Residency Listing

University Health System
Department of Pharmacy Services
4502 Medical Drive, MS 102-1
San Antonio, TX 78229-4493
Code: 74501
NMS Code: 182713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Elizabeth Hand, Pharm.D., BCPS
(210) 743-3876
Fax: (210) 702-4066
Director of Pharmacy: Jennifer Hillman, Pharm.D.
(210) 743-4023
Fax: (210) 702-4066
Program Contact: Elizabeth Hand, Pharm.D., BCPS
(210) 743-3876
Fax: (210) 702-4066
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

In collaboration with UT and UIW pharmacy schools, UHS provides a challenging, well-rounded training environment, with a focus on inpatient acute care in a large academic health system. Longitudinal experiences include academic pharmacotherapy, hospital pharmacy practice, major project, and professional development. Required rotations include orientation, ambulatory care, critical care, internal medicine, pediatrics, practice management/drug information, and solid organ transplant. Electives include but are not limited to cardiology, diabetes, emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, infectious diseases, palliative care, and ICUs including medical, neonatal, neurosurgical, and surgical/trauma.

Fringe Benefits:   

Residents receive all benefits of full-time employees, including paid time off, insurance options, discount meals, parking, and professional travel reimbursement.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

U.S. citizenship/Permanent U.S. residence · Texas pharmacist licensure eligibility · Submission of application materials through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhorCAS) · Standard: basic demographics, college transcripts, letter of interest/intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and extracurricular information · Supplemental: personal photograph (color or black and white)

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government: County
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 32
Non-Professional Staff: 45
Total Beds: 639
Average Daily Census: 532
Site Special Features:   

UHS, in partnership with UT Health San Antonio, is the premier teaching hospital for San Antonio and South Texas offering a higher level of coordinated care for routine medical care to the most complex diseases, disorders and injuries.

UHS is designated as a Magnet Healthcare Organization and has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a best ranked hospital in the region for seven years in a row.