The ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency is a 12 month program. Clinical rotations are offered in a wide variety of specialties and are tailored to the individual resident. While on clinical services, the resident’s responsibilities include working with the medical staff through participation in daily rounds, monitoring drug therapy, providing pharmacokinetic recommendations, and attending various meetings. Other responsibilities include completion of a major research project that is presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting and the regional residency conference, multiple presentations, and assisting with the education of pharmacy students from several colleges of pharmacy. The resident is also expected to be involved with various hospital committees including P&T, Pharmacy/Nursing, and Patient Safety.
As a pharmacy resident, in addition to rotation responsibilities, you are afforded the opportunity to be a member of the hospital’s pharmacy staff and serve as a pharmacist in the department. Residents receive full MDMC employee benefits including insurance, sick time, and vacation. Travel support is provided for the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the regional residency conference.
As a pharmacy resident at Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC), you will be part of a department that puts pharmaceutical care into action. Our dedicated staff has an excellent rapport with medical and nursing personnel, and is highly committed to quality patient care.
The ASHP-accredited residency program is designed to provide residents expanded involvement in those areas where special interests exist. Our unique size and organizational structure provide an ideal learning environment for pharmacy residents. MDMC provides a variety of exceptional clinical programs and services, including multi-organ transplantation, neurology, cardiology, oncology, physical rehabilitation services, adult internal medicine, maternity, neonatology, and emergency/trauma care.
Internal medicine 2 months
Medical ICU 1 month
Trauma/Surgery ICU 1 month
Infectious Diseases 1 month
Ambulatory Care 1 month
Advanced Clinical Pharmacy 1 month
Drug Information Longitudinal
Pharmacy Practice/Staffing Longitudinal
Pharmacy Administration Longitudinal
Solid Organ Transplant
Pharmacy Administration (focused)
In order to be considered for the residency program at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, you must complete each of the following steps:
Utilizing the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) submit the following:
Current curriculum vitae
Letter of intent for pursing a residency program
Three references - Please have references complete the PhORCAS reference template
An official copy of the college of pharmacy transcripts
Requirements for Acceptance
Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy, eligibility for employment by the hospital and full Texas licensure within 90 days of employment, participation in the residency matching program, and an interview (likely virtual for 2021).
The above items must be submitted via PhORCAS by January 1,2021.
For more information regarding the residency program visit our web site at:
Methodist Health System (MHS) is a not-for-profit corporation that consists of Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers. Methodist Health System has a deep commitment to focus on its service area of southwest Dallas County. Methodist Health System is the only Texas member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network which includes health care organizations from across the globe. Methodist collaborates with leading thinkers and speakers from the Mayo Clinic to improve the delivery of compassionate, quality care in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Methodist Dallas Medical Center (MDMC) is a 585-bed adult acute care community hospital that serves as the teaching and referral center for the MHS system. MDMC is an accredited Level I trauma center and is home to two adult critical care units (medical/surgical and neuro) as well as a level-III neonatal intensive care unit serving as a referral center for more than 30 hospitals in North and East Texas. MDMC is also one of the most active transplant centers in the nation providi...ng comprehensive services in the areas of kidney, pancreas, and liver transplantation. Additionally, MDMC has been recognized for excellence in the areas of stroke/cardiovascular care, gastrointestinal/pancreatic disorders, orthopedic surgeries, and cancer and has received numerous awards/recognitions for quality and patient safety. Our institution cooperates with other Dallas and Fort Worth hospitals in sponsoring the CareFlite emergency ambulance and helicopter service providing helicopter, ground, and fixed-wing transport throughout the North Texas region.
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, MDMC provides quality health care to more than 175,000 patients per year. Our commitment to the highest standards for health care helped earn us a Gold Seal of Approval® from the Joint Commission.