Program Overview

Memorial Hermann Hospital System - Greater Heights and Southeast is an ASHP-accredited, postgraduate year one (PGY1) residency program which builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

The program is a collaborative with two community hospitals, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital within the Memorial Hermann Health-System (MHHS) in the greater Houston area. Residency program preceptors, resources, and rotational experiences are shared among the two hospitals to create a comprehensive experience for each achieve competency in patient care, advancing practice and improving patient care, leadership and management, and teaching, education, and dissemination of knowledge.

Rotations and Experiences

Required Rotations
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hospital Pharmacy Management
  • Infectious Disease
  • Integrated Pharmacy Practice
  • Internal Medicine
Elective Opportunities*
  • Repeat any core rotation
  • Academia
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Cardiology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Neonatal/Pediatrics
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Neurology
Longitudinal Requirements
  • Major Research Project
  • Medication Use Evaluation or Quality Improvement Project
  • Medication Safety Project
  • Formulary Review
  • Staffing Every 3rd Weekend

*Additional rotations are available that allow for customization of the residency experience to fit the resident's learning needs.


Resident Stipend: $62,000
Meetings: Financial support is offered to attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and a regional residency conference
Time Off: Vacation and paid time off (PTO) are available
Insurance: Health, dental and vision plans are available
Taxes: Texas has no state income tax
Other Benefits: Employee Wellness Resources, Professional Development Series

Application Requirements

Positions available: Two

Start Date:Approximately July 1st

Application Process

  • Graduate from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy with a Pharm.D. degree by the start of the residency year
  • Registered with Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and the ASHP Matching Program
  • Applications must be submitted through PhORCAS by January 1st - NMS Code: 218713
  • Eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Texas
    • The resident is strongly encourabed to obtain State of Texas licensure by August 1st, but MUST be obtained within 90s of the residency start date.
  • Eligible for employment by Memorial Hermann Health System
    • Memorial Hermann will no longer hire individuals who use tobacco products of any form
    • Memorial Hermann has a COVID-19 and influenza vaccination policy
  • Applicants considered for a position will be required to complete a formal interview


Megan Anderson, PharmD, BCPS
Program Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
Phone: 281-929-4508

Julin Mathew, PharmD, BCCCP
Program Coordinator, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

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