Important announcement: Due to the current state brought by the Coronavirus pandemic, Memorial-Hermann – TMC PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency program will not be participating in the ASHP Midyear Personnel Placement Service (PPS) virtual events in December 2021. If you are interested in applying to our program please contact the residency program director via email listed on this page.
The PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is an ASHP-accredited one-year post-graduate residency program.
The PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency is designed to:
The Heart & Vascular Institute of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center houses a scope of heart and vascular services that rivals the most advanced cardiovascular treatment institutions in the world. At Memorial Hermann, we pride ourselves in a pharmacy practice model that supports advanced integration of clinical pharmacy specialists within several focused clinical services practicing in the institution. This practice model fosters extensive pharmacy collaboration with both physician and nursing staff in the context of patient care, quality improvement and clinical research. The cardiology pharmacy resident will have ample opportunity to network with other residents, clinicians and academic faculty within Memorial Hermann and other Texas Medical Center institutions.
PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residents will be exposed to a broad range of experiences and activities intended to build the skills necessary to practice as a cardiology clinical pharmacy specialist in an acute care setting. Residents are required to complete rotations in each of the following areas:
Elective rotations which may be available based on individual resident's interests include the following areas:
Residents will gain additional experiences necessary to be a successful clinical pharmacy specialist through completion of several additional activities:
|Vacation:||10 days plus 6 holidays (Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Memorial Day)|
|Meetings:||Financial support is offered to attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions & Expo.|
|Health Insurance:||Health, dental and vision plans are available|
|Taxes:||Texas has no state income tax|
To apply for this program, you must submit the following through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS):
The program listing in PhORCAS and the National Matching Service is: MEMORIAL HERMANN/TEXAS MED CTR; NMS Code #723067
Application deadline is January 2nd
Applicants considered for a position will be invited for an on-site interview at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center during January or February. Applicants will be given a tour of the facilities and will have a chance to meet with the Residency Program Director, clinical pharmacy staff, and current pharmacy residents.
Memorial Hermann recognizes the health benefits of a tobacco-free lifestyle as well as the special duty to maintain and promote a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors, physicians, and employees. In an effort to further this goal, Memorial Hermann does not hire individuals who use tobacco products in any form.
For further information, contact:
Phillip Weeks, Pharm.D., AACC, BCPS, BCCP
Program Director, PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency
Memorial Hermann- Texas Medical Center
Phone: (713) 704-7157