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Memorial Hermann Southwest: 2018–2019 Pharmacy Residents


2018-Amy-Kiley

Amy Kiley, PharmD

Amy Kiley received her PharmD from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in May 2018. Her professional interests include cardiology, critical care and internal medicine. Her current research involves evaluating the current antimicrobial prescribing and causative organism patterns for patients admitted to the intensive care unit for sepsis.

Why I chose Memorial Hermann?

I completed my first APPE rotation in the intensive care unit at Memorial Hermann Southwest (MHSW) and my internal medicine rotation at TIRR MH. At both of these sites, I was inspired by the patient centered intra-professional culture and the expertise of the clinical pharmacists that I encountered. MHSW is one of the largest community hospitals in Houston, and the diverse patient population offers a wide variety of learning experiences. It is a privilege to practice at a variety of sites within the Memorial Hermann System as a member of a highly skilled patient care team.


2018-Chi-KishChi Kish, PharmD

Chi Kish received her PharmD from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in May 2018. Her professional interests include infectious diseases, cardiology and emergency medicine. Her current research involves evaluating the impact of a symptom-based clinical guideline for the management of urinary tract infection in the emergency center.

Why I chose Memorial Hermann?

Memorial Hermann is a nationally-ranked healthcare system, recognized for their unparalleled contribution to providing evidence-based, compassionate patient-centered care. Located in an urban area, Memorial Hermann Southwest hospital functions as one of   the most accessible facilities for a growing, underserved community. Practicing as a pharmacy resident within the Memorial Hermann system allows me to collaborate with healthcare providers from different disciplines and campuses to optimize patient care and safety. It is an honor to be a part of a team that continuously evolves and dedicates itself to meet the needs of Houston and its residents.


2018-Ashley-Long Ashley Long, PharmD

Ashley Long received her PharmD from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in May 2018. Her professional interests include infectious diseases and critical care, and she hopes to pursue a career as a clinical specialist in infectious diseases. Her current research involves evaluating the impact of a nasal MRSA PCR-guided protocol for the management of skin/soft tissue infections and pneumonia on vancomycin utilization.

Why I chose Memorial Hermann?

Memorial Hermann is a top tier institution where multidisciplinary collaboration is the cornerstone of patient care. Clinical pharmacy services are emphasized in almost every aspect of the care process, which will provide me with a well-rounded residency experience. As a nationally recognized leader in healthcare, Memorial Hermann attracts exceptional talent, allowing me to train alongside a distinguished team of highly-skilled clinicians. I chose Memorial Hermann because the value placed on clinical pharmacy services allows me to make a true impact on patient care every day.