Post-Pharm.D. Education and Training

Post Pharm.D. Education & Training

Pharmacy (PGY1) at McLane Children's Hospital Scott & White
in conjunction with the University of Texas, College of Pharmacy


Chanin Wright, PharmD
Pharmacy (PGY1) Residency Assistant Program Director
McLane Children's Hospital Scott & White
1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX, 76502
(254) 935-4165


152421; 1 Position

Temple, Texas

1 year

July 1, 2013

Entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy degree
Texas licensure eligibility
A strong interest in clinical pharmacy practice with a pediatric focus

$41,094 (estimated) plus an attractive benefits package
15 days paid vacation and paid health insurance (Scott & White Health Plan) for the resident

McLane Children's Hospital is a 112-bed pediatric facility consisting of a 14-bed Emergency Department, 4 operating rooms, a procedure suite, day surgery, 16-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), 48-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and a 48-bed medical/surgical unit.  The McLane Children's Hospital is part of the Scott & White Healthcare system, which includes Scott & White Memorial Hospital, multiple regional clinics throughout Central Texas, and a 200,000-member managed care organization (the Scott & White Health Plan). Scott & White is a major academic health science center, serving as a large teaching facility for the College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, and the Rangel College of Pharmacy and the College of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center.

The Department of Pharmacy at Scott & White provides progressive, clinically oriented pharmacy services for the hospital, clinic and health plan. Included among the major departmental functions are 24-hour in-patient pharmacy services, the Drug Information Center, home infusion services, cystic fibrosis, anticoagulation, diabetes and dyslipidemia management clinics and a wide range of clinical pharmacy services provided by Scott & White patient care pharmacists and clinical specialists. Clinical pharmacy specialists currently practice at Scott & White in a variety of specialty areas to include adult medicine, pediatrics, hematology/oncology, drug information, and ambulatory care.

In addition to provision of a wide array of clinically oriented patient care services, the Department of Pharmacy at Scott & White has a significant teaching/research presence within the institution. A major element of the departmental teaching mission involves offering both pharmacy practice and post-doctoral specialty residency training opportunities.

The McLane Children's Hospital Pharmacy offers one position as a hospital based ASHP- accredited, PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency based in a pediatric facility.  The program is designed to provide broad training and experience in pediatric hospital pharmacy practice.  The resident spends time on NICU, Medical/Surgical and PICU teams, as well as in multiple other practice rotations and clinic settings. Opportunities for collaborative research and teaching are provided, and a research project is required.  This is an opportunity for highly motivated individuals with an interest in pediatric hospital pharmacy.
Last Reviewed: October 23, 2012

College Information

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College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
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Austin, TX, USA

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