PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY1/PGY2/MS Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Program
HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood
Location: Houston, Texas
PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership/Masters
The pharmacy residency programs at HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood offer our residents the ability to learn, grow, and develop in the largest full-service, acute-care, teaching facility within the HCA Houston Healthcare hospital system.
As part of our comprehensive pharmacy residency programs, each resident will gain unique exposure to high-quality patient-centered care, medication safety, facility and division leadership and practice management, project management, quality and regulatory projects and education of healthcare providers and trainees.
HCA Houston Kingwood is proud to offer the following pharmacy residency programs:
The current Graduate Medical Education (GME) General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, and Podiatry Residencies are an academic partnership with the University of Houston College of Medicine, which was established in 2020. It is just the start of an ever-expanding higher education collaboration between our two powerhouses.
Additionally, HCA Houston Kingwood is equipped with a Level III Trauma Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and is accredited by DNV - Healthcare as the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Northeast Houston. To learn more about who we are, visit the About Us page.
Program duration: 12 months, beginning early July
Rotation duration: 5-week blocks except for a 6-week orientation period
Required longitudinal rotations:
Service and Patient Care
Projects and Presentations
Required core rotations:
Hospital Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Practice Management
Critical Care - Medical ICU
Applicants must upload the following to PhORCAS by January 1:
Include completed and anticipated advanced pharmacy practice experience rotations
Include leadership and organizational involvement
Letter of intent
Official college of pharmacy transcript
Three references/letters of recommendations
References must be from preceptors, advisors, or managers able to speak to clinical problem-solving skills in direct patient care, leadership experience, or research experiences
References must comment on the following characteristics:
Ability to organize and manage time
Ability to work with peers and independently
Inter-professional communication skills
Clinical problem-solving skills
Completion of application requirements to the University of Houston College of Pharmacy if applicable
HCA Houston Kingwood is a full-service, 457-bed acute care hospital equipped with a Level III Trauma Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and accredited by DNV - Healthcare as the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Northeast Houston. We offer a wide range of comprehensive services, including complex cardiovascular services, specialized neurological care, orthopedic care and women’s services including high-risk pregnancy care as well as pediatric services with access to pediatric specialists.
We are part of HCA Houston Healthcare, a family of hospitals serving over one million patients a year at our 13 hospitals within the greater Houston area. As part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare, we are connected to something bigger, which means more resources, more solutions and more possibilities for everyone who walks through our doors.