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Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program

Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program

The Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is intended to provide a structured training program for Doctor of Pharmacy students during their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) in order to prepare students for post-graduate residency training and a career as a clinical pharmacist. 

Students will complete a minimum of 5 of 7 required APPEs at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. In addition, students will be required to complete a set of longitudinal experiences which will take place throughout the year.

The following APPEs are required to be completed at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, except as noted:

  1. Advanced Hospital Pharmacy
  2. Medicine APPE
  3. Critical Care APPE
  4. Ambulatory Care APPE
  5. Pediatrics APPE
  6. Advanced Community Pharmacy*
  7. Elective Clinical APPE†

* The Advanced Community Pharmacy APPE will be completed outside of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and will be assigned by the student’s college of pharmacy.

† Students may choose to do an Elective Clinical APPE either at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center or at an outside facility. An Elective Clinical APPE done at an outside facility will be assigned by the student’s college of pharmacy.

Application Process

The application deadline is October 3rd.

Application to the Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program is currently open to students from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy only.

 

Applicants considered for a position will be invited for an on-site interview at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center during October or November. Applicants will be given a tour of the facilities and will have a chance to meet with members of the clinical pharmacy staff as well as the current LCEP students.

To apply for the Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program:

  • Complete the Online Application Form
  • Submit the following via email to jennifer.gass@memorialhermann.org
    • Letter of Intent
          • Should be a maximum of 2 pages, double spaced using a 12-point font and 1 inch margins.
          • The letter should address all of the following:
            • Why do you want to participate in the LCEP program?
            • What skills and experience do you hope to gain from participating in the LCEP program?
            • What challenges do you anticipate during your 4th year of pharmacy school and how do you plan to overcome these?
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • Have two Letters of Recommendation submitted on your behalf
          • Letters should be submitted by the person writing the recommendation and sent via email to jennifer.gass@memorialhermann.org
          • Please provide the following informational letter to each recommendation writer: click here.
    • Submit your current, official transcript of pharmacy school coursework / clerkships
      • Transcripts should be sent directly from the school or mailed by the applicant in an envelope sealed by the school.
      • Submit the transcripts to:
      • Jennifer Gass, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
        Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
        Department of Pharmacy Services
        6411 Fannin St.
        Houston, Texas 77030-150

    For further information, contact:

    Jennifer Gass, Pharm.D., MS, BCPS
    Coordinator, Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program
    Phone: (713) 704-6068
    E-mail: jennifer.gass@memorialhermann.org