PGY1 Pharmacy, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency conducted by Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas and TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Dallas, Texas is accredited by ASHP.


This PGY1 residency program builds upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives. Residents who successfully complete this PGY1 residency program will be skilled in diverse patient care, practice management, leadership, and education, and be prepared to provide patient care, seek board certification in pharmacotherapy (i.e., BCPS), and pursue advanced education and training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies.


Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is one of two flagship hospital members of Texas Health Resources (THR), one of the largest faith-based, fully integrated, not-for-profit health care systems in the United States.

Since its opening in 1930, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth (THFW) has become a respected center of quality health care. THFW is a 851-bed private, non-profit, tertiary care, Level-II trauma center. In addition THFW has >90 adult ICU beds and is designated as an Emergency Center of Excellence, a Primary Heart Attack Center, and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. In 2021 THFW began graduate medical education (GME) with the start of a general surgery residency. In 2022 THFW welcomed its first class of internal medicine resident physicians.

The Department of Pharmacy Services is an established and vital component of patient care at THFW. Clinical pharmacists are an integral part of the health care team and provide core clinical services in renal and pharmacokinetic dosing, TPN management, antibiotic stewardship, and both anticoagulation/procoagulation management. Pharmacists take part in patient care rounds with multidisciplinary teams throughout the hospital and are actively involved in the training of pharmacy students from schools across the state of Texas. The Department of Pharmacy Services has nine clinical pharmacy specialists on staff and they provide care in various areas such as Intensive Care, Neonatology, Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Renal Transplant Clinic.