Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) Pharmacy Residency Programs

  • Designed as an advanced practice experience for those with a Pharm.D. degree and possessing professional and clinical experience approximating a pharmacy practice residency
  • Typically 2000 hours of experience, as defined by the ASHP Standards for Pharmacy Practice Residency
  • Build on pharmacy practice skills and experience, with a focus in an area of specialty practice
  • Develop specialized knowledge and skills enabling the provision of a higher level of patient care, ultimately leading to competence commensurate with Board Certification by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
  • Primary focus of experiential components is patient care; emersion into progressive clinical environments where there is substantial opportunity for direct patient care and consultation
  • Involvement with one or more pharmacy services focused on advanced practice, i.e., oncology, or in providing specific high level services, i.e., drug information
  • Completion of residency project, provides introduction to research methodologies; and/or practice/management evaluation
  • Teaching opportunities in the classroom, clinical case-based laboratories, and for Pharm.D. students completing experiential rotations are offered
  • Faculty and clinical practitioners are nationally recognized leaders and service innovators in their field
  • At the completion of the program receive a specialty practice residency certificate from The University of Texas and affiliated institution


Infectious Disease at Seton Healthcare Family, University Medical Center Brackenridge

Internal Medicine at Seton North West

Ambulatory Care at Blackstock and CommUnityCare

Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice & Mental Health Outcomes Research at UT Affiliated Practice Institutions

El Paso

Family Medicine at UTEP/UT Austin Cooperative Pharmacy Program (w/ Texas Tech Health Science Center at El Paso)

San Antonio

Geriatrics at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Internal Medicine at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Infectious Disease at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Oncology at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Pharmacotherapy at University Hospital

Ambulatory Care at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Residency at South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Solid Organ Transplant at University Health System

Emergency Medicine at University Health System

Critical Care at University Health System

Temple, Waco, Austin

Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Residency at Central Texas Veterans Health Care System

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