Post-Pharm.D. Education and Training
Ambulatory Care (PGY2) at South Texas Veterans Health Care System
Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
in conjunction with the University of Texas, College of Pharmacy
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Contact:
Tera D. Moore, Pharm.D., BCPS
Residency Program Director
Primary Care Clinical Pharmacy
Program Manager
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
7400 Merton Minter Blvd 119
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 617-5300 ext. 15652
tera.moore@va.gov

LOCATION:
San Antonio, Texas

LENGTH OF RESIDENCY:
1 year

START DATE:
July 1

REQUIREMENTS:
U.S. citizens
Pharm.D. degree from ACPE-Accredited institution. Eligible to practice pharmacy in at least one state. Selection is based on professional competence, scholastic achievement, references, communication skills, and clinical practice and research interests.

STIPEND:
Competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package with sick leave, annual leave, and administrative leave available. Health insurance is available.

The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency is a comprehensive, post-doctoral clinical program designed to provide training and experience to prepare pharmacists for specialty practice in the field of ambulatory care.

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is composed of the Audie L. Murphy Division, the Kerrville Division, and the Satellite Clinic Division. The STVHCS is a 268 bed facility providing primary, secondary and tertiary health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. It also supports a 90 bed Extended Care Therapy Center, a 30-bed Spinal Cord Injury Center, an eight-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, and a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center.  The system has an active primary care program with satellite outpatient clinics in San Antonio, Victoria, and Kerville. Community Based Clinics are located in Beeville, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Seguin, and San Antonio.

The Pharmacy Service at Audie L. Murphy Hospital offers 24-hour coverage, decentralized unit-dose drug distribution, complete IV-admixture program, and clinical services in selected areas of the hospital. Pharmacies are also located in the outpatient clinics and operate during clinic business hours.

The resident will participate in clinical pharmacy activities at both Audie L. Murphy (ALM) Hospital and other outpatient clinics in San Antonio. Pharmacists are responsible for promoting appropriate cost-effective pharmacotherapy, patient monitoring to assure safety and efficacy of prescribed therapy, and educating patients, caregivers, and health care providers. Practice areas include Pharmacy MTM Clinics, STX Anticoagulation Clinic, and other specialty clinics. The Pharmacy MTM Clinics accept referrals for the management of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia, CAD, CHF, and individual medication counseling. A research project is required.

The resident is an employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs, directly responsible to the Chief, Pharmacy Service. Daily guidance and supervision will be provided by the resident's clinical preceptor and program director, as well as the physicians affiliated with the practice site. An affiliated appointment with the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is available.

The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
Last Reviewed: December 17, 2011

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA
78712-1113

Email Address: pharmacy
@austin.utexas.edu

Phone:
1-512-471-1737


For specific programs, contact:

Pharm.D.
512-471-1737

Graduate
512-471-6590

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