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About the Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

Shoreline’s residency program exists to develop clinical pharmacists who can provide comprehensive care to a wide range of patients with a wide range of conditions. Our preceptors have a wealth of knowledge and skills to empower our residents to achieve their highest potential.

   Application deadline: 01/01/2021

   Residency start date: 07/05/2021

Duration of residency: 12 months

Number of positions: 4

Estimated annual stipend: $45,000

NMS Code: 277113

Benefits:Health/Dental/Life Insurance, FSA/HSA, PTO

Residents will attend and present at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Alcalde Southwest Leadership Conference. Opportunities to present at Coastal Bend Society of Health-System Pharmacists and other meetings will also be available, as well as other professional meetings. Partial funding for attending these meetings may be available through the Department of Pharmacy Services.

Core Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy Management

Elective Rotations 

  • Transitions of Care
  • Advanced rotations in any core area may be developed based on resident interest
  • Ambulatory Care (Available through Affiliation with VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health System)
  • Psychiatry (Available through Affiliation with VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health System)
  • Other rotations (e.g. pediatrics, NICU) may be developed based on resident interest

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Service commitment
  • Pharmacy Ground Rounds
  • Journal Clubs
  • Code Response (Residents will be trained in ACLS as part of their experience)

Affiliations and Preceptorship

Pharmacy residents work closely with medical residents from the CHRISTUS Health-Texas A&M Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine residency programs based at CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline.

CHRISTUS Spohn Health System precepts P2 and P4 students from Texas A&M College of Pharmacy. Residents will have the opportunity to precept these students during the second half of their residency year. Residents with an interest in academia have the chance to give classroom lectures and facilitate on-campus activities at Texas A&M College of Pharmacy.


Each resident is required to staff in the central pharmacy one weeknight and every 4th weekend, as well as two holidays. Preceptor or certification in the state of Texas after six months of residency training is a requirement of the program.