Residency and Fellowship Programs
Welcome to the OU College of Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Training Programs home page. Our goal is to provide excellent preparation for your career in pharmacy, and we firmly believe that you will find your educational experience rewarding at the University of Oklahoma. We are pleased to provide you with information on our residency and fellowship programs.
The College of Pharmacy, located on the comprehensive University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City, provides an environment of stimulating clinical training while forwarding our tradition of excellence. The College of Pharmacy and its affiliated institutions provide residency programs that meet the standards established by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Accreditation Services Division. The institutional oversight of residency programs and affairs at the OU College of Pharmacy is conducted through its Residency Review Committee (RRC).
OU College of Pharmacy offers a broad range of residencies that includes both PGY1 and PGY2 programs. PGY1 pharmacy as well as PGY2 programs in the following specialty areas: ambulatory care, cardiovascular medicine, HIV pharmacotherapy, internal medicine, and pediatrics. As a pharmacist in residency training, your primary responsibilities will be participating in the educational aspects of your program and in the direct care of patients under the supervision of program preceptors. Our programs provide a unique opportunity for enrichment through working with faculty who have diverse practice interests. Each program is designed with a degree of flexibility so that learning experiences may be tailored to resident interests.
Some of the unique features of the OU College of Pharmacy Residency Training Programs include:
Resident Rounds is a weekly curriculum that addresses topics related to health systems management, research, teaching, poster presentations, interviewing, mentoring, and self-assessment, among others. In addition, residents gain experience in literature evaluation and clinical decision-making through presentations at journal clubs and of patient cases.
Resident Research Committees
A research committee is customized for each resident and includes the residency program director, an expert in the practice area in which research will be conducted, and an expert in study design, data analysis, and statistical methods. The committee supports the resident through each step of the process, providing the mentorship and resources necessary for a successful research experience. Residents also complete a research curriculum which includes OUHSC Institutional Review Board (IRB) certification for conducting human research and research training sessions in Resident Rounds.
Teaching Certificate Program
Because of the importance of teaching in pharmacy practice, OU College of Pharmacy has developed a structured teaching curriculum for its residents. Each resident receives an appointment as a clinical instructor within the College of Pharmacy, in the Department of Pharmacy: Clinical and Administrative Sciences and participates in various aspects of teaching. These include educational workshops, practice lab teaching, facilitation of small group activities, lecture and rotation teaching and student assessment. Mentorship is provided with each teaching activity as well as regular feedback on performance. Upon successful completion of all the elements of this curriculum, residents receive a teaching certificate.
College of Pharmacy
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1110 N. Stonewall Avenue, Room 135
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Telephone: (405) 271-6484 ×47288
FAX: (405) 271-3531