Pharmacy Residencies and Experiential Programs
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
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 Memorial Hermann Health
System, one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems 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 Solid-Organ
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, critical care, emergency medicine, heart and vascular, hematology / oncology, infectious diseases, internal medicine / medical intensive care, neurosciences, pediatrics and neonatal / pediatric critical care, solid-organ transplant, and surgery / trauma / burn, and more.
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.
The Department of Pharmacy was named the 2013-2014 Health-System Preceptor Site of the Year by the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. The award recognizes the dedication and passion for teaching displayed by all preceptors within the Department of Pharmacy and exemplifies the Department’s commitment to training the next generation of pharmacists.