Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1)

  • Designed as an entry-level experience for those with a Pharm.D. degree and limited professional or clinical experience
  • Typically 2000 hours of experience, as defined by the ASHP Standards for Pharmacy Practice Residency
  • Develop clinical and communications skills in a variety of practice environments and sample various areas of pharmacy specialization
  • Provides management and practice experience, especially useful if you have limited prior pharmacy experience
  • Capable of providing pharmaceutical care to patients, with commonly encountered diseases, such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, depression, and community acquired pneumonia
  • Provide consultative and drug information services to health care practitioners and patients
  • Close involvement with the Director and pharmacists of a Department of Pharmacy in an institutional setting, other organized health care setting, or a community pharmacy
  • Provides necessary skills development, professional experience, and maturity to progress to advanced specialty practice residencies or graduate studies
  • At completion of the program receive a residency certificate from The University of Texas and, as appropriate, from the affiliated institution


Community Pharmacy at H-E-B Pharmacy

Community Pharmacy at Tarrytown Pharmacy

Pharmacy Residency at Seton Healthcare Family

Pharmacy at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

Pharmacy at St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

Corpus Christi

Pharmacy Residency With a Focus on Mental Health

El Paso

Community Pharmacy at the UTEP/UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program – 2 residency openings (La Fe, Centro San Vicente)

San Antonio

Pharmacy at CHRISTUS Health-Santa Rosa: Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

Pharmacy at Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital of South Texas

Pharmacy at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Pharmacy at University Health System


Pharmacy at McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White

Community Pharmacy at Scott & White Memorial Hospital

Pharmacy at Scott & White Memorial Hospital

Pharmacy at Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

Pharmacy at Scott & White Memorial Hospital and Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center

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