Community Pharmacy Residency

Program Description

The TSU College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences PGY1 residency program, in conjunction with The University of Texas Medical Branch, is designed to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy education to develop pharmacist providers with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to advance patient care services in the community setting. The resident will provide direct patient care to a diverse population while engaged in collaborative practices with physicians and other healthcare providers. Residents who successfully complete the program will be skilled in diverse patient care, practice management, leadership, and education. Residents completing the program shall have the ability to effectively provide care with a foundation in community pharmacy. Additionally, residents will be prepared for board certification as well as PGY2 training.

Residency Program Experiences

  • Disease State Management
  • Longitudinal Patient Care at St. Vincent’s Clinic
  • Outpatient Pharmacy Staffing Responsibilities
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Perform research focused on preventative care
  • Residency Research Projects presented at ASHP Midyear and TSHP Alcade
  • Manuscript preparation for publication
  • Community outreach programs
  • Business proposal

Practice Site Overview

Texas Southern University

The mission of the Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) is to produce an ethnically diverse population of quality health professionals, especially African-Americans and other ethnic minorities, who are competent in the delivery of interdisciplinary health services while addressing critical urban issues. A major goal of the COPHS is to provide sustainable post-graduate professional training for pharmacists. COPHS is located in Houston the fourth largest city in the US and minutes from the world's largest medical campus -Texas Medical Center.

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

UTMB can best honor its long history of accomplishment and service by staying focused on its future. The goals outlined in our mission and strategic vision are key steps toward that future for every student, faculty, and staff member of the UTMB community.

Our Mission: To improve health by offering innovative education and training, pursuing cutting-edge research, and providing the highest quality patient care.

Our Vision: We work together to define the future of health care and be the best.

Our Values: Compassion, Integrity, Respect, Diversity and Lifelong Learning

UTMB Department of Pharmacy

Mission: Pharmacy Service's mission is to provide exceptional pharmacy services leading the way for a healthier today and tomorrow.

Vision: We work collaboratively to provide the best care through safe and effective medication use practices and education in an atmosphere of professionalism, respect, and open communication.

Values: We promote accountability to achieve extraordinary results. | We embrace change. | We are committed to teamwork. | We promote innovation. | We are outcome driven. | We nurture an atmosphere of professionalism, respect, and open communication

Houston is the nation’s fourth-largest city, home to 2 million people, and a leader in business, entertainment, the arts, and more. Houston has it all, from professional sports to outdoor fun to an out-of-this-world space experience and incredible dining. Houston offers everything from breathtaking museum exhibits to vibrant downtown entertainment. Explore the wonder of space or spend the day shopping in The Galleria. Houston Texas is home to the world's largest concentration of medical professionals, world's largest rodeo, NASA, Grand Prix of Houston, Shell Houston Open, Rotary Lombardi Award, world-renowned museum, and theater districts, Houston Rockets (NBA) Basketball, Houston Astros (MLB) baseball, Houston Texans (NFL) football, and Houston Dynamo (MLS) soccer. (


The applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a graduate or candidate for graduation from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program
  2. Eligibility to work in the United States
  3. Eligible for pharmacy licensure in Texas
  4. Evidence of Participation in the NMS-ASHP Resident Match Program

Stipends and Benefits

The PGY1 Community resident will receive a competitive annual salary with full Texas State benefits after 90-days of employment

  • Competitive stipend
  • State-provided health insurance
  • State-paid time off
  • Educational leave and a stipend to participate in
    • ASHP Midyear
    • Alcalde Southwest Resident Conference

Who should apply?

Applicants with an interest in a career in community pharmacy, transitions of care, academia, specialty pharmacy, diverse patient care, outpatient clinical specialties and eager to receive real-life experiences to contribute to lifelong learning.

Application Materials

  1. Resident Candidate Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. School/College of Pharmacy Transcript
  4. Three letters of recommendation

Application Deadline

January 15th of the year. The program participates in the ASHP matching program.

On-Site Interview

After all applications are reviewed, candidates will be contacted to schedule a half-day on-site interview.

For more information, please contact:

Monica Green, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES
Residency Program Director
Senior Pharmacy Manager, Ambulatory Services
Adjunct Professor, Texas Southern University

UTMB Health League City | Department of Pharmacy
2240 Gulf Freeway South, League City, TX 77573
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