St. David’s North Austin Medical Center (NAMC) is a nationally recognized hospital and has been named one of the nation’s top 100 hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for multiple consecutive years. The 420-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, as well as a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others.
Residents will complete rotations in hospital operations, adult medicine, neonatal intensive care (NICU), pediatrics, kidney transplant, and emergency department medicine. Longitudinal training includes anticoagulation monitoring and counseling, pharmacy management, participation in the transplant clinic, and drug information services. In addition, residents will be responsible for leading a research project with the assistance and input of various pharmacy staff members. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in the academic training program and earn a teaching certificate provided by The University of Texas College of Pharmacy. Students are encouraged to participate in precepting pharmacotherapy lab, presenting formal presentations, as well as teaching lectures. Students will also have the opportunity to precept students on rotation at NAMC.
Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited institution
Eligible for Texas licensure
A strong desire to strengthen their clinical, academic, research, and leadership skills.
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.