The PGY1 portion of this combined residency program provides an in-depth clinical experience at Ascension Texas / Seton Healthcare Family, which consists of a 13-hospital network throughout central Texas. The health-system includes a large academic medical center, a children’s hospital, and number of community and critical access sites. Clinical training is tailored to the resident’s background and special interests. The resident will be a preceptor for the pharmacy clerkship students and will be involved in teaching activities through the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.
The PGY2 portion of the combined program provides opportunities for the resident to be immersed in an extensive and professionally diverse network in St. Louis, MO. Ascension St. Louis / The Resource Group offers a unique corporate setting for the resident to grow and freely exchange ideas for best practices to benefit every patient at every facility. The resident will be working with hundreds of professionals nationwide and maximizing their post-residency career opportunities in the process. “Procurement to patient” will provide the resident with a multitude of opportunities to experience various aspects of pharmacy administration and supply chain processes.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.