PGY1 & PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency – Amarillo | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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The 24-month PGY1 & PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency conducted by TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, Texas is accredited by ASHP (until 2026), in partnership with ACCP. The program provides significant depth and scope of knowledge and experience in comprehensive patient care and prepares residents to become Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists. Residents are further guided to develop excellence in one area of practice focus throughout their training experience. The program is unique as it provides many opportunities for residents to tailor experiences as their career goals evolve. Furthermore, the program is nationally recognized for a robust clinician-educator training program designed for individuals with interests in part-time or full-time careers in academia.

Program Goals

Practice Excellence

  • Develop a mastery of knowledge in pharmacotherapy.
  • Demonstrate advanced practice skills in the acute, ambulatory, and chronic care settings while achieving excellence in one major area of focus.
  • Engage in practice management initiatives to improve the care of patient populations.
  • Establish yourself as an integral member of the health care team.

Academic Excellence

  • Educate learners effectively in didactic, laboratory, and discussion-based settings.
  • Demonstrate effective precepting skills.
  • Interpret and disseminate knowledge in pharmacotherapy.
  • Generate new knowledge that enhances the care of patients or education of learners.

Individual Excellence

  • Utilize an ongoing system of self-assessment and development.
  • Demonstrate exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
  • Employ strategies for balancing multiple work-related and personal responsibilities.
  • Adopt a long-term commitment to professional and community service.