Post-Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Residency Program

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Program Purpose

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes. The primary purpose of the program is to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists. These individuals are responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

Rotation Learning Experiences

Core Rotations

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Critical Care
  • Transitional Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Integrated Pharmacy Practice I
  • Integrated Pharmacy Practice II
Elective Rotations (choose 2)
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Core Rotation Variant

  • Neuro-Rehab
  • Patient-Medication Safety
  • Off-Site

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Pharmacy Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Pharmacy Staffing (every other weekend)
  • Medication Use Evaluation

Application Process

Complete online application through PhORCAS (

Applicants must provide the following (submitted via PhORCAS)

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Pharmacy school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation

On-site interview required. Application deadline: 1/8/2019


NMS Code:266313

Program Length: 12 months

Start date: 7/1/2019

Number of positions: 2

Applicant requirements

  • Graduation from an ACPE Accredited college of pharmacy
  • Eligible for Texas pharmacist license


  • Competitive Stipend
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Insurance options
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Professional Conference Travel Support

Program Contacts

Yao-Hua Lin, PharmD, BCPS

Program Director

Rockridge Hannah, PharmD

Program Coordinator