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Pharmacy Residencies - Memorial City

Overview of the Program
Mission Statement
Rotations and Experiences
How to Apply

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

The PGY1 pharmacy residency at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center is a one year post graduate training program that begins annually on July 1st.  The program includes rotational experiences that cover the essential practice of the community clinical pharmacist. 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to create and sustain outstanding and comprehensive pharmaceutical care through the development and support of innovative, independent, thoughtful and compassionate post graduate year one residents. 

Rotations and Experiences

Residents are required to complete eight core rotations and three elective rotations.  These rotations are designed to prepare the resident for practice in an acute care setting.  In addition to the eleven month long rotations, residents will be required to complete three longitudinal experiences.  The first experience is staffing/ order verification based.  The second involves weekly ambulatory care responsibilities in the Memorial City Medication Therapy Management Clinic.  The third longitudinal experience is the design and evaluation of a research project that includes presentation at residency conferences and manuscript submission. 

Core Rotations

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Integrated Clinical Pharmacist I
  • Integrated Clinical Pharmacist II
  • Hospital Management
  • Project

Elective Rotations

  • Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Cardiology
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Miscellaneous off site


Resident Stipend

Competitive with similar program offerings

Health and Insurance

Full health, dental, vision and life insurance packages are available

Time off

Vacation and Paid Time are off are available


Financial support is offered to attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the ALCADE/TSHP meeting


Texas has no state income tax

How to Apply


  • Graduated from an ACPE- accredited college of pharmacy with a Pharm.D. degree by the start of the residency year
  • Eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in Texas
  • Registered with ASHP Residency Matching program and the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application (PhORCAS)
  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three references submitted on the PhORCAS standardized reference form Application must be submitted through PhORCAS by January 5 (Program Code: 74051; NMS CODE: 218613)
Applications must be submitted through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PHORCAS)

Application Deadline:  January 5th. 

Terence Chau, PharmD, BCPS
Program Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: (713) 242-4258
Fax: (713) 242-4892