The Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency Program at the STVHCS in conjunction with The University of Texas College of Pharmacy has been accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists since 2005. The program is designed to provide a challenging training opportunity for individuals desiring to develop clinical competency in the specialized area of psychiatric pharmacy. The 12-month training period incorporates outpatient, inpatient, and residential experiences devoted to the development of skills essential for the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients with mental illness. This residency allows for ample teaching opportunities, both didactic and preceptorship, as well as offers a formal teaching certificate program. At the completion of this year-long training program, the resident is qualified for positions in clinical pharmacy and academia as clinical faculty.
Eligible to practice pharmacy in at least one state.
Off-site rotations will require licensure in the state of Texas.
Selection is based on professional competence, scholastic achievement, references, communication skills, and clinical practice and research interests.
Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 residency or ASHP approved waiver is required.
All application materials should be submitted through ASHP PhORCAS
Personal letter of intent
Three letters of reference
Official pharmacy school transcript
About The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is one of the premier institutions of pharmaceutical education and research in the country. Pharmacists have significant responsibility for managing drug therapy, counseling on medication use, and monitoring drug therapy outcomes. Our Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares future practitioners to meet these challenges as lifelong learners and leaders in drug therapy management. We offer graduate programs leading to research-focused M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy including the inter-institutional Ph.D. program in translational research. An exceptional faculty brings cutting edge research and clinical expertise to the classroom and supervise student-learning experiences in both patient care and research. Our students are tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders. What starts here truly changes the world.