Residency Listing

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System
2600 Saint Michael Drive
Texarkana, TX 75503
Code: 74097
NMS Code: 266313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate
Residency Program Director: Yao-Hua Lin, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
(903) 824-6513
Fax: (903) 614-2937
Director of Pharmacy: Mark Lawson, PharmD, BCOP
(903) 614-2928
Program Contact: Yao-Hua Lin, Pharm.D., BCPS, AAHIVP
(903) 824-6513
Fax: (903) 614-2937
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-08
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The pharmacy residency program will prepare graduates to be independent pharmacy practitioners adaptable to various health-system settings, including but not limited to clinical specialist and integrated pharmacist roles. The program design is rooted in developing sustainable processes for advancement of medication safety and collaborative practice while fostering a deeply resident-centered learning environment. Residents will have the opportunity to shape CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System's storied legacy of healing in the Texarkana community and surrounding areas along with their own pharmacy careers.
Fringe Benefits:   
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Health insurance options
  • 403B retirement plan
  • Professional conference travel support
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   
  • Graduation from ACPE accredited college of pharmacy
  • Texas pharmacist licensure eligible
  • 3 recommendation letters
  • Academic transcript
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 17
Non-Professional Staff: 23
Total Beds: 354
Average Daily Census: 172
Site Special Features:   CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System is a network of facilities, caring for the community of the Ark-La-Tex region. The primary acute care hospital was established originally in 1916 and has a long-standing history of excellence and community service and charity, as evidenced by the hospital's many accolades. Its modern 128-acre scenic wooded campus is home to the pharmacy residency program, students from various disciplines, and an emergency department that receives over 60,000 patient visits per year. CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System as a whole provides a broad spectrum of health care services and learning opportunities.