The Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Department of Pharmacy offers a comprehensive residency program including PGY1 Pharmacy, PGY2 Critical Care, and PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy residencies. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center also offers the Longitudinal Clinical Experiential Program (LCEP) designed for Doctor of Pharmacy students during their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE).
Founded in 1925, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center was the first hospital to open in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. For nearly a century, the hospital has set new standards of care in Texas and the nation through advances in the practice of medicine. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is part of the 12-hospital Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas.
As the primary teaching hospital for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center provides exceptional care in heart, neuroscience, orthopedics, women's health, general surgery and organ transplantation. Within the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center campus are Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, the Texas Trauma Institute, a Heart & Vascular Institute, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, and the Ironman® Sports Medicine Institute. The campus is also home to a Burn Center, Cancer Center, and Transplant Center. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients, and is home to Memorial Hermann Life Flight®.
The Department of Pharmacy’s mission is to optimize patient outcomes by maximizing the safety and effectiveness of medications used by the patients of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Through a collaborative relationship with healthcare teams, medications and services will be provided in a cost efficient manner. To achieve this mission, clinical pharmacy specialists maintain active practices in a wide-range of areas, including: ambulatory care, cardiology / cardiovascular surgery, emergency medicine, hematology / oncology, infectious diseases, internal medicine / medical intensive care, neurosciences, pediatrics and neonatal / pediatric critical care, solid-organ transplant, and surgery / trauma / burn.
The Department of Pharmacy is actively involved in the education and training of future pharmacists through relationships with the University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy, and the University of the Incarnate Word School of Pharmacy.