical pharmacy specialists capable of an advanced level of practice.
Major projects for the residency year include a major research project to be presented at the regional residency conference (ALCALDE), a critical care focused drug use evaluation presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, and two CE-quality seminar presentations to physician groups. Residents receive full MDMC employee benefits including insurance, sick time, and vacation. Travel support is provided for professional meetings.
Medical ICU 2 months
Surgery/Trauma ICU 2 months
Neuro ICU 1-2 months
Infectious Diseases 1-2 months
Critical Care Leadership and Management Longitudinal
Critical Care Pharmacy Practice (Staffing) Longitudinal
Solid Organ Transplant
*Other electives possible depending on available resources.
In order to be considered for the residency program at MDMC, you must complete each of the following steps:
Utilizing the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) submit the following:
Current curriculum vitae
Letter of intent for pursing a residency program
Three references - Please have references complete the PhORCAS reference template
An official copy of the college of pharmacy transcript
Requirements for Acceptance
Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, graduation from an ASHP-accredited PGY1 program, eligibility for employment by Methodist Dallas Medical Center, full Texas licensure within 90 days of employment, and an on-site interview.
The above items must be completed by January 4, 2019.
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Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC) is a 600-bed adult acute care community hospital that serves as the teaching and referral center for the Methodist Health System. The Methodist Health System is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a multi-healthcare system collaboration focused on elevating patient care quality. MDMC is one of only three hospitals in Dallas that provides adult trauma care and is an accredited Level 1 trauma center. We are home to two adult critical care units (medical/surgical and neurologic) as well as a level-III neonatal intensive care unit serving as a referral center for more than 30 hospitals in North and East Texas. MDMC is also one of the most active transplant centers in the nation providing comprehensive services in the areas of kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation. Additionally, MDMC has been recognized for excellence in the areas of stroke/cardiovascular care, gastrointestinal/pancreatic disorders, orthopedic surgeries, and cancer and has received numerous awards and recognitions for quality and patient safety. Our institution cooperates with other Dallas and Fort Worth hospitals in sponsoring the CareFlite emergency ambulance a...nd helicopter service providing helicopter, ground, and fixed-wing transport throughout the North Texas region.
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, MDMC provides quality health care to more than 175,000 patients per year. Our commitment to the highest standards for health care helped earn us a Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission.