Post-Pharm.D. Education and Training

Post Pharm.D. Education & Training

Community Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) at H-E-B Pharmacy
University of Texas, College of Pharmacy

Pope, Nathan D., Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Clinical Assistant Professor of
Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice
Director, HEB/UT Community Pharmacy
Residency Program
PHR 3.208D

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin
College of Pharmacy
2409 University Ave, A1910
Austin, TX 78712


Round Rock 02 #373
16900 North RR 620
Round Rock, TX 78681
Preceptor/Site Coordinator: Roxann Soliz, RPh

Austin 27 - HEB Plus! #24
11521 North FM 620
Austin, TX 78726
Preceptor/Site Coordinator: Gretta Leckbee, RPh

Austin 8
2400 S. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
Preceptor/Site Coordinator: James Weems, RPh

15300 S IH-35
Buda, TX 78610
Preceptor/Site Coordinator: George Valdez, PharmD

Specific Location TBD
Preceptor/Site Coordinator: Heather Bierle, Pharm.D.

Additional Preceptors:
Donna Montemayor, RPh - Sr. Director, Pharmacy Corporate Operations
Dennis Wiesner   R.Ph. (CIPP) - Privacy - Pharmacy - Government Affairs
Jose Cervantes, PharmD - Assistant Manager, Pharmacy Professional Services

1 year

July 1

All candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy or PharmD from an ACPE accredited school or college of pharmacy
  • Texas Pharmacist licensure by August 1
  • APhA Immunization Certificate preferred (not required)
  • Self directed, motivated, and committed to advancing the profession of pharmacy
  • Commitment to pharmaceutical care in the community chain pharmacy setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Membership and record of activity in professional organizations
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities
  • Good organizational skills
  • Precision oriented and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Must complete required H-E-B orientation and training courses

The H-E-B/The University of Texas at Austin Community Pharmacy Residency Program conducted by The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and H-E-B Pharmacy, Austin, TX is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, in partnership with the American Pharmacists Association.

Please apply using PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application) at All references and transcripts are handled through PhORCAS. Do not send any by mail.

This residency DOES participate in The Match. For more information, please visit:

The H-E-B Pharmacy/University of Texas College of Pharmacy Community Pharmacy Residency Program (CPRP) is dedicated to developing compassionate, confident, clinical providers of advanced patient care services in a community pharmacy setting.  The program will equip the resident to:

  • Provide direct patient care to diverse populations
  • Engage in collaborations with physicians and other health care providers
  • Serve as a role model and be able to educate pharmacy students and providers
  • Manage and develop viable new advanced patient care programs that are economically feasible
  • Provide leadership for advancing the practice of community pharmacy and the profession
  • Serve as an educator for health/wellness and disease prevention for the community
  • Lead and manage a successful community chain pharmacy that provides dispensing and clinical services


A. Medication Therapy Management Services (MTMS) - telephonic and in-person

B. Disease State Management (DSM) - Diabetes currently with potential for expansion. More info at: AND

C. Immunizations - Influenza in addition to the full spectrum of immunizations including
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
HPV/cervical cancer
Measles, mumps, rubella
Tetanus, diphtheria
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis
More info at:

D. Health Screenings - conducted for HEB Partners, private employers, and the public including blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, and HbA1c.
More info at:

E. Professional Service - Giving you the skill and knowledge to be a efficient, effective, and safe professional pharmacist. All residents are required to allocate 20% of the program to staffing which equates to 32 hours per month. Of those 32 hours, 16 hours are required to occur on a weekend.

F. Project Management - All residents will complete a major project during the year.

G. Education - Residents participate as facilitators to the course titled - Nonprescription Pharmacotherapeutics II. There are also various opportunities for various educational experience including presentations to nurses, physicians assistants, physicians, and other healthcare providers. All sites have potential for pharmacy students on rotation.

H. Leadership & Management - Residents will gain the skills necessary to manage a community pharmacy in addition to managing the professional services offered by HEB. Visits to the HEB home office will occur periodically to expose you to upper management activities and decision making processes.

I. Giving Back - As new members of the Capital Area Pharmacy Association, residents will work at the Volunteer Healthcare Clinic two days per month. One Monday evening will be focused on counseling to patients with chronic disease states. The other evening will consist of dispensing and counseling activities. This is rewarding experience with a diverse population.

The resident will travel to the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and
ALCALDE Southwest Leadership Conference for Pharmacy Residents, Fellows, and Preceptors. ( Optional meetings include the NCPA and ASHP.

Competitive with all benefits entitled to an employee of the university

For information about H-E-B, please visit their site.

Last Reviewed: October 30, 2012

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmacy


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