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PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program

The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program is a 12 month post graduate curriculum that offers training opportunities in acute care, ambulatory care, drug information, drug use policy development, clinical services and pharmacy leadership. The residency is designed to offer an individualized training plan for each resident based on their interests, goals and past experiences. Residents will be required to complete core rotations in order to build a strong knowledge base and have the opportunity to select elective rotations in different fields of interest. The program is designed to develop the following competencies:

  • Patient Care
  • Advancing Practice and Improving Patient Care
  • Leadership and Management
  • Teaching, Education, and Dissemination of Knowledge
  • Pharmacy Research

Location: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance (DHR), Edinburg, Texas

Length of Residency: 1 year

Start Date: First Monday in July

Number of Positions: 2

Residency Structure

Orientation, required

Electives, required

Longitudinal Experiences: regularly scheduled experiences for a quarter, six months or 12 months 

Adult General Medicine

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Ambulatory Care

Critical Care I in MICU

Critical Care II (chose 1)

  • Cardiology
  • Neurology

Hospital Administration

Infectious Disease


Clinical Information

Transplant Medicine

Any of the required rotations may be repeated once


CareLink Clinic

Academic Training Program

Research project

Patient Discharge Counseling



Application Requirements:

  • PharmD degree from ACPE-accredited institution
  • Texas Licensure by Aug. 31
  • Participation in ASHP Resident Match Program

Stipend: Competitive salary and benefits package. Paid vacation


Rene Verduzco Jr. PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Director
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Texas A&M College of Pharmacy
5501 S. McColl Rd. 
Edinburg, TX 78539

Daniela Bazan Pharm.D. BCPS
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Coordinator
Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Texas A&M College of Pharmacy
5501 S. McColl Rd
Edinburg Tx 78539


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