Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at CommUnityCare Health Centers

April Hinds

April Hinds, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Pharmacist
Pharmacy Residency Program Director in Ambulatory Care
Ambulatory APPE Coordinator University of Texas College of Pharmacy
CommUnityCare Federally Qualified Health Centers
Southeast Health & Wellness Center
2901 Montopolis Drive
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-978-8532
April.Hinds@communitycaretx.org
http://www.communitycaretx.org/

Aida Garza

Aida A. Garza, PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Clinical Pharmacist
Associate Pharmacy Director

Pharmacy Residency Associate Program Director in Ambulatory Care
CommUnityCare Federally Qualified Health Centers
North Central
1210 W. Braker Lane
Austin, Texas 78758
Phone: 512-978-9386
Fax: 512-901-9737
Aida.Garza@communitycaretx.org
http://www.communitycaretx.org/

This PGY-2 ASHP accredited Ambulatory Care Residency is conducted in conjunction with the University of Texas at Austin, College of Pharmacy and CommUnityCare Health Centers. This comprehensive and individualized residency provides extensive ambulatory care training to enable the resident in delivering state-of-the-art clinical pharmacy services to ambulatory care patients. The resident will participate in pharmacist-managed clinics that provide drug therapy management for adult chronic disease states via collaborative practice agreements. Residents will receive a clinical faculty appointment at the University of Texas at Austin and participate in a variety of teaching opportunities. In addition, residents will have the opportunity to further develop their clinical research skills.

The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

Ambulatory Care Preceptor-Faculty

Residency Details

Location

Austin, Texas

Length of Residency

1 year

Start Date

July 1

Positions Available

1

Application Deadline

January 15th via PHORCAS

Stipend

$46,000 (2019-2020) plus an attractive benefits package.

Requirements

Pharm.D. degree from ACPE-accredited institution

Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program

Texas licensure by July 1

Participation in the ASHP Resident Matching Program

Professional competence, interpersonal communication skills, public communication skills, and clinical practice interests

Former Residents and Their Current Position

2019-2020

2019-2020 - Chelsey Roscoe, Clinical Pharmacist, CommUnityCare Health Centers

2018-2019

Kathryn Litten, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

2017-2018

Jennifer Shin, Clinical Pharmacist, Memorial Hermann in Houston

2016-2017

Jasmine Peterson, Clinical Pharmacist, Kaiser Permanente Georgia

Catlin Grisham-Takac, Clinical Pharmacist, CommUnityCare Health Centers

2015-2016

Qian Ya Lensa Zeng, Clinical Pharmacist, San Antonio Military Medical Center

Germaine Williams, Behavioral Health Clinical Pharmacist, Superior Health Plan

2014-2015

April Hinds, Clinical Pharmacist, CommUnityCare Health Centers

Sara Linedecker, Clinical Pharmacist, CommUnityCare Health Centers

2013-2014

Ralene Showery, Clinical Pharmacist, William Beaumont Army Medical Center

Lindsay Vasquez, Medical Science Liaison, GSK

2012-2013

Nancy Chung, Diabetes Medical Liaison with SANOFI Medical Affairs

Bryson Duhon, Assistant Dean of Student Success, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

2011-2012

Delaney Ivy, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy

2010-2011

Robin Koffarnus, Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

2009-2010

Jessica Bellone, Cardiology Medical Science Liaison with SANOFI Medical Affairs

2008-2009

Heather Kreutz Fremi, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist-Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Colorado

2007-2008

Emily Flores, Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, Eastern Tennessee State University

2006-2007

Jason Jokerst, Clinical Pharmacist, CommUnityCare Health Centers

2005-2006

Margie Perez-Padilla, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas El Paso

2004-2005

Kristina Klein-Bradham, Manager, Apexus 340B Education & Compliance Support

2003-2004

Mary Ann Ramirez, Medical Science Liaison, Associate Director, Critical Care/Heart Failure at Novartis

Past Residency Projects and Publications

Residency Publications

Peterson J, Hinds A, Garza A, Barner J, et. al. Impact of Physician-Pharmacist Co-visits at a Primary Care Clinic in Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2020 Jun;33(3):321-325.

Grisham-Takac C, Lai P, Srinivasa M, Vasquez L, Rascati K. Correlation of antidepressant dose optimization and achievement of glycemic control. Mental Health Clinician. (2019) 9 (1): 12–17.

Linedecker SJ, Barner J, Ridings-Myhra J, Garza A, Lopez D, McIntyre W. Development of a direct observation of procedural skills rubric for fourth-year pharmacy students in ambulatory care rotations. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 Mar 1; 74(5 supplement 1):S17-S23

Hinds A, Lopez D, Rascati K, Jokerst J, Srinivasa M. Adherence to the 2013 Blood Cholesterol Guidelines in Patients with Diabetes at A PCMH. Diabetes Educ. 2016; 42(2):228-233.

Chung N, Rascati K, Lopez D, Jokerst J, Garza A. Impact of a Clinical Pharmacy Program on Changes in Hemoglobin A1c, Diabetes-Related Hospitalizations, and Diabetes-Related Emergency Department Visits for Patients with Diabetes in an Underserved Population. J Manag Care Pharm. 2014;20(9):914-919

Barner J, Lopez D. Postdischarge interventions by pharmacists and impact on hospital readmission rates. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2012; 52(3):358-362.

Past Residency Projects and Publications

Residency Poster Presentations

Litten K, Hill L, Garza A, Srinivasa M. Increasing naloxone knowledge and use through direct-to-patient education.

Shin J, Barner J, Moczygemba L, et. al. Patient Experience with Clinical Pharmacist Services in April 2018 Central Texas Federally Qualified Health Centers

Grisham-Takac C, Lai P, Srinivasa M, Vasquez L, Rascati K. Correlation Between Antidepressant Dose Optimization and Achievement of Glycemic or Blood Pressure Control

Peterson J, Hinds A, Garza A, Barner J, Hill L, Nguyen M, Hill L, Lai P, Gums T. Impact of Pharmacist/Physician Co-visits at a Primary Care Clinic in Patients with Uncontrolled Diabetes.

Zeng Q, Rascati K, Sucic K, Vasquez L, Jokerst J. Optimizing therapy: Pharmacist Involvement Versus Usual in a Heart Failure Population.

Williams G, Lai P, Garza A, Nguyen M, Barner J. Impact of a mental health pharmacist on primary care in a Federally Qualified Health Center.

Roscoe C, Moczygemba L, Garza A, Simien L, et al. Roles and Responsibilities of Collaborative Care Team Members in a Federally Qualified Health Center in Texas.