St. David's Medical Center PGY1 - Affiliated with UT College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Location: Austin, Texas
St. David’s Medical Center – Austin includes a 426-bed acute care hospital with a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. Additional services at St. David’s Medical Center include comprehensive stroke center, bariatric center of excellence and the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The St. David’s Medical Center Pharmacy Post Graduate Year One Residency is affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. This affiliation requires resident participation in the Pharmacotherapy Teaching and Leadership Fellows Program (TLFP) at the University.
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 seven core rotations and four 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 university requirements of the teaching program. The third longitudinal experience is the design and evaluation of a research project that includes presentation at residency conferences and manuscript submission.
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.